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Ceramics/Sculpture Department

Malia Landis

Malia Landis

Malia Landis

Malia Landis

Malia Landis

Malia Landis


Instructor: Malia Landis
June 19–21, 2020 (Friday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
All levels


Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this class has been cancelled.


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 inside a stoneware paperclay shadowbox.


MALIA LANDIS is a sculptor and designer living in the Bay Area, California. Born in St. Helena, California, and raised in Waimea, Hawaii, Malia received her Bachelor of Arts from Humboldt State University California and her Master of Fine Arts from San Jose State University, California. Her sculptures have been exhibited in galleries and museums across the country, including the de Young Fine Arts Museum in San Francisco, California, ASU Art Museum Ceramics Research Center, and the Morris Graves Museum of Art in Eureka, California.

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Non-members: $360 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

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