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We, the editorial staff, were continually impressed as we reviewed the wide range of ceramic art shared by over 760 applicants to this year’s Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artist contest, and are honored to present the work of 21 finalists on the following pages. This group of artists demonstrates exceptional skill, creativity, and dedication to their chosen areas of interest—both technical and conceptual. Finding inspiration in nature, culture, the everyday, historical artifacts, interpersonal relationships, and memories (to name a few), these artists stretch the limits of ceramic practices and materials to create powerful, poignant sculptural objects and functional vessels. —Eds.








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