Milwaukee

Student Critique Room!

By |2014-03-13T08:38:16-05:00March 13th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Milwaukee, Student Concerns|

Hey Students, I hope you are just as excited as I am about this year’s conference in Milwaukee! Don’t forget to bring a flash drive with images of your work and stop by our table in the main registration area [...]

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A Guide to Flow part 2: The Physical Flow of Materials

By |2014-03-12T15:15:21-05:00March 12th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Exhibitions, Featured, Milwaukee|

Sound flows.  A sculpted sound translation of Santiago Calatrava speaking the native word thought to be the basis of the name Milwaukee, Jeffrey Mongrain’s spare and elegant signature form represents the flow of sound.  Just as a speaker in a [...]

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Roundtable Discussion: Handle as Bridge: Creativity, Learning and Purpose

By |2014-03-09T10:32:49-05:00March 10th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Milwaukee|

Roundtable Discussion: Handle as Bridge: Creativity, Learning and Purpose One of the highlights of Material World, NCECA's upcoming conference in Milwaukee, will be a thought provoking roundtable discussion produced in cooperation with the Chipstone Foundation. It takes place early in the morning following [...]

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Getting around Milwaukee – a guide to public transit

By |2014-03-09T11:12:12-05:00March 9th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Milwaukee|

Milwaukee has a public transit system, so you don't need to worry about spending a lot of money on taxis to get to the places you want to go!   The bus costs $2.25 per ride, or you can purchase [...]

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NCECA Awards: Honoring our exceptional members!

By |2014-03-18T07:53:48-05:00March 8th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Milwaukee|

The last I checked - about 10 years ago - the entertainment industry had over 330 awards ceremonies every year. NCECA is somewhat more modest and circumspect in its awards.  We offer one short educational program each year that tries [...]

Exhibitions at INOVA (Institute of Visual Arts)

By |2014-03-07T09:37:49-05:00March 7th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Exhibitions, Featured, Milwaukee|

INOVA (Institute of Visual Arts) is the contemporary art gallery at the Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Since 1996, INOVA has been widely recognized for our support of artists’ new work, for our rigorous curatorial program, and [...]

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Milwaukee Keynote Presentation: Theaster Gates

By |2014-03-05T11:21:42-05:00March 5th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Milwaukee|

NCECA is thrilled to bring Theaster Gates to Milwaukee to deliver the 2014 keynote address, Yamaguchi, Soul Manufacturing Corporation and A Potter Named Dave. The Need for Blackness Within Contemporary Ceramics. Theaster Gates is an artist whose creative endeavor represents [...]

The Resource Hall – Commercial Exhibitors

By |2014-03-04T10:10:16-05:00March 4th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Milwaukee|

If you've been to the conference before, you probably already know the allure of the Resource Hall.  With so much to see and few clocks to be found, it's easy to lose track of time.  Add to that among the [...]

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Where are the Studio Potters?

By |2014-03-01T20:15:48-05:00March 3rd, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Milwaukee|

Where have all the potters gone? What is causing a decline in studio pottery? Lack of training? No interest from young people? Government cutbacks? Answers and challenges by panelists look at positive ways to save the studio pottery movement! Moderator [...]

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A guide to Flow, part 1: The movers

By |2014-03-12T11:03:31-05:00March 2nd, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Exhibitions, Featured, Milwaukee|

Flow: The 2014 NCECA Ceramic Arts Invitational is currently on view at the Milwaukee Art Museum.  The space is stunning with a wall of windows facing Lake Michigan and spacious with nearly 8,000 square feet of space.  A long corridor [...]

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NCECA Connections

By |2014-03-01T12:40:21-05:00March 1st, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Milwaukee|

Earlier in the week, you learned about Topical Discussions, which are an opportunity for NCECA members to share their perspectives and skills with a wider audience. NCECA Connections are like their brother (or sister) from another mother. The main difference [...]

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