Kansas City

Glenda Taylor Memorial NCECA ride update

By |2016-01-22T14:27:57-05:00January 22nd, 2016|Categories: Featured, Kansas City, Member Opportunities, remembrances|

Lots of folks have been asking me about this ride, and I am thrilled to be able to say that Women's Free State Racing, which was the team Glenda raced with, will be hosting the ride. (If you missed the [...]

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Val Cushing Memorial Scholarship

By |2016-01-16T12:35:06-05:00January 15th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, Kansas City|

NCECA is excited to offer single-day pass scholarships to 100 students and 10 teachers from Kansas City area high schools. Students and teachers from schools located in the Kansas City Metro (including schools between Lawrence, KS and St. Joseph, MO) [...]

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Thanks and next steps from Across the Table!

By |2016-01-10T09:26:52-05:00January 10th, 2016|Categories: 50th Anniversary, Across The Table, Kansas City|

Many, many thanks to each and every person who shared their work on the Across the Table, Across the Land webapp! We are in Portland right now, working through the submissions and developing the exhibition component of the project. The [...]

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Inside NCECA – Exhibitions addendum!

By |2015-12-09T16:31:55-05:00December 9th, 2015|Categories: 2016 Exhibitions, Featured, Inside NCECA, Kansas City|

I can't believe I inadvertently left out one of the coolest new things about exhibitions this year when I posted my insiders guide to deciphering the shows.  The flags will help you identify the things you want to see, but [...]

Tea Performances featured by NCECA’s Across the Table, Across the Land

By |2015-11-13T10:26:00-05:00November 13th, 2015|Categories: Across The Table, Kansas City|

Some of the projects submitted to Across the Table, Across the Land involve performance, multiple sites, or employ complex layers of action and meaning. Amber Ginsburg and Aaron Hughes’ ongoing Tea project is a good example of how ceramics brings [...]

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CLAY’S NOURISHMENT: HANDBUILDING INTERDEPENDENT COMMUNITIES – Lauren Sandler’s submission to Across the Table, Across the Land

By |2015-11-06T10:27:06-05:00November 6th, 2015|Categories: Across The Table, Kansas City|Tags: , , |

Many projects are flowing into Across the Table, Across the Land and we are excited to share some of these over the next two months leading up to the final deadline of January 4th. This recent submission by Lauren Sandler [...]

Inside NCECA: Vol 2, No. 2 – Volunteering

By |2015-11-13T10:01:49-05:00October 31st, 2015|Categories: Featured, Inside NCECA, Kansas City, Member Opportunities|

The NCECA organization and conference is powered predominantly by a team of passionate people that we call volunteers.  This level of involvement can be both eye-opening and even life-altering.  Volunteering has so many benefits, ranging from seeing the conference from a real inside [...]

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Ceramic Artists bring people together, we want to share how you do this!

By |2015-10-30T16:31:18-05:00October 30th, 2015|Categories: 50th Anniversary, Across The Table, Kansas City|

We are having a sugar-filled week co-hosting Pots in Action, thanks to an invitation from Ayumi Horie! Our hosting ends on November 1, but watch for news of our upcoming challenge here and on Ayumi’s @PotsinAction instagram feed. To keep [...]

Saturday Sweetness – Christopher Elbow Chocolates, a KC Must!

By |2015-10-09T22:03:15-05:00October 10th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Kansas City|

"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 [...]

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registration.is.open

By |2015-10-01T16:34:54-05:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, Conference Cities, Featured, Kansas City, Member Opportunities, Member Stories|

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 [...]

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Phantastic Phriday: Announcing the NCECA Dance Band

By |2015-09-18T10:32:38-05:00September 18th, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, Kansas City|

First off, here's the official word: The Phantastics are a seven member band from Kansas City specializing in tantalizing, genre-blending dance floor activators. In 2015, the music group was crowned "Kansas City's best party band" by the Kansas City Star. [...]

Glenda M Taylor Memorial Ride

By |2015-09-02T07:26:49-05:00September 2nd, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, Kansas City, Member Opportunities|

Calling all Cyclists!  As you start to think about travel plans for the 2016 conference in Kansas City, please try to include Tuesday in your trip.  We are planning a group ride in memory of Glenda Taylor.  This ride was [...]

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APPLY NOW! – National Student Juried Exhibition

By |2015-09-01T15:03:22-05:00September 1st, 2015|Categories: 2016 Exhibitions, 50th Anniversary, Exhibitions, Kansas City, Student Concerns|

Wansoo Kim Are you a current undergraduate, graduate, or post-bac STUDENT? Stop procrastinating, and apply now for the National Student Juried Exhibition! This year's exhibition will be held in conjunction with the 2016 conference Makers, Mentors and Milestones [...]

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NCECA Honors and Awards—Nominate Now!

By |2015-08-28T09:47:51-05:00August 28th, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, 50th Anniversary, Conference Programming, Featured, Kansas City, Member Opportunities|

The nominations for NCECA Honors and Awardees always seem to fall right around the time that the Emmy’s recognize excellence in the television industry. I have a close relationship with someone that’s been trying to get me to go for [...]

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