Visual Arts: Ceramics and glass

Ceramics and glass

Exploring the shelves? Browse

Browse items classified at 738 to find materials on ceramics and 748 to find materials on glass [Image Source: UniSA Library]

Books & exhibition catalogues - a sample

Corning Museum of Glass

See All About Glass for a wide range of resources including a glass dictionary, historical timeline, "meet the artists" podcasts and videos of techniques employed by glassblowers

Methods and materials

Some terms you could use when searching the collection:

  • glass, "studio glass", "art glass"
  • ceramics, pottery, porcelain
  • methods, tips, techniques, throwing, flameworking, glazes

Example Catalogue searches:

A few works from the Library collection

   Basics of throwing book cover   Flameworking book cover   Ceramic Process book cover   Warm glass : a complete guide to kiln-forming techniques: fusing, slumping, casting [cover image]

There are also many excellent freely available online sources such as Ceramics Arts Daily, which provides articles, videos, forums and more

A few artists

Select a name to search the Library collection for publications by or about that artist

Other links may be provided to the artist's website, interviews or further material on the artist

Dale Chihuly

Paul Stankard

Grayson Perry

Sonja Blomdahl

Bernard Leach

Janet Mansfield

Klaus Moje

Kathleen Mulcahy

Angela Valamanesh


 [Craft Australia, 'Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft - Klaus Moje: Living Treasure 2006', CC License: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 (, Image Source: flickr (]