USC Ceramics - The University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Professor Virginia Scotchie - Head of Ceramics
USC Department of Art - McMaster College
1615 Senate Street - Room 103
Columbia, South Carolina 29208
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USC Dept. of Art information
- 11 electric kilns
- 2 electric test kilns
- 4 gas kilns, 2 down draft, 1 sprung arch, 1 car, 1 soda
- anagama wood kiln
- raku kiln
- 19 wheels
- slab roller
- portable sand blaster
- pneumatic extruder
- sand blaster booth
- 2 extruders
- ball mill
- 2 clay mixers
- fully stocked clay and glaze lab
- outdoor kiln yard
- clay mixing room
- dry materials storage room
- glaze mixing room
- slide viewing room
Visiting Ceramic Artists in McMaster Room 103!
Visiting Artist Blaine Avery - Sept. 12 - 13, 2011
Visiting Artist Verne Funk - February 2011
Verne Funk came to USC Ceramics and students volunteered to be a part of his liquid clay live art presentation. He also gave a slide lecture.
Visiting artist - Ron Meyers - October 21, 2010
Ron Meyers gave USC Ceramics a demo in McMaster Room 103... showing his throwing and decoration techniques. More photos from his demo below...
The Crucible Project - May 25 - 28, 2010
A collaboration project with Rick Hirsch, Virginia Scotchie, Scott Meyer and Ken Baskin. They worked in the Ceramics studio from 10-5 everyday. More photos below... also check out "The Crucible Project" facebook page for additional photos..
Visiting Artist Gary Erickson - April 2010
Gary Erickson will be giving a talk about how his travels in China have impacted his work.
McMaster 329 2-3pm April 15th, 2010
Visiting Artist Gudrun Klix - March 2010
Gudrun Klix will be a Art in Residence for the University of South Carolina Ceramics Dept, for the month of March. She will be working in the studio from March 11th until March 30th
Klix will also be giving an Artist Talk on March 16 in McMaster 329 2pm-3pm
Visiting Artist Andrew Martin - March 2010
Andrew Martin will be giving a lecture on March 23, in McMaster 214 4-5pm
He will also be doing a workshop on slip casting, but this is a limited event.
Visiting Artist Bryan Hiveley - March 2010
Bryan Hiveley (MFA from the Univ. of SC) will be giving a demo on March 18th and 19th, from 10am to 4pm.
He will also be giving an Artist Talk on March 18th, in McMaster 329 2-3pm
Visit his website: http://www.bryanhiveley.com
Visiting Artist Leigh Taylor Mickelson - Feb. 2010
USC Ceramics Presents: Workshop w/ Leigh Taylor Mickelson
Feb 8th and 9th from 10am-4pm
Artist Talk on Tuesday Feb. 9th, McMaster 214
Visiting Artist Chris Pettingill - Feb. 2010
USC Ceramics Presents: A Throwing Demo with Production Potter Chris Pettingill
Feb 2nd and 3rd, McMaster 103, 10am-4pm
Come and learn some tricks to the trade.
His website - http://home.earthlink.net/~cpstudio/cpstudioceramics/