Monica Bock

In this episode I talk with Monica Bock, Head of the Ceramics Department at the University of Connecticut and co-head of Sculpture and Ceramics. monica_bock_glasses

In the fall of 2013 I had the good fortune to take her clay sculpture class. I learned a great deal in a brief time but in the end, I was left with more questions about art and craft and creativity than when I began.

In this interview we cover a wide range of topics including her early interests in art, maintaining her creative practice, what it means to be a woman artist in an academic environment and the difficulties students must overcome in order to become artists themselves.

Below is a list of people and places mentioned during our conversation, in the order in which they are mentioned.


glyicerine dustpans
Courtesy Monica Bock







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