Gregory Lastrapes, 2019
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Gregory Lastrapes

Gregory holds a Bachelor of Science degree in East Asian Art History and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree focused in the disciplines of ceramics and glass; both degrees granted by the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, New York. Gregory now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. 


Santiago Isaza working in his home studio. January, 2019. Photo by author.
On a research trip to Medellín, Colombia, I met a thirty-five-year-old anthropologist and ceramist who enlightened me to the role of indigenous ceramics in contemporary culture.