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Ashlyn Pope – Student Director at Large

By |2019-10-04T09:49:04-05:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Inside NCECA, Member Stories, remembrances|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hi everyone, my name is Ashlyn Pope and I currently serve on the NCECA Board of Directors as one of the two Student Directors at Large. As the senior of the two student directors, I wanted to take this opportunity [...]

The Chipstone Session at NCECA 2019 Conference

By |2019-09-16T10:30:26-05:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Member Stories, Minneapolis|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The #MeToo movement has had a profound effect in every corner of American life, including in the arts. One has only to read the various arts journals and professional publications; go online to arts websites; read one’s emails; or [...]

Recognition and Celebration in Claytopia | 2019 Awards and Honors

By |2019-08-27T07:55:24-05:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Programming, Featured, Member Opportunities, Member Stories|

You know them as wise advisors, educators, innovators, clay cultural leaders, and individuals who embody generous spirits. The NCECA Awards and Honors recognize leaders in the field of ceramics for the their impact regionally, lifetime support of others, roles as [...]

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: Your Voice, Your Chance.

By |2017-05-23T21:42:14-05:00May 24th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Member Opportunities, Member Stories, Student Concerns|

Quest for Clay: The Importance of Travel, 2017 NCECA, Portland, Oregon Even as the pressures of the semester are winding down for most students and everyone gearing up for summer activities, I want to make sure that everyone [...]

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Keep on Keepin’ On….

By |2017-03-13T12:15:36-05:00March 13th, 2017|Categories: 2016 Conference, 50th Anniversary, Featured, Member Stories, Videos|

I thought about titling this post "Marvelous Marge" or "Marge the Magnificent".....both absolutely fitting descriptive titles.  But then I thought "Marge in Charge," since she announced last year during her closing lecture that she has been "in charge since I was [...]

Spotlight: Naomi Clement

By |2016-10-21T13:31:57-05:00October 22nd, 2016|Categories: Board Bios, Featured, Student Concerns|

Where do you currently live/work? I’m a Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live? As a [...]

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Awards & Honors

By |2016-03-06T22:59:09-05:00March 7th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, Member Stories|

There is nothing like seeing a beloved and revered individual from our membership receive recognition for their impact on our field. This years recipients: Stuart Kestenbaum and Nina Hole (posthumously) will be recognized as Honorary Members, Steve Hilton and Glenda Taylor (posthumously) as Fellows of the Council, Victor [...]

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Board Bio – Spotlight: Patsy Cox

By |2016-01-21T09:58:05-05:00January 21st, 2016|Categories: Board Bios, Featured, Member Stories|

 Where do you currently live/work? I live in Los Angeles, California in the historic area called Angelino Heights, which is a neighborhood of Echo Park. It’s about 2 miles north of Downtown. I am Professor of Visual Art and head [...]