MINI-COURSE | Salt Fired Ceramics

with Veronica Byun | Intermediate | 18 +

Salt firing is embraced by ceramic artists and potters because of the beautiful and unanticipated results that come from a salt-fired kiln. These six-week courses will explore form, function, aesthetic values, textures, tactile qualities, and surface development of atmospheric firing through salt. All works will be made from start to finish during the course and fired in the new salt kiln in the Munson facilities. Prerequisite: Two semesters of Intro to Pottery and/or previous ceramics experience. 

Wednesdays, 6 - 9 p.m. | 3/20 - 4/24
6 classes | 18 contact hours
Location: Ceramics Studios, 1211 State Street (Enter through Museum side of building near Fountain Elms) 
Cost: $275, Member: $265, Material Fee: $40

+ SCHOLARSHIPS: Need-based scholarship request forms are available HERE >

+ CERAMICS STUDIO GUIDELINES: Please review the best practices and studio rules for the Munson Community Arts Ceramics Program HERE >

+ CLASS NOTES: Ceramics courses may sometimes require light lifting. Students should be able to occasionally lift up to 25 lbs.

+ OPEN STUDIO TIMES: Students currently enrolled in an adult ceramics class may take advantage of open studio hours on Saturdays or Sundays from 8am - Noon or 1-5pm. Open studio spots are limited and must be registered for in advance of attending via digital signup.

+ FIRING TICKETS: Firing fees are based on the measured volume of the finished pieces. Firing tickets are $2 each and available for purchase at the School of Art reception desk during business hours.

+ MATERIAL FEES: Required material fees cover the cost of full use of studio clay and glazes.

+ PRATT MUNSON SPRING BREAK: No classes or open studio the week of March 11 - 17.

+ CAMPUS MAP: View the College of Art and Design Campus Map > Entrance locations are marked with a “star”. Visit Studio Building Reception for help and directions to classrooms.

Meet your instructor, Veronica!

instructor Veronica Byun

VERONICA JUYOUN BYUN was born in Seoul, Korea, received her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI and her BFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in Alfred, NY. Veronica was a 2013-2015 Artist in Residence. She is the Coordinator and Instructor of Ceramic Arts at Munson.

MINI-COURSE | Salt Fired Ceramics