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Ceramics/Sculpture Department

Austyn Taylor

Austyn Taylor

Austyn Taylor

Austyn Taylor

Austyn Taylor

Austyn Taylor


Instructor: Austyn Taylor
April 16–19, 2020 (Thursday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
All levels


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We will be creating wall mounted faces using a Francis Bacon inspired push/pull clay manipulation technique. We will dive into the subconscious and pull out forms following the clay as a leader and rotating the piece to create maximum interest from multiple angles.


AUSTYN TAYLOR hails from Rochester, NY. A nomadic artist who creates inspiring works of alienation through the lens of sacred American cartoon tropes. She has shown internationally as well as at art fairs such as Miami Art Basel and SOFA in Chicago. An Alfred MFA in 2016 has been the catalyst for traveling the world and dozens of residencies, most recently a surrealist houseboat in Sausalito (the SS Vallejo.) She believes there is nothing more brutally honest than working with clay. It is a natural authentic expression of self so influenced by our inner dialogs that our life’s novel is revealed in each piece.

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TUITION & FEES (includes a clay fee)
Current MAC Members: $432
Non-members: $480 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

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