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Ceramics/Sculpture Department

Austyn Taylor

Austyn Taylor

Austyn Taylor


Instructor: Austyn Taylor
March 3–April 14, 2020
(Tuesdays, 5:30pm–7:30pm, no class on March 24)

All levels

This class is no longer available for registration. For more information, please call the Mendocino Art Center Registrar:
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10


We will explore different techniques in sculpting realistic and abstract animals. We’ll work from references and from our imaginations. We will use mid-range clay and finished projects will be electric fired. Students will have open studio access on Wednesdays, 6:00pm to 8:00pm and Thursdays, 5:30pm to 7:30pm, except when there are other workshops scheduled.


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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Current MAC Members: $247
Non-members: $275 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

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