Monthly Archive: November, 2014


On October 24th, 29th, and 31st, the seniors in the KCAI ceramics department presented their completed Elsewhere Project presentations. The pieces ranged from roaming architectural elements, to noise enabled spheres of translucent porcelain… Continue reading

Visiting Artist: Rob Lugo

Opening with some fantastic rap-style spoken word, Rob Lugo gave the KCAI ceramics department a presentation about his work and influences on November 5th. This 2012 KCAI alumni is now working on his… Continue reading

This Is Place: Pioneer Elective with Casey Whittier

Casey Whittier, KCAI ceramics alumni, is with us this semester teaching a brand new elective course entitled This is Place: Connecting Ceramics, Culture and Community.Using historical and contemporary sculpting techniques in clay, the… Continue reading

More than half way there!

Midterms have passed, and with them the first round of critiques with the professors for the fall of 2014! All of the ceramics students cleaned their studios until they sparkled, and showed off… Continue reading

Go Royals!!

Ceramics department tech., Tom Binger, was recently commissioned along with Zeke Henry to create giant gold crowns for the plaza in honor of the Kansas City Royals making it to the world series.With… Continue reading

Irma Starr Studio Visit

Earlier in the semester, juniors in the department had the chance to visit the studio of Irma Starr, a local Kansas City ceramic artist. While there, the students not only got the chance… Continue reading