Clay brought us together and helped us form a family at Seward Park Clay Studio. We stand in solidarity with communities of color, marginalized people, and those without financial power. Art is for everyone and is transformational. Any practice or system which dehumanizes our brothers and sisters is unacceptable to us. No discrimination of any kind will ever be tolerated in our studio. We stand together with people of all backgrounds who have come together in collective grief and anger caused by systemic racism.

We commit ourselves to dialogue and the hard work of making social justice come about. We are taking steps to address these issues and enact policies which lead to action and equity. We need your help and your involvement.  Everyone is invited.  Feel free to email the Director: if you have ideas.

Although our usual tools are clay, wheels and kilns, we know that these times require more than that. Our mission to promote the growth of the ceramic arts requires open minds and open hearts. Join us!

Peter Olsen,
Executive Director, on behalf of our community and team Seward.