Sara Truman, 2018
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Sara Truman

Sara Truman is a ceramic artist and educator living in Gainesville, FL. She teaches ceramics at Gainesville High School. She is co-owner of Studio T/M Pottery & Clay, which serves as her studio space, in addition to offering community classes and a 1-year studio assistantship. Contact her at, and follow her on social media @studiotmceramics.


Keyontee Patterson learns wheel throwing in the Ceramics 1 class at Gainsville High School, 2018. All photographs by author.
With college clay and art programs being cut across the nation because of low enrollment numbers and even lower funding, the clay community needs to re-evaluate its approach to recruiting students in both K-12 and higher education.