401-Advanced Ceramics

This class consists of both advanced hand building and wheel throwing techniques. The student will investigate choices within the medium to express a personal direction, which will result in a successful body of work. Students will participate in a critical group forum that analyzes each others work to promote growth and exchange of ideas. There will be critical readings available for weekly discussion.

The Center has a wheelchair accessible pottery wheel in our ceramics studio. If you would like more information, please call 908-234-2345.

NOTE: There is no class on 10/9 and 11/20.

Special Notes

    All students must comply with the Policies and Procedures found on The Center's website. There will be no refunds for students removed from class for failure to observe The Center’s Policies and Procedures.


    Students require a basic pottery tool kit and clay. Students may purchase a set of tools from The Center or bring their own. Clay must be bought from The Center.

    About the Instructor

    John Reinking

    BFA Mason Gross, Rutgers, MFA Marywood University. Associate Adjunct Professor at Raritan Valley Community College and County College of Morris; works found in many private collections; represented by Peters Valley Craft Center and Connexions Gallery in Easton, PA; exhibits in national group shows regularly.


    Class Details

    September 11 - December 11, 10:00 am - 01:00 pm

    Days: Monday

    Tuition: $513

    Member Tuition: $488

    Location: The Center for Contemporary Art

    Semester: Fall 2023

    Level: Adult (Advanced)

    Instructor: John Reinking

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