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Ceramics/Sculpture Department

Jacob Miller

Jacob Miller

Jacob Miller

Instructor: Jacob Miller

November 28, 2017 – January 23, 2018
Tuesdays for eight weeks, 12pm-2pm,
followed by two hours of independent study
(no class on December 26
All levels

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You may register online until two weeks prior to class start date. After that date, please call the registrar:
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10


An eight-week class involving beginning to intermediate level techniques for both wheel throwing and hand building. Students may choose to do their own work or follow the class curriculum. We will discuss aesthetic theory and various surface decoration throughout the course. Class includes firings for all work made in class. Clay must be purchased.


JACOB MILLER is a mixed material sculptor working predominately in figurative ceramics, and is currently a resident artist at the Mendocino Art Center. He was originally drawn to the challenging aspects of the wheel and ceramics during high school, and at Illinois Central College. Although his work was always loosely inspired by the human figure, it wasn’t until his time at Alfred University as a BFA student that he addressed the figure directly.

For two years following graduation Jacob returned home to Central Illinois, got a day job as an apprentice carpenter, and started renting studio space. Although it was far from ideal, this post-graduation period gave him a tangible feeling of working class life in America. It also served to give Jacob a good deal of practical knowledge about carpentry and woodworking, which are increasingly integrated in his practice.


Tuition: $200
Includes firings, two hours independent studio time after class session each week. Clay must be purchased.


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$200: Tuition (Tuesdays, 12pm–2pm, for eight weeks, followed by two hours of independent study)


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