Ceramics has been and will continue to be a quiet teacher for us. When we decided to start making ceramics together the idea of profession did not come to mind, and it's still wild to claim it as a day job. While culture and productivity beg for our attention, this practice invites us into its stillness and requires an atypical posture of being present. Ceramics is, in many ways, what we aspire to be like: it has been refined over time, it requires a consistent process, it is worlded, it is informed by its surroundings, and it has been formed by people. For us, clay has become a reliable model of how to approach the world, while simultaneously being our response.

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It’s all too easy to look around in our internet saturated society and point out the problems and issues that prevent us from doing something meaningful or good, and while we don’t claim to have the answers or a catch-all solution, ceramics is our way forward for the time being. We believe that there is something more than a trend that underlies our desire to be a part of this craft, we want to be able to see and touch the products of our work, and we think that this might hint at a more macro sense of appreciating the whos and whats that are all around us. For those reasons, we are unapologetically “those clay people” who can’t seem to–nor do we really want to–find a clean pair of pants. We figured the best way to support the makers who live simply and intentionally was to join them, so here we are…