Tom Lauerman

  • Associate Professor, MFA Graduate Coordinator
  • Digital Fabrication

  • 3D Printing

  • Ceramics

Tom Lauerman


Tom Lauerman is an artist and teacher working with clay, code, and craft techniques. His work is populated with references to archetypal forms from the built environment, including arches, pilotis, stairs, domes, and colonnades. Often Tom's physical works are small in size while suggesting a monumental scale. Tom’s work is typically “born digital” – meaning that it begins in a digital space and is later materialized in physical materials, primarily clay. Tom has designed and built several custom 3D clay printers he uses extensively in his studio, combining contemporary digital fabrication processes with ancient craft techniques. Recently, Tom has created bodies of digital works via stop motion animation, and interactive 3D models.

Selected Works