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Madison Metropolitan School District

Ceramics & Sculpture 1

ART4015

The study of the ceramic arts provides opportunities to explore the expressive side of sculpture and the design and functional aspects of pottery. A variety of ceramic sculpture techniques will be taught and used by the student to creatively solve artistic problems presented in class. Training on the pottery wheel will focus on foundational pottery forms. Students will utilize finishing techniques and processes with attention to craftspersonship. Experiences will include elements and principles of design, history, cultural applications, contemporary artists, careers, the art of critique, and art appreciation. Students interested in solving three dimensional artistic challenges which involve inventive thinking and direct involvement with a highly versatile material should consider this course.

  • Recommended Grades: 10-12
  • Course Number: ART4015
  • Credits: 1/2 credit
  • Course Fees: $20 *
  • Note: Elective;  Meets Requirement for Global Scholars Program (GSP)

* Course fees are subject to change. You may be eligible for a fee waiver or reduction. The fee waiver request is included in the August online enrollment process under the socioeconomic status section. Your request will be reviewed by authorized school district personnel.