Emerging Artist 2019 – CONGRATULATIONS!

By |2019-08-25T17:29:27-05:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: Emerging Artists, Exhibitions, Featured|

Sarah Heitmeyer     Qwist Joseph     Nick Lenker      Lindsay Montgomery     Sean Scott     George Rodriguez NCECA’s Emerging Artists program recognizes exceptional early career artists highlighting them to an international audience during NCECA’s Annual Conference. NCECA believes that those [...]

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Minneapolis Exhibition Highlight: Part & Parcel

By |2019-01-31T14:10:39-05:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: 2019 Exhibitions, Featured|

Part & Parcel is a concurrent exhibition that will take place in Studio/Gallery #394 at the Northrup King Building in Minneapolis’s thriving Northeast Arts District.  Featuring a diverse group of four midwestern ceramic artists, Part & Parcel brings together work [...]

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Minneapolis Exhibition Highlight: clay + CANDY

By |2019-01-19T10:06:35-05:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Featured|

John Morse and Marion Angelica think it is fun (and functional) to create an exhibition that provides candy both for the eye and candy for the mouth.  Treat both at the Clay & Candy exhibition at the Sugar,Sugar candy store. [...]

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NCECA Events For Students

By |2018-02-28T09:58:09-05:00March 1st, 2018|Categories: 2018 Exhibitions, 2018 Programming, Student Concerns|Tags: , , , |

With the 2018 NCECA conference in Pittsburgh just around the corner, we want to let you know about some of the awesome student-centered opportunities that are available at the conference this year: Student Critique Room Thursday March 15, & Friday [...]

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Your Curated Conference: focus on currents of clay and culture

By |2018-02-28T09:56:51-05:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: 2018 Exhibitions, 2018 Programming, Featured|

This year the theme for NCECA’s Pittsburgh conference is CrossCurrents: Clay and Culture. The ideas imbue robust program content with tremendous range of ceramic expression. Attention to cultural context amplifies voices and issues of representation, power, identity, social justice, and [...]

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2018 NCECA Emerging Artists

By |2018-02-26T22:02:49-05:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: 2018 Exhibitions, 2018 Programming, Emerging Artists, Featured|

Saturday morning, at the end of the conference, I always look forward to the emerging artist presentation. I find these talks to be tremendously energizing, full of good will and optimistic for the future. I relish in how the presenters [...]

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A Conversation with Jessica Brandl, 2017 NCECA Emerging Artist

By |2017-11-03T12:01:01-05:00November 3rd, 2017|Categories: 2017 Conference, 2017 Exhibitions, Emerging Artists, Featured, Member Stories, Portland|Tags: , , , , , |

Jessica Brandl, one NCECA’s 2017 Emerging Artists has had a busy time since delivering an outstanding presentation on the final day of the conference in Portland, Oregon. Over the summer, she relocated from Philadelphia, where she had been teaching at [...]

Students – APPLY NOW!

By |2017-09-23T11:36:12-05:00September 25th, 2017|Categories: 2018 Exhibitions, Student Concerns|Tags: , , |

The NCECA Student Show (NSJE) application deadline is September 27th Are you a current undergraduate, graduate, or post-bac student in the United States? Stop procrastinating, and apply now for the National Student Juried Exhibition (NSJE)! This year’s exhibition will be [...]

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NCECA Student Opportunities!

By |2017-09-13T08:13:43-05:00August 23rd, 2017|Categories: 2018 Exhibitions, Featured, Student Concerns|Tags: , , , |

With the start of school fast approaching (and already begun for some of you), we want to make sure that you know about all of the fantastic NCECA opportunities available for students working with ceramics in higher education. There are lots of [...]

What’s your Clay Story?

By |2017-06-02T12:14:10-05:00June 2nd, 2017|Categories: 2018 Exhibitions, Featured|

2018 NCECA Annual  Visual Voices: Truth Narratives It is time to pull your images and your narratives together for NCECA’s 2018 Annual Exhibition, Visual Voices: Truth Narratives, our national juried invitational, curated by Winnie Owns Hart, educator, artist, filmmaker, author [...]

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Call for Entry – 2018 NCECA Annual

By |2017-03-10T11:43:25-05:00March 16th, 2017|Categories: Exhibitions, Featured|

Call for Entry 2018 NCECA ANNUAL VISUAL VOICES: TRUTH NARRATIVES ENTRY DEADLINE: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 (midnight MDT) NCECA seeks submissions for the 2018 NCECA Annual, Visual Voices: Truth Narratives, which will be held at the Society for Contemporary Craft [...]

The 2017 NCECA Annual is here!

By |2017-03-10T11:38:34-05:00March 11th, 2017|Categories: 2017 Exhibitions, Featured|

The highly anticipated NCECA Annual “The Evocative Garden,” curated by Gail M. Brown, opens this weekend, kicking off the 2017 NCECA conference “season” with a whirlwind of garden-centric delight and botanical wonder.  The exhibition, held at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, [...]

Interconnected Forms

By |2018-10-30T09:01:55-05:00March 10th, 2017|Categories: 2016 Exhibitions, Emerging Artists, Featured|Tags: , |

"In the world of everything that is already made, the moment of reinvention consists of taking apart something that is known, to reconstruct something that is unknown." Bobby Tso's approach to forms in the post-industrial world is both whimsical and [...]

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NCECA Emerging Artists 2017

By |2017-03-09T23:26:20-05:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: 2017 Exhibitions, Emerging Artists, Featured|

The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts has selected the 2017 Emerging Artists. This year’s applicant pool was outstanding, which made it that much more challenging for the jurors to make our final selections. This year the jury [...]