David MacDonald

In 1971, David MacDonald joined the faculty of the School of Art at Syracuse University; he retired in 2008 at the rank of professor emeritus. His creative work has been featured in several ceramic textbooks and magazines, and he has been featured in nationally televised programs. Since retiring, David has been actively lecturing and working in his studio.

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David's Upcoming Workshops

  • IV

    Level IV

    Students have advanced skills and knowledge of the ceramics field. Students are highly motivated, have a minimum of five years experience in the field and have a portfolio of their artwork. Typical students are academics and professional artists.

Aug 19 - 30, 2024
9AM - 5PM

Putting a Lid on It

David MacDonald

Tuition $1,550
Code C1216-24

This workshop focuses on the variety of issues related to making lidded vessels on the potter's wheel. There will be demonstrations of the "lidding systems" as well as alternative techniques. The workshop discusses some of the critical concerns of lidded vessels related to proportion and functionality. This is an advanced-level course; students interested in this class should be proficient in wheel-throwing.

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