Thomas W. Lollar
M.F.A., B.F.A., Western Michigan University.
I am interested in maps and spend time in Rome every year researching ancient maps. I create clay interpretations.
American Academy in Rome: Visiting Artist 2004, 2005
Salzburg Seminar: Fellow 1995
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts: Director / Curator of Visual Arts 1988-2010
National Ceramic Museum, Seoul, ROK: Guest speaker "American Ceramics" 2001
The New York Sun 2004,2006
Clay Times 2003
New York Times 1997
American Craft Museum
Cooper Hewitt Museum
Hudson River Museum
Smithsonian Museum of Design
Tiffany & Co.
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A&HA 4092: Introduction to Ceramics
Enrollment limited. For beginners only. Introduction to the basic techniques of hand building, the potters wheel, and slab construction with emphasis on personal expression. Surface decoration and three-dimensional design. Stoneware and earthenware clay bodies and firing procedures will be addressed. Special fee: $100. Noncredit fee: $660 plus special fee.
A&HA 5092: Advanced Ceramics
Further studies of ceramics with an emphasis on individual projects on an advanced level. Educational aspects and personal expression in the medium along with marketing opportunities for the professional craftsperson will be discussed. Special fee: $100. Noncredit fee: $660 plus special fee.
A&HA 6906: Studio Work in Art and Education: Ceramics
Permission of instructor required. Enrollment limited. For advanced independent study emphasizing exploring personal expression in the medium. Noncredit for majors only. Special fee: $100.