Ceramics & Sculpture

  • Course Description:  

    Ceramics & Sculpture

    Ceramics & Sculpture is a half-year course developed to provide students with an understanding of concepts concerning 3-D designStudents will learn about the art of ceramics as well as the methods and techniques used to create a broad variety of ceramic pottery.  In addition to the use of clay, students will have opportunities to work with other types of three-dimensional media to create a broad variety of sculptural forms.  Students will also explore historical figures and cultures that have impacted the technical and conceptual development of ceramics and sculpture.  This course will be taught in accordance with the New York State Standards for the Arts and takes the following DBAE (Discipline-Based Art Education) approach to learning:

    • Art Production: Be able to create works of art using different mediums (art materials)
    • Art History: Be able to identify different artists, cultures, and historical periods
    • Art Criticism: Know how to describe, analyze, interpret, and judge works of art
    • Aesthetics: Understand how people justify judgment about art objects