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The Magic of Clay & Fire

The word ceramics can be traced to the Greek keramos, meaning “potter’s clay.” In the foreground is the potter, humankind, who has left us with objects as vestiges of culture. Sometimes, as in the Nok peoples of Africa, ceramic objects are all that is left of a civilization—as though their spirit comes to life through our observance. 

For Angie Izard the practice is a little more modest, she simply describes herself as a maker of things.

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