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Ceramic Legacies Past and Present

By |2019-03-18T13:10:10-05:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Exhibitions, Featured|

Two exhibitions representing ceramic arts legacies of the past and legacies in the making are on view at the American Craft Council Library and Archives in Minneapolis during NCECA conference week.  “Ceramic Highlights from the ACC Library and Archives” honors [...]

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Happy Hour at AC Hotel

By |2019-03-19T12:05:11-05:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Exhibitions, Featured|

Join friends, colleagues and professionals for a special NCECA kickoff happy hour at the AC Hotel Minneapolis Downtown, held right before the NCECA Opening Ceremonies, minutes away from the Convention Center. The hotel lobby features several artworks installed in the [...]

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This Land Like a Mirror Turns You Inward

By |2019-03-14T10:14:57-05:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Exhibitions, Featured|

What does a utopia look like? A claytopia? How do we construct it? The more Western civilization crafts their ideal world, the more we understand the tragic domino effect that results from our modifications. Janet Macpherson and Magdolene Dykstra’s collaborative [...]

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Clay Conversations!

By |2019-03-12T16:32:23-05:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Programming, Featured|

Apprenticeships: Let's Do This!Elenor Wilson Hello all you clay people out there. This is Zach Tate coming to you from the sultry, snowy abyss of northern Indiana. As my first year of being of the board is quickly [...]

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Feed the need for mentorship…

By |2019-03-08T09:57:16-05:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Programming, Featured, Student Concerns|

Every year NCECA makes it a point to have programming available for current students at various levels. They look for ways that will best engage and inspire and one such service they developed was the student critique room. Every year, [...]

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Project Space – The Mother Of All Confessions

By |2019-03-06T14:07:15-05:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Exhibitions, 2019 Programming, Featured|

Beginning with the question What’s Your story?, The Mother of All Confessions is one of several works included in Project Space this year is. It is an open confessional booth for discussions that investigate issues surrounding art, maternity, and parenting. [...]

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NCECA for First Timers: Claytopia online edition

By |2019-03-06T10:02:39-05:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Exhibitions, 2019 Programming, Featured, Inside NCECA, Minneapolis|

Many years ago, Steve Hilton, (then NCECA's Programs Director) had the idea for NCECA to offer a special session directed at first time attendees.  And he "nominated" me to present it.  It was pretty popular, so I continued to present [...]

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NCECA Homework!

By |2019-02-26T17:22:49-05:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Featured|

Dear friends in clay, On behalf of my fellow panelists for the Roundtable Discussion at NCECA 2019 (9am on Thursday 28 March, in Auditorium Main), I would like to convey a few suggestions we have compiled for readings that you [...]

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NCECA Board elections: who what when where and how

By |2019-02-26T23:35:57-05:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Featured|

NCECA Board members volunteer their time and energy that directly impacts our community and our field. Each year, we hold elections to fill vacated board seats, and with the conference comes our annual election. This year our elections will aim [...]

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