Carl Shanahan

Professor of

Studio Art

Brodie 242
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

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Faculty Information


  • M.F.A., Northern Illinois University
  • B.S., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
My Classes

ARTS 205:

    An introduction to hand lettering with broad pen, with selected alphabets from ancient Roman to contemporary Italic handwriting. (Field trips)

ARTS 245:
Ceramics I

    A study of the nature of clay and glazes, hand-forming methods, throwing on the wheel, decorative processes, glaze application, and firing.

ARTS 345:
Ceramics II

    Individual exploration of creative problems in ceramics, utilizing wheel-throwing, hand-building, glazing, and firing techniques at an advanced level. Offered: every spring Prerequisites: ARTS 245 or permission of instructor on the basis of presentation of a portfolio. Offered every spring

ARTS 346:
Ceramics III

    This course is intended for advanced ceramics students interested in honing their skills while developing a personal vision. Ceramics is approached through a historical perspective dealing with aesthetics, conceptual and technical concepts. Prerequisites: ARTS 345. Offered every fall