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Patrick Coughlin is a ceramic artist from rural Western New York who creates functional ceramic art inspired by family heritage and the regions predominate farming culture. Patrick’s ornate ceramic vessels explore the conditions of being part of an existence in decline and decay. Through his work Patrick investigates the relations of Earthenware clay, Victorian service ware and his own experiences with the onion farming industry.