Erica Verbas

Illustration major, Religious Studies minor
Studied in Glasgow, Scotland, UK

"The opportunity for European travel was amazing. It was so exciting to experience Dublin, London, Berlin, Amsterdam, and Barcelona. On a trip to Italy, I was able to visit Rome and Florence and was thrilled to experience the Biennale Art Festival in Venice firsthand."

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Ceramics

Our undergraduate ceramics program features courses in:

  • Clay construction
  • Ceramic sculpture
  • Wheel-throwing
  • Mold-making
  • Architectural ceramics
  • Clay and glaze chemistry
  • Kiln-building and firing


Ceramics attracts and involves the art student whose career objectives may involve architecture, interior design, art education and the related applied arts industry. If you're interested in a career in ceramics, the commercial world of clay covers a myriad of products, from dinnerware to tile and other industrial ceramic products. As an independent potter, you'll discover a viable vocation and a market that grows annually in size, scope, and earning potential. 

Marywood's ceramics studio is equipped with kickwheels, electric wheels, a slab roller, a clay extruder, a clay mixer. It's accessible seven days a week, from morning to evening, to all enrolled ceramics students. 

Download the course sequence sheet for a breakdown of classes each semester.

For more information on our ceramics program, contact Nikki Moser at nmoser@marywood.edu.