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Joanna Powell, Emerging Artist

By |2015-11-17T15:38:53-05:00November 17th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Conference, Emerging Artists, Featured, Videos|

In the 2015 NCECA Journal, Joanna wrote I find beauty in my embarrassment. I welcome the silly. Through the arrangement of objects, i set up a situation or narrative where the viewer can forget about an object's function and call [...]

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Maintaining an Authentic Voice: Today on the NCECA360 podcast!

By |2015-10-14T16:16:50-05:00October 14th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Conference, Emerging Artists, Featured, Member Stories, Podcasts|

"Moderator Adam Field talks with the 2015 Emerging Artists about their professional development and the difficulty of maintaining an authentic voice in a vast ocean of social media. The discussion includes Rachel Garceau, Andrew Casto, Kelly O’Briant, Roberto Lugo and [...]

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Rachel Garceau Workshop Streaming Live From Texas Tech University

By |2015-09-16T22:20:53-05:00September 16th, 2015|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured|

NCECA 2015 Emerging Artist, Rachel Garceau is teaching a workshop on mold making and slip casting hosted by the Texas Tech University Ceramics Department! On Thursday September 16, 2015 the Ceramics Department at TTU, with Rachel’s generous consent, will be [...]

Emerging Artist – David Bogus

By |2015-08-07T13:07:20-05:00August 7th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Conference, Emerging Artists, Featured, online programming, Videos|

I am pleased to announce the latest release in our series of Emerging Artist Presentations, David Bogus. My creative process is cultivated through identity exploration and self-discovery.  My practice isa combination of risk taking and experimentation.  It includes both the [...]

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Rachel K. Garceau, Emerging Artist

By |2015-05-14T14:09:06-05:00May 15th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Exhibitions, Emerging Artists, Featured|

In her article on pages 26-27 of the NCECA journal, Rachel K. Garceau describers herself as a wheel-thrower, a mold maker, a slip caster, a printmaker and a storyteller.  Her work is clearly the synthesis of these many identities and [...]

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This Machine Kills Hate

By |2015-03-30T22:39:58-05:00March 30th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Conference, Emerging Artists, Featured, Member Opportunities, Member Stories, Videos|

In his article, Finding One's Wheel, which appears on page 27-28 of the 2015 NCECA Journal, Roberto Lugo described himself as a "potter, activist, culture-maker, rapper, poet and educator."   I believe I would add "inspiration," "mentor" and "ceramics rockstar" [...]

A Quixotic Life: The Workmanship of Risk

By |2015-03-15T08:45:47-05:00March 15th, 2015|Categories: 2014 Conference, Emerging Artists, Featured, Member Stories|

 Listening to stories of David Peters I’ve often wondered where the boundary  is between ardent investigator and dogmatic zealot. For those standing  outside the circle of wood fire (of which I am one) it is easy to tick the box [...]

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a conversation:Adam Shiverdecker

By |2015-03-01T00:16:42-05:00March 1st, 2015|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured|

Adam Shiverdecker’s body of work presents a unique opportunity to consider the role of the artist. Any work of art, taken as a singular object, is like contemplating one measure without the context of the entire melody. And, usually that [...]

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David Peters, 2014 NCECA Emerging Artist

By |2015-02-18T11:39:11-05:00February 19th, 2015|Categories: Conference Cities, Emerging Artists, Featured, Milwaukee|

In our fast-paced world full of cross-country and even cross-world communications via the world wide web, there are a few who find deep connections in the terra firma.  David Peters embraces the earth as a partner in the creation of his [...]

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Discovering Convictions: Considering the Work of Lauren Mabry

By |2015-01-15T11:30:05-05:00January 15th, 2015|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured, Member Stories|

Confident posture. Direct gaze. An assured knowing her handshake will be firm. The word TRUE comes to mind. TRUE in the sense of direction or plumb. While “earthy” is not an apt description, “grounded” certainly is. Lauren Mabry is a bright, young [...]

With Reflective Intention: A Portrait of Mel Griffin

By |2014-11-20T15:15:24-05:00November 18th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Emerging Artists, Featured, Milwaukee|

In contrast to the changing seasons, currently in the mode of closing another chapter of life, 2014 Emerging Artist Mel Griffin has been opening one. Planting seeds with deliberate and thoughtful choices, Griffin has stepped away from a peripatetic life [...]

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Emerging Artists: Apply Now!

By |2014-09-28T10:34:09-05:00September 28th, 2014|Categories: Emerging Artists, Exhibitions, Featured|

The Emerging Artist deadline is quickly approaching.  September 30. 2014 NCECA believes that those creating work offering new/exciting/thoughtful perspectives on the ceramic medium, expanding upon genres of creative production and inquiry are qualified as candidates for its Emerging Artist awards. [...]

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