Upcoming Ceramics Classes

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Ceramics/Sculpture Department

Donna Billick

Donna Billick


Instructor: Donna Billick

June 18–21, 2018 (Monday–Thursday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
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


In this four-day workshop professional tile maker and ceramic artist Donna Billick will be covering all aspects of tile making – relief carving, stencil making, and special effect.  Donna will bring bisque tiles and raw clay tiles for students to work with. She will cover design, fabrication and installation of tiles. This workshop will bring lots of skill for mural and architectural tile cladding to the students. This course will require a fee to be paid to the instructor.



B.A. 1973 and M.F.A. 1977, University of California, Davis

2006 – Present: Program Representative, Art/Science Fusion Program, University of California, Davis
2000 – 2014: Art/Science Fusion, Co-founder and instructor, University of California Davis
1998 – Present: Board of Directors, Tile Heritage Foundation, Keeping the Craft Alive
1997 – Present: Founder and Director, Billick Rock Art
1997 – 1999: Instructor, California State University, Sacramento
1993 – 1997: Instructor, California State University, Hayward Ceramics and Sculpture
1992 – 1995: William James Association, Prison Facilities, created Murals for Tracy, Jamestown and Vacaville
1992– 2008: Workshops conducted at Mendocino Art Center
2009: Heaven on Earth Workshops created by Donna Billick in Todos Santos, Baja Mexico
2010-2015: Board of Directors for Community Built Association of America
1982-2015: Extensive teaching and exhibition schedule

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Current MAC Members: $360
Non-members: $400 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

There is a registration fee of $45 for each class for non-members. Current Mendocino Art Center members do not pay a registration fee and may take 10% off each class registration. The discount is reflected in the prices above. Not a member yet? You may sign up below.
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Cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail or email. If you notify us at least 21 days prior to the first class meeting, you will receive a refund of tuition less a $45 cancellation fee. No refunds will be made after that date for any reason due to our contractual obligations and material acquisitions. If the Art Center is compelled to cancel a class you will receive a full tuition refund. Memberships are non-refundable as they are considered a donation to the Art Center.

Instructor materials fee: Not to exceed $20.

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