Jun 1, 2024

Our field, steeped in tradition, cherishes many sacred practices. As a traditionalist, I grapple with the notion of introducing artificial intelligence (AI) into our craft. It's like asking a leopard to change its spots. Yet, as a steward of all things wild, I'm drawn to the challenge.

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May 29, 2024
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Program Manager - Grants for Apprenticeship

Flexible work week, 200 hours per year, remote

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May 1, 2024

Dear Readers - Dear Friends,

Every great article starts with a single act, a step taken by someone who refuses to wait for others to lead the way. Today, I'm reaching out to you... Read More

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Apr 1, 2024

The snow is lazily falling outside my studio windows, while I listen to Toshiko Takaezu talk about the first time she saw snow in 1951. There is something thoughtful and candid about the way she tells her story. She acknowledges this by saying several times, "I don't know why I’m telling you all... Read More

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Mar 1, 2024

Amid darkness and death and the worst things human beings can do to each other, ceramists can also see the light, cultivate the beauty, and feel the wonder and majesty of humanity. We can experience two truths. The stoic philosopher Epictetus would say “Everything has two handles, the... Read More

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Feb 1, 2024

This is going to be an uncomfortable conversation.

It seems that humans are wired to seek certainty; to identify stable ground and stake a claim; to be unified and in accord. Although we are hard-wired... Read More

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Jan 1, 2024

Happy New Year!

As we close out a momentous year and look ahead to the next, it’s good to consider how important we are to each other and how giving can mean much more than receiving.

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Dec 1, 2023

Look back at the memories you have created, and I bet somewhere within those moments lies a recipe.

I find nothing more authentic than looking back in my paternal great-grandmother's handwritten cookbook and knowing I am one... Read More

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Nov 7, 2023

Come work with the Red Lodge Clay Center! We have a position opening for Programs Coordinator.

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Nov 1, 2023

Straight out of graduate school, I accepted a job out east. The quick of it is that this location wasn’t a good fit for my daughter and me. I didn’t know that at the time, at least not until a particular cup came into my life. It’s funny how when life starts to build and pile to the point of... Read More

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