The finale of the Minnesota New Institute for Ceramic Education was a show for graduates of the program.
The Arc of the Moral Universe: Understanding (the past); Hope (for the future); Compassion NOW.
Homage to Dave Drake, Potter.
This was inspired by the book : Carolina Clay, The Life and Legend of the Slave Potter Dave by Leonard Todd
The Beauty of Diversity:
This diversity of “compassionate tumblers” is a visual example of the beauty possible in differences of size shape and color
We are Bound Together in a Common Humanity
The rope motif has several references in this setting. The one highlighted here is the fact that we are bound together in the human family as social (sharing) creatures.
Compassion is what we can carry with us every day as we interact with other humans or sentient beings.