Accomplished faculty instruct, guide and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.
Student competitions, gallery exhibitions and portfolio development help students prepare for life as professional artists. With the knowledge and skills they gained at EU, graduates enjoy success across the U.S. and around the world.
Edinboro students thrive in an exciting, artistic environment. Visiting artists provide inspiration, student organizations offer support, and exceptional studio facilities enable them to develop their own personal aesthetic.
Our B.F.A. Studio Arts - Ceramics program leads the region in size, quality and affordability. As a Ceramics student at Edinboro, you will have the opportunity to:
Apply for internships with studio or industry potters who match your individual interests.
Attend regional and national ceramics conferences every year.
Participate in summer courses or residencies at renowned places such as Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Maine, the Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts in Tennessee or Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina.
Learn from visiting artists sponsored by SGA and the Clay Club.
Utilize 23 different kilns of various sizes and types including soda firing and wood firing.
Graduates of this program use their talents in a variety of ways, both in the arts and in industry. Careers in ceramics include:
Architectural Restoration Artist
Artist in cooperative studios or non-profit teaching organizations
Ceramic artist in a gallery or museum
Materials or equipment distributor for pottery supplies
Studio artist making and selling your own work
Tile or mold maker for residential or industrial applications
Writer for ceramics-related publications
Find yourself in our vibrant community of artists.