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Career as Ceramic Artists

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Ceramic artists are clay artists who make pottery, sculptures, utility items and artifacts. They glaze and fire their modeled clay work in a kiln to give it fine finish.

Job Profile

Career as Ceramic Artists
Ceramic artists

  • Use clay to express their aesthetic creations- jharokhas, pots, wall pieces, jewellery etc.
  • Prepare mixtures of clay and water, colors, and create textures with different materials
  • Make by hand or the potter’s wheel and shaping tools to create pieces of their imagination
  • Dry out their clay objects till these are somewhat dry like leather
  • They paint and draw on the pieces and let them dry like stone
  • Bake the objects in an open fire for several hours
  • Glaze the dried and baked clay objects
  • Fire the pieces in an open fire or kiln in the desired temperature
  • May be involved in selling his produce
Skills required
  • Ability to work with hand
  • Experimental temperament
  • Business awareness
  • Creativity
  • Appreciation for art

Employment Opportunities

  • Art Galleries
  • Art Schools and Colleges
  • Ceramic product Factories/ Studios
  • Cottage Industries
  • Craft emporiums
  • Entrepreneur

Recruiting Companies

  • Cottage Industries EmporiumCottage Industries Emporium
  • Agarwal Marble & Art Stone, JaipurAgarwal Marble & Art Stone, Jaipur
  • Sungracia Tiles Pvt. Ltd., GujratSungracia Tiles Pvt. Ltd., Gujrat
  • Aftab Sons, Moradabad
  • Art Ceramic Pottery Tiles, Jaipur
  • Fenix Ceramic, Gujrat
  • Laxmi Ceramic Art, Ahmedabad
  • National Museum
  • Regent Granito India Ltd., Himatnagar

How do I get there?

  • Std XII


  • Graduation


  • Training

    Ceramic Art

  • Goal

    Ceramic Artist

  • Std XII


  • Apprenticeship

    Ceramic Art

  • Goal

    Ceramic Artist

* Bachelor of Fine / Applied Arts is a 5 year course.

Where to study?

Prestigious Institutes in India

Khadi Village and Industries Commission

Matikam Kalakari and Rural Technology Institute

National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad


  • Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute
  • Gramadoya Sangh, Bhadrawati, Maharashtra
  • JJ School of Art, Department of Fine Arts, University of Baroda
  • Ray Meeker and Deborah Smith of Golden Bridge Pottery
  • Vinod Dubey of Mitty Studio and Zareen Mistry


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