Students are brought to the campus and get their hands on one of the disciplines within the school of art & design. Previous students have made prints in the fiber studio and Chassell students had the opportunity to test out their hands at making coil pots in the ceramics studio [...]
Finlandia University announces six $20,000 scholarships for students interested in studying art and design. These art scholarships are made available because of the generous support Finlandia University has received from Elsa and David Brule. To help make this announcement, this week’s guest is Denise Vandeville. Vandeville is the Dean of FinnU’s International School of Art & Design.
“The Brules have been huge supporters of the arts, and friends of the [...]
Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design is renowned for its incredibly facilities, ability to bring in professional artists and focus on the Finnish model of education. It’s also quickly becoming known for having an amazing ceramics program under the lead of emerging artist Kenyon Hansen.
Below you’ll find images of student work from the 2015-16 academic year.
Dinner Ware Sets by Adena Huffman, Light Reduction Cone 10, (ARD 424 Studio Practices Ceramic Design)
Kenyon Hansen, Finlandia University adjunct ceramics instructor, confesses that he wasn’t a particularly motivated high school student … until his senior year when he enrolled in an art class.
“I thought it would be easy and I could slack off,” Hansen said of the art class.
But when his mom learned that he was failing the class, she talked with his teacher, Tim Zablocki, about Hansen’s interest in taking photos with a camera she had recently purchased. So Zablocki set Hansen [...]