2017 Emerging Artist Brooks Oliver

Brooks Oliver - Artist Interview   How would you describe yourself? I hope they would say I was funny.  I think they would most likely say that I was a very passionate and friendly person with an ability to relate to people.    When were you first introduced to...

2018 Emerging Artist Sara Parent-Ramos

Sara Parent-Ramos: Being An Emerging Artist "My work originates out of a cyclical process of accumulation and synthesis. I make sense of information first by arranging the objects I create and then assigning them a meaning through organization.  I then obscure the...

Student Directors-at-Large: Deadline October 10

Student Director-at-Large Ashlyn Pope reflects on her experience... "I wanted to become a Student Director at Large for NCECA for two reasons. I wanted to be a voice for students and I also wanted to represent a population of artists that don’t get much voice and...

NCECA Awards & Honors: nominations due October 10, 2018

Nominate someone for an Award or Honor at NCECA this year: Fellows of the Council Honorary Member Excellance in Teaching Award Outstanding Achievement Award The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts has advanced the stature and quality of our field by...

Get Involved with NCECA: Director-at-Large

Apply to be Director-at-Large! Russell Wrankle reflects on his experience.....   "At the time of applying to the board, I was on a steep professional learning curve. I was just getting comfortable with teaching and taking some risks in the classroom, I was learning...

Apply for Emerging Artist – Deadline Next week!

  Finish up those applications for the 2019 NCECA Emerging Artist!   "Applying for the NCECA emerging artist was such a spur of the moment decision for me. Not something I ever thought I would apply for, but was encourage by some amazing potters and makers. So I...

2018 Emerging Artist Natalia Arbelaez

Natalia Arbelaez - Art as Language "Creating artwork has been important to me from a young age. I came back to the US at the age of four not speaking English and communication was hard for me. I learned English and forgot Spanish at a young age but relearned it later...

2018 Emerging Artist Janet Macpherson

Janet Macpherson - Finding her voice as an artist "A friend who was a sculpture major first introduced me to ceramics while we were at university. I was not an art major, but I hung out with the artists at school. She had an exhibition of functional vessels that she...

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2017 Emerging Artist Brooks Oliver

Brooks Oliver - Artist Interview   How would you describe yourself? I hope they would say I was funny.  I think they would most likely say that I was a very passionate and friendly person with an ability to relate to people.    When were you first introduced to...

2018 Emerging Artist Sara Parent-Ramos

Sara Parent-Ramos: Being An Emerging Artist "My work originates out of a cyclical process of accumulation and synthesis. I make sense of information first by arranging the objects I create and then assigning them a meaning through organization.  I then obscure the...

Student Directors-at-Large: Deadline October 10

Student Director-at-Large Ashlyn Pope reflects on her experience... "I wanted to become a Student Director at Large for NCECA for two reasons. I wanted to be a voice for students and I also wanted to represent a population of artists that don’t get much voice and...

NCECA Awards & Honors: nominations due October 10, 2018

Nominate someone for an Award or Honor at NCECA this year: Fellows of the Council Honorary Member Excellance in Teaching Award Outstanding Achievement Award The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts has advanced the stature and quality of our field by...

Get Involved with NCECA: Director-at-Large

Apply to be Director-at-Large! Russell Wrankle reflects on his experience.....   "At the time of applying to the board, I was on a steep professional learning curve. I was just getting comfortable with teaching and taking some risks in the classroom, I was learning...

Apply for Emerging Artist – Deadline Next week!

  Finish up those applications for the 2019 NCECA Emerging Artist!   "Applying for the NCECA emerging artist was such a spur of the moment decision for me. Not something I ever thought I would apply for, but was encourage by some amazing potters and makers. So I...

2018 Emerging Artist Natalia Arbelaez

Natalia Arbelaez - Art as Language "Creating artwork has been important to me from a young age. I came back to the US at the age of four not speaking English and communication was hard for me. I learned English and forgot Spanish at a young age but relearned it later...

2018 Emerging Artist Janet Macpherson

Janet Macpherson - Finding her voice as an artist "A friend who was a sculpture major first introduced me to ceramics while we were at university. I was not an art major, but I hung out with the artists at school. She had an exhibition of functional vessels that she...

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NCECA Mission Statement

When we touch clay… clay also shapes us. NCECA advances inclusive creation, advocacy, teaching and learning with clay in the contemporary world.

NCECA Vision

Ceramic art connects us to diverse cultural traditions, knowledge, and innovations through tactile and cognitive experiences. NCECA builds transformative relationships through clay, creation, and connection.