The Department of Art

Ceramics at UNM supports the development of diverse personal visions, ranging from utilitarian pottery, sculptural objects, and installations, to site-specific works and performance art

The BFA Ceramics studio facility in the Art Building provides access to raw clay and glaze materials, Soldner clay mixers, slip mixers, slab rollers, numerous electric and kick wheels, several electric kilns, two 30-cubic-foot Geil Downdraft kilns, a 60-cubic-foot Alpine kiln, and experimental, soda, and raku kilns.

The 3-D graduate program serves graduate students with backgrounds in Ceramics, Land Arts, Sculpture, and Small Scale Metal Construction. 3-D graduate students work in the Mattox Sculpture Center, an interdisciplinary arts facility with over 30,000-square-feet designed for graduate students in all of UNM’s visual arts areas.

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How to Apply

• All students must be admitted to the University, whether as an incoming freshman, transfer student, or non-degree student. Apply online through the Admissions Department at UNM

•After meeting all CFA admission requirements, students must apply to become a declared major.

Academic Advisement

The College of Fine Arts Student Success & Advisement Center is committed to serve the UNM community with compassion, guidance, and respect as we promote academic excellence.

To speak with a CFA advisor, please call (505) 277-4817.