Lesley Baker

Associate Professor
MFA, Rhode Island School of Design

Lesley Baker is a ceramic artist, sculptor and educator. Before joining the faculty at RISD, she taught at the Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis, IN; UC Berkeley; and the California College of the Arts. She has an undergraduate degree in Architecture from Texas A&M University and an MFA in Ceramics from RISD. Her current work explores the resilience and power of nature by depicting adaptations of animals, idealized depictions in patterns and reuse of natural materials.

Fall 2022

  • CER-3208-01 Ceramics and Print
  • CER-4103-01 Moldmaking & Slipcasting For Ceramics
  • CER-4175-01 Advanced Pottery & Ceramic Production

Spring 2023

  • CER-3311-01 Digital Ceramics
  • CER-4106-01 Clay In Context: Special Project
  • CER-411G-01 First Year Graduate Studio Ceramics
  • CER-415G-01 Graduate Thesis, Ceramics
  • CER-4198-01 Senior Thesis
MFA, Rhode Island School of Design