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About that culture of acceptance and support within the clay community …

The last couple weeks have been hard on my corner of the clay world. Friends of mine have publicly shared experiences of bullying and harassment, and then weathered more bullying and harassment in the responses of some of our colleagues. They’ve been asked for more details. They’ve been asked to prove it. They’ve been treated with hostility or dismissed. And I get it. If you’ve had nothing but good experiences with an organization like Pottery Northwest, and now you’re hearing vague reports of some pretty egregious behavior, this all feels sudden and bewildering.At my first NCECA in Kansas City I kept hearing from all corners how supportive and accepting the clay world was. Not all snarky and back-stabbing like other...

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