Manchester: Artist Yary Levin works with student Ryan Brugger in Tamera Burns ceramics class at Manchester high Wednesday. Brugger and his classmates are crafting fiqurines of the elephant headed Hindu God Ganesh. Yary is a native of Cambodia, now living in Lowell , he is a survivor Khmer Rouge genoside being spared due to his knowledge of kiln building, essential for making clay roof tiles. He is working with all high school ceramic students in addition to all seventh grade students for two weeks.
This residency was organized by Tamera Burns and funded by Spaulding Education Trust. JIm Vaiknoras/staff photo