Meet the Ceramist

Ginny Yang

Yang combines a fresh spirit of experimentation and ingenuity with the wood-firing legacy of her parents. She is the juncture of many realities of the craft, including that she works tirelessly to travel and do small artisan markets across the country to sell her pieces hand-to-hand. Like most young people, her digital footprint is also an essential part of reaching her audience. Gongguan was once a center of of the ceramic industry in the 1940s—the good clay from the surrounding hills drawing quarries and ceramicists alike—but is now a very quiet village in the Miaoli region.

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