Debbie Reichard

Debbie Reichard, MFA University of Washington, is a sculptor and ceramic artist, who works a range of materials, including clay, wood, fiber, sound and found objects. She has taught ceramics and sculpture at Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, The University of Southern Maine, and the University of Colorado, and Bucks County Community College. She is currently the Director of the New College West Ceramics Studio at Princeton University. She has attended artist residencies at the Kohler Company, WI; Sculpture Space, NY; Peters Valley, NJ and Southern Methodist, University, TX. Her work has been included in group and solo exhibitions, including the Jersey City Museum, Dallas International airport, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, the Newark Museum of Art, and the Children’s Museum, Pittsburgh, PA. Debbie loves playing and experimenting with plaster! After her 3 month residency at the John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry program, she remained there for 6 months as an interim ceramics coordinator.  There, she was immersed in the technical world of slip casting, where she gained extensive experience in plaster mold making. She loves trouble-shooting problem molds.

Workshops

Introduction to Plaster Mold Making & Slip Casting

In this workshop, you will learn how to mix plaster and make two different types of molds: a 2-part mold of a found object for slipcasting and a 1-part mold […]

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