We are now roughly 5 months from the opening of our 50th anniversary conference.  As everyone’s excitement builds, our valiant Programs Director, Mary Cloonan, will begin to bring you insights and information into this year’s programming.  “Mondays with Mary” will begin next week.  Be sure to check the blog regularly to get all the insider information. For those who are new to NCECA, the Simultaneous Demonstrations which run on 9-12 and 1-4 on both […]

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“If Willie Wonka is known for his chocolate factory, then Christopher Elbow has created a chocolate paradise. Elbow’s upscale confections have been described as “works of art” and Consumer Reports magazine ranked it among the best-tasting chocolate in the nation.” -KCTV5 News Anchor, Brad Stephens But not only is Elbow’s choclate some of the best-tasting, it’s also the best-looking, and for a group of artists, this is ideal chocolate.  His chocolates are tiny edible […]

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Where do you currently live/work? Portland, Oregon/Oregon College of Art and Craft What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live? I love that I work in a small supportive community of creative and interesting people on a bucolic wooded campus that feels like adult art camp! Where did you grow up? Rural Southeastern Ohio What was your childhood nickname? I […]

NCECA is  very excited to share a session from the extremely popular Process Room.  For those of you who don’t already know, “Lively Experiments” marked the 3rd year of this popular aspect of NCECA Conference.  Each year, this “attraction” has grown, and we realize that many sessions were not just “standing room only”, but at several sessions, the fire marshall was actually barring people from entering the room.  NCECA is thrilled with the […]

Join 92Y, NCECA and Karen Atkinson at 7pm EDT, Wednesday, October 7, 2015 online as we launch the new season of Virtual Clay lectures. Artist, curator, teacher and generator of important and accessible resources for other artists, Atkinson’s Getting Your Sh*t Together and gyst-ink.com include software, a website and training experiences that incorporate a wide range of tools and practices to help you determine your creative career on your own terms. Whether […]

Where do you currently live/work?  Honolulu, Hawaii What do you like most about where you live? Even though everyone gets excited and sometimes jealous when they hear that I’m in grad school in Hawaii, the truth is that like any grad program, I am inside the art building all day, every day. I can’t remember the last time I went to the beach.  One whole semester I barely saw the […]

Yes, that’s right, earlier than ever before (i think)!  You can now register for what will certainly be one of the most legendary events in ceramic history, at the lowest price there will be.  A full conference pass is under $200 for members, and even less for students and transitional members!  That’s a lower cost than most 2 day workshops, and the value is almost immeasurable!  Demonstrations, lectures, exhibitions, shows, networking, […]

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