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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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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College honors outstanding grads

SUNY New Paltz honored students with Outstanding Graduate Awards at a ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 11, in the Multi-Purpose Room. Students representing all five of New Paltz’s schools – the…


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Artist lands dream job after New Paltz

Amanda Reardon ’06 ’11g Major(s): Art education, ceramics (undergraduate), Art studio (graduate) Occupation: Ceramics teacher, Wappingers Falls Central School District (Wappingers Falls, N.Y.) “I am very lucky to have landed…