artistic growth and development through a thoughtful inquiry of materials and meaning

Ceramics Overview

The Ceramics program offers an extensive curriculum in all aspects of Ceramics. It provides a dynamic environment for the student's artistic growth and development through a thoughtful and challenging inquiry of materials and meaning.

Faculty are distinguished studio professionals who work with students to inspire their own unique expression. Spacious, well-equipped studios for fabrication, glazing, and all methods of firing are provided. Frequent trips to museums, artists' studios, and historical and industrial sites complement the curriculum.

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Pianist Frederic Chiu's 'Classical Smackdown' features Prokofiev vs. Debussy

The Department of Music at SUNY New Paltz presents "Classical Smackdown," an innovative musical experience performed by pianist Frederic Chiu. The event will be held on campus Tuesday, Feb. 3,…


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Fall 2014 Dean's List announced

SUNY New Paltz has announced its Dean's List for the fall 2014 semester. Dean's List designation is reserved for students who excel academically and earn at least a 3.3 grade-point…


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Interim dean of the School of Fine and Performing Arts named to Walkway Over the Hudson board of directors

Members of the Walkway Over the Hudson organization recently voted to add five new directors to its board—including New Paltz's very own Paul Kassel, interim dean of the School of…


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