We have all seen technically proficient pots with little if any aesthetic statement other than the thinness of the wall or the curve of the handle. While such pots are good in the sense that they work and are well-executed in technique, there is an empty space behind the perfection.
While formal four-year undergraduate or two-year graduate school ceramic programs are certainly useful, there is much to be learned from the “hands on” training in the day-to-day operation of a pottery studio.
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