To us art is more about the authenticity of a process rather than the end result. The final piece will always reflect how it was made and allow a perceptive observer to experience the true nature of what lies in the process. Therefore art cannot be mass-produced and greatly depends on the skill of its creator(s).
"For art is not a profession. There is no essential difference between the artist and the craftsman. The artist is an exhalted craftsman." Walter Gropius - BAUHAUS Manifesto 1919