CCS student Henry Crissman rebuilds a salt firing ceramic kiln, originally destined to be thrown away, in the heart of Detroit. In this video by DanDiRito, Henry discusses bringing together the community and the arts through sustainable creativity and passion for clay.


Henry took Molly’s class, Consciousness, Creativity and Identity in 2011. Dan is currently enrolled in the class.

Henry’s Artist website:
Kiln Blog:
Video by: DanDiRito
Music by: Jeff Commissaris

Henry and Molly recently switched places in an inspiring story about teacher and student – take a look!

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