Professor, Visual Arts
Rick Malmgren began working as a full-time potter in 1975. In 1990 he started teaching at St. John’s College, and a year later he joined AACC as a part-time faculty member and the ceramics studio technician. He was hired as a full-time faculty member in the Visual Arts department in 2001. He lives with his wife, Judy, and their handsome German Shepherd “Sky” in a log cabin on the Patuxent River in southern Anne Arundel County.
Program: We offer 3 levels of ceramics courses in the newly renovated ceramics studio in the Careers Center. Our classes cover a variety of hand building, wheel, and simple mold making techniques. We also introduce a range of decorating and glazing methods, and we fire in electric, gas, and Raku kilns.