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Snowflakes and Jetstreams

By |2013-03-25T18:03:04-05:00January 23rd, 2013|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured|

Dylan Beck's ceramic work explores "the interaction of built space with the natural environment and the idea that manmade landscapes express a society’s material and political priorities."  His knowledge of urban sprawl, sustainability, and forestry informs his artistic exploration of built and natural landscapes as [...]

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Instantaneous Acquisition

By |2013-03-25T18:03:34-05:00December 8th, 2012|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured|

"Current technologies facilitate the instantaneous acquisition, manipulation, and subsequent redistribution of perceptual experiences." This excerpt is from Darien Johnson's artists statement. He goes on to describe his work  as representations of "entanglement of human cognition and digital processing". Its so fitting to be [...]

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Making Better

By |2012-08-22T12:12:46-05:00August 22nd, 2012|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured|

Peter Johnson is an Associate Professor of Art at Eastern Oregon Universitywhere he has been teaching for 8 years. Peter and his work have really come to the forefront in the past three years gaining exposure through residency opportunities and exhibitions. He recently completed summer residencies at the LH [...]

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Why Not Play?

By |2012-08-08T08:53:33-05:00June 29th, 2012|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured|

Chandra DeBuse originally comes from the Midwest: land of practicality. She shared her hometown with the very practical and famous Vice Grip tool. Most recently, Chandra was a resident artist at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Tennessee. Now in Kansas City, Chandra has in independant [...]

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Brian R. Jones (JonesCast)

By |2012-05-15T08:58:37-05:00May 15th, 2012|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured|

Today I present snippets of the back story of  Brian R. Jones, ceramic artist and podcaster. Brian is featured here, in the Emerging Artist Report, not because he was a 2012 NCECA Emerging Artist, but because it was his podcast that inspired me to conduct the [...]

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Who are the 2012 NCECA Emerging artists?

By |2012-08-08T08:53:50-05:00April 17th, 2012|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured|

With my feet re-planted on east coast soil, I bring you the introductory entry for the Emerging Artist report. I'd like to introduce myself to begin with- My name is Kala Stein; I live in western NY state and split [...]

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Emerging Artist Report

By |2015-03-02T11:58:25-05:00March 26th, 2012|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured|

As the first NCECA/crafthaus scholarship recipient, I will be profiling NCECA's 2012 Emerging Artists. Our conversations will be published here on the NCECA blog and the crafthaus blog. We will examine notions of success, entrepreneurship, and the role of ceramics [...]

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