The Ceramics Studio (Room 253) offers an exceptional opportunity to work in a generous studio environment with access to a broad range of equipment designed to support most aspects of contemporary ceramic practice:
- Model making
- Slip casting
- Throwing on the potters wheel
- Applied imagery
Consumable materials can be purchased from technicians or class assistants during open studio hours. Please check studio and shop schedules in order to ensure you are not interrupting a class when you go to buy materials. Materials can only be bought using OCAD U tickets. Tickets can be purchased from the Cashier, Monday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Cashier is located in the Rosalie Sharp Pavilion, 115 McCaul Street, Level 1.
The following materials are readily available to students for purchase:
- Casting Slip
- Glaze and glaze materials
- Terra Sigillata
- Wax Resist Emulsion
Facilities & Equipment
Mouldmaking: Marble-top plaster table, casting table, plaster wheel, Jigger/jolly, band saw, caudles and clamps
Throwing and Hand-building Studio: 24ft x 4ft working table, 14 Brent Pottery wheels, PSH slab roller, plaster wedging tables
Glaze & Materials Room: Glazing area, mixing area, pug mill
Kiln Room: Bailey shuttle pro 32 gas kiln, electric Cone Art kilns: two oval kilns (4227), three round kilns of different sizes (2827, 2327, 2318), Mercedes test kiln.
Additional Equipment: Spray booth, grinding wheels, glaze mixing equipment, spray bottles and equipment, cyclone sandblaster, plaster reclaim tables, reference library.
416-977-6000, Ext. 269
The shops and studios are now closed for end of term maintenance and preparation for OCAD University's 99th annual Graduate Exhibition.