Focusing on Ceramics
An online collection of contemporary ceramic art curated by ceramics professors, curators, and professional ceramicists.
Informal site based in the U.K. that gathers images of contemporary pottery.
Find reading lists, images, and online exhibitions in the arts. You can filter your search by clicking "Craft & Decorative Arts" and "Design and Applied Arts" to get more relevant results for ceramics.
Museums and Galleries Collections
In Print and More
Available in the VRC:
Library books at CSUSB are cataloged with Library of Congress Subject Headings. To explore items catalogued under the subject of ceramics, you may want to use the following subjects in your searches: pottery, ceramic art, and ceramic sculpture.
Though the online catalog is a great tool, sometimes it's helpful to go and browse the resources in the library. If you choose to do this, you might want to start in the following call number ranges: NK3700-4695 (ceramics), TP785-869 (technical ceramic information), TT916-924 (Ceramic technique).
Confrontational ceramics : the artist as social critic / Judith S. Schwartz.
NK4252.S63 S39 2008 OVERSIZE
Breaking the mould : new approaches to ceramics
NK3940 .B74 2007
lay, light & water / Margaret O'Rorke
NK4695.L35 O76 2010
Hand-building techniques / Joaquim Chavarria
TT920 .C472713 1999
The basics of throwing / David Cohen
TT920 .C628 2008
Thinking through craft / Glen Adamson
N8510 .A33 2007
The story of craft : the craftsman's role in society / Edward Lucie-Smith.
NK600 .L8 1981
Professional Organizations and foundations
American Craft Council
$40 standard membership, $25 for first year
International Sculpture Center /
$65 for student and young professional membership
Archie Bray Foundation
Foundation located in Montana that focuses on the promotion of the ceramic arts and provides residencies and exhibitions for ceramicists.
Includes tips about firing to cone 6, glaze recipes, and more.