Instructor: Claire Thibodeau

Claire Thibodeau
Biography: Claire Thibodeau is a ceramic artist and designer based in Ferndale, MI. She currently is an Adjunct Professor of Ceramics at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI. Her practice focuses on a range of interests balanced between sculptural and functional design. She utilizes many methods of slip-casting, hand building, and wheel throwing to create large scale vessels, ornate casted wall pieces, and functional wares. She received an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Spring of 2022 based in sculptural Ceramics. She received a BFA from Alfred University with a concentration in Ceramics in 2015. Her residencies and teaching experience has expanded to locations across the country including Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Arrowmont School for Arts and Crafts, Sonoma Community Center, and Union Project.

Classes by this instructor

SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! Learn the basics of wheel throwing and hand building to create your own functional and decorative ceramics. Students will create multiple pieces and explore different glazing techniques.
July 22-26, 2024, C*110
Express yourself freely through various media in a supportive environment. Stretch your own canvas and paint with acrylics. Experiment with wheel throwing and hand building ceramics. Design and create your own jewelry.
July 8-26, 2024, C*110, B*304, B*211