Ceramics Facilities and Equipment



5,300 square foot ceramic studio

Classroom Studio

  • Sixteen Brent CXC electric wheels
  • Three motorized kick wheels
  • Leach Style Treadle Wheel
  • Bailey slab roller
  • Color Decal printer and computer
  • 10 Semi-Private undergraduate major studios
  • Private Graduate Studios

Clay Mixing

  • Two Soldner mixers 
  • 3 De-airing Pug Mills
  • Dry Clay stockroom

Plaster Room and Dedicated Slip Casting Lab

  • Slipomatic casting slip mixer
  • Large Vacuum Chamber
  • Dedicated Plaster Tools

Kiln Room and Glaze Lab

  • Dedicated Glaze Lab
  • Ball mill
  • Blunger
  • 4 Geil Gas Kilns 6 to 82 Cu.ft.
  • Five electric kilns
  • Dedicated crystalline glaze kiln
  • Two electric test kilns
  • 4 cu. ft. test gas downdraft kiln
  • Counter balanced raku kiln

Full Time Shop Coordinator Office

  • Supply Cabinets
  • Hand and Power Tools

West Campus Chamney Barn complex (1 mile from main campus

  • 6,000 square foot kiln shed
  • 40 cu. ft. soda/wood/gas hybrid downdraft kiln
  • 72 cu.ft. train kiln
  • 450 cu. ft. anagama kiln
  • 130 cu. ft. wood/salt noborigama kiln
  • 54 cu. ft. Geil Car Kiln
  • supplies and space for experimental firing

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