Martina Lantin
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Martina Lantin

Martina Lantin teaches at Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD) and a studio in Marlboro, Vermont. She believes that in both working with clay and with students, the learning never stops. She is the guest editor for Vol. 45, No. 2, Summer/Fall 2017, "Boundaries and Borders," read more here. She may be contacted directly at

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Flower Brick, Six Stem, 2013.
In reflecting on my current curriculum, it is hard to distinguish my own innovations from the inherent differences between higher education today and twenty years ago.
Cup, 2010. Earthenware, slip, toner resist transfer, glaze. 4 x 4 x 4 in.
There is a small irony in asking functional potters to comment on the use of something many of us try to avoid.
Martina Lantin, illustration by Zoe Pappenheimer, 2017.
As major political and social events unfolded alongside the development of this issue, I relished working with contributors, who addressed the capacity of clay to cross boundaries.