BLACK LIVES MATTER.
Pewabic has operated in Detroit for over a century. We recognize the inequity our Black community faces on a daily basis and we share the grief and horror following the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and far too many others.
The challenges currently facing this nation are severe and will require all of us working together to overcome. But progress will only be made when we recognize that the pain and suffering has not been equally shared. Black Lives Matter. We stand with those calling for an end to racism and injustice. We know that we have much more work to do ourselves, but we will continue our efforts to build an organization that is welcoming to and fully reflective of Detroit's diverse community.
We’ve been mostly quiet this week, listening, but we believe that art can be a powerful vehicle for understanding. In that spirit, we wanted to share some of the work being created by Kyle and Kelly Phelps, two of our favorite artists working in clay.
Congratulations to the class of 2020! Our thoughts are with you all as you celebrate years of hard work, dedication, and determination.
Education is at the heart of what we do. Our Co-Founder Mary Chase Perry Stratton founded the ceramics education programs at Wayne State University and the University of Michigan.
These are difficult times. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow, and we know it will be a long time before anyone sees the end of it. This crisis is challenging individuals, businesses and nonprofits, including Pewabic. As you contemplate this crisis, please remember three things:
We are all in this together.
We’ll get through it.
Art can help.
The very scope of this pandemic reminds us that we are part of a global community. It will take a concerted effort from all...
Big thanks to Hour Media's Detroit Design magazine for recognizing two Pewabic installations in their recently announced 2020 Detroit Home Design Awards.
Pewabic couldn’t be more thrilled about the recent announcement of Marie Woo being named the 2020 Kresge Eminent Artist. The educator and ceramicist is a former Pewabic Society trustee and longtime advocate for and friend of the pottery, particularly the Education Studio.