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Ceramics/Sculpture Department

Malia Landis

Malia Landis

Malia Landis

Malia Landis


Instructor: Malia Landis
August 10–11, 2019 (Saturday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
All levels

THIS CLASS IS CURRENTLY FULL! Please call the Mendocino Art Center Registrar to be placed on the waiting list.
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10


Mixing paper pulp into your clay is a fantastic advantage to building stronger and lighter ceramic sculpture, and creating thinner, more delicate edges in your handbuilt elements. As an introduction to the material, we will talk about the varied uses of mixing cellulose into water-based clay and the Artist’s own personal approach to using paperclay in her artwork. Students will learn how to make paperclay and, through demonstration and assistance, how to sculpt a floral arrangement with porcelain paperclay.


MALIA LANDIS is a sculptor and ceramic artist living and making in Crockett, California. Born in St. Helena, California, and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, Malia creates pressed porcelain and stoneware sculptures inspired by both of these incredible places. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Humboldt State University in 2010 and her Master's of Fine Arts from San Jose State University in 2014.

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Current MAC Members: $180
Non-members: $200 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

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Instructor materials fee: $5 for plaster and clay (provided by instructor).

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