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Christie Burris | “Family”

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Slab work clay forms showing five people of various sizes and shapes to reflect diversity and loss of community.

Christie Burris, "Family," 2020, cone 10 stoneware - greenware, 8” x 3" x 2" (tallest), 5” x 3" x 2" (shortest)

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As part of my “people” work I realized that community is also family. The struggle to make sure family members are safe and cared for while managing all the changes brought its own need for me to persevere and continue creating in clay. Just like the pandemic not being done, neither is my work.