The IWCRP has been created to study the use of local, indigenous ceramic materials and to advance sustainable, efficient practices in the ceramic arts. We explore native materials applications in a broader scientific context and question how indigenous unique materials contribute to the identity of artwork produced in a specific locality.
Ernest Forward (MSU MFA alum), Trevor Douglas (Former MSU Prof, now at University of Indiana, Bloomington) , and Dave Peters (MSU MFA Alum) digging wild clay in the Lewistown area.
2014 Wild Clay Materials Inventory
Trail Creek Spanish Creek Diorite
Lewistown Pink Cardwell M2
Bear Canyon Scotts Res Basin Creek
Dyce Creek Pipestone White Armington Jct