There has been some discussion on twitter about working out a tweet up at NCECA this year.  We’ll actually have a couple of opportunities for you to meet all your twitter friends IRL at the conference.  Tuesday night at the Gallery Expo opening reception, I (Cindy) will have some special tweet-up token to drop into your NCECA name badge holder, and a silver sharpie pen for you to write in your […]

Gresham, Wisconsin studio potter Simon Levin has asked fifty of his favorite clay workers* to contribute a plate to a fundraising initiative in support of NCECA’s 50th anniversary, which falls in 2016. Over the past two months some of your favorite potters across the country opened an emailed letter that asked them to imagine Simon playing the role of Uncle Sam with his clay covered finger pointing their way proclaiming, […]

Make NCECA history… Participate in NCECA’s first-ever e-ballot to help us elect new Board Members for the positions of Secretary, Director-at-Large, and Student Director-at-Large. E-balloting election for new members of NCECA’s Board of Directors opens Wednesday, March 4 and closes at 4pm CST, Friday March 21, 2014. IMPORTANT- NCECA MEMBERS MUST USE THEIR NCECA MEMBER E-MAIL AND PASSWORD LOG-INS IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN BOARD ELECTIONS. VERIFY YOUR MEMBERSHIP STATUS, […]

We often say that NCECA is a “member-driven” organization.  We rely on input from our membership to make decisions about the direction of the organization.  The conference is one of our best opportunities to get feedback, whether that be from a member that stops by the NCECA booth to chat about an idea or concern, or at the annual members’ business meeting.  This is one of the best opportunities all […]

Professors, Artists, and Clay People,   NCECA students are in need of your wisdom! Come share your unique insights in the Student Critique Room.   The Critique Room gives students the opportunity to receive direct feedback about their work from a professional in the field. This is a wonderful chance to meet up-and-coming artists and have an engaging one-to-one conversation about what they are making. Did we mention the joy […]

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We know you’re out there….the tweeting/instagramming/vining/pinning/tumbling crowd.  Some of you still might even post to Facebook occasionally.   As part of our goal to increase and improve communication with our membership, NCECA is reaching out on a variety of social media platforms, and we’re looking for help to do it.  If you’ve been looking for a way to get more involved with NCECA, and you also love your social media, […]

Greeting NCECA members and Happy New Year!  2014 will be an amazing year for NCECA and particularly for our International Residency Partner Program.  This year, NCECA will be joining forces with The Banff Centre in Banff, Canada and the European Ceramic Workcentre in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.  This is the first time we have partnered with Banff Centre and only the second time we have partnered with the European Ceramic Workcentre.  Both […]