Joe Molinaro is a ceramic artist/educator teaching at Eastern Kentucky University (1989-present, and before that for eight years at Broward Community College in Ft. Lauderdale, FL). He has also been conducting research in the Amazon region of Ecuador for nearly 25 years (with colleagues and friends Richard Burkett and Nan Coffin), and before that spent a good amount of time traveling and writing about ceramic traditions in the Caribbean and Mexico.
I always wondered why we weren’t more connected to our own borders
I study what they make to find out why they make what they make
I’d like to step off the tracks and while it goes by, photograph it