Program Philosophy

The B.F.A. in Ceramics is a professional undergraduate degree for students desiring extensive studio experience with an emphasis in Ceramics. Students in the program develop critical thinking skills, refine their intellectual and creative processes, and learn both traditional and contemporary aspects of the ceramicist's craft.

The Ceramics curriculum develops an understanding of ceramics as an expressive artistic medium in contemporary society. The study of ceramic materials and techniques is balanced with the study of historical tradition and contemporary trends. The ceramic studio is well equipped so that students experience the variety of technologies used by contemporary artists. The program provides a solid foundation for students pursuing graduate studies or a studio art career.

The ceramics department is located in the Eskenazi Fine Arts Center located at 1410 Indiana Avenue, Indianapolis.