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Hugs for Jesus Creature Statue

Original Owner: 
Ariane
Hugs for Jesus Statue
Hugs for Jesus Statue
Hugs for Jesus Statue
Hugs for Jesus Statue
Hugs for Jesus Statue

Ariane's Story about Hugs for Jesus:

I teach college ceramics. That's all you need to know about that. During my first semester of teaching one of my students (Let's call him "Justin") made an entire "Hugs For Jesus" series. Nothing in the series had anything to do with hugs, or Jesus, except they all said "Hugs For Jesus" on them somewhere.

This creature had "Hugs For Jesus" written on the base of it, but during the glaze firing, the black glaze (sybolic of evil) ate the top glaze (symbolic of donut glazing) and you cannot tell at all that it ever said "Hugs For Jesus" which means I could be making the whole thing up.

But I'm not.

My theory is that Jesus did not want to be associated with the creature, or that the creature did not want to be associated with Jesus. It's really hard to say, I've asked both of them about the situation and they both gave me the silent treatment. They're obviously still bitter and not willing to talk about it. The student left the artwork at the art center where the class is held and it's been relentlessly creeping people out for nearly a year. It's someone else's turn.

This item could make a very attractive hood ornament (if it were more attractive), or it could be something to put in a toilet tank to freak out your plumber. Either way.

Hee. I volunteer at a pottery

Hee. I volunteer at a pottery and we see some pretty intense stuff come out of our visitor's minds as well!