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Special THANK YOU to the Richmond VA Onsite Liaisons Kelly Kerr and Jeff Vick

By |2020-03-28T18:46:55-05:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, 2020 Exhibitions, Featured, Richmond|

"The role of NCECA onsite conference liaison involves a journey filled with challenges and discoveries. Kelly Kerr and Jeff Vick undertook the many dimensions of this experience with humility, grace, and perseverance. Few if any of those called on to [...]

Welcome Pete Pinnell, 2020 President of the Board of NCECA

By |2020-03-28T18:41:40-05:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, Board Bios, Featured, Richmond|

The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) is pleased to announce Pete Pinnell, Professor of Art at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, as the president of the organization. Pete is a longtime contributor to the [...]

Message from our NCECA President, Holly Hanessian

By |2020-03-23T07:45:47-05:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, Featured, Inside NCECA, Programming, Richmond|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Please view this message from NCECA president, Holly Hanessian. She discusses what is happening with NCECA right now and looking towards the future with patience, engagement (NCECA programming), and generosity. Holly [...]

Conference 2020 – Update 3.13.20

By |2020-03-17T14:30:55-05:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, 2020 Exhibitions, Featured, Member Opportunities, online programming, Programming, Richmond, Student Concerns|

I continue to be heartwarmed by the number of people volunteering their time and talents to help NCECA and its entire membership to find ways to realize all of the hard work that has gone into this conference through digital [...]

What now?

By |2020-03-17T14:25:22-05:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, 2020 Exhibitions, Featured, Member Opportunities, online programming, Richmond|

This would have been my first conference since leaving the NCECA Board.  I was so excited to be joining the presentation tech team.  FINALLY I would get to wear those beautiful button down shirts with the NCECA Logo embroidered on [...]

NCECA 2020 Awards and Honors

By |2020-03-04T10:55:43-05:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, Richmond|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 their impact regionally, lifetime support of others, roles as [...]

NCECA Board elections: OPT IN and cast your vote!

By |2020-02-28T00:22:21-05:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, 2020 Exhibitions, Inside NCECA, Member Opportunities, Richmond, Student Concerns|Tags: , , , |

It is that time of year, NCECA is looking to fill two vacated seats on our board of directors, one Director at Large (DAL) and one Student Director at Large (SDAL). Our new DAL will help manage our emerging artists [...]

Surface and Symbol: The Diverse Language of Clay – A Capital One / NCECA Exhibition

By |2020-02-25T20:16:32-05:00February 25th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, 2020 Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Richmond|Tags: , , , , , |

Art is the fuel that powers the fires of inspiration. Great works of art can foster curiosity, innovation and creative problem solving, leading those who encounter that art down paths to discovery. This experience of connection, of drawing on [...]

Congratulations, 2020 NCECA Emerging Artists!

By |2020-02-06T13:06:23-05:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, 2020 Exhibitions, Emerging Artists, Featured, Richmond|Tags: , , , , |

Ling Chun, Ruth Easterbrook, Stephanie Hanes, Yeonsoo Kim, Cathy Lu and Nurielle Stern!   Ling Chun born in Hong Kong, a society that built upon a hybrid system of western and eastern. A foreign exchange program brought her to the United [...]

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Meet Anna Walker, Curator of the 2020 NCECA Annual

By |2020-01-23T15:03:21-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, 2020 Exhibitions, Featured, Inside NCECA, Richmond|

Anna Walker, curator of the 2020 NCECA Annual, is Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) where she is responsible for exhibition, research and publication, the proposal of acquisitions, and development [...]

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2019 NCECA Closing Lecture

By |2019-09-29T09:48:48-05:00September 29th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Programming, Featured, Minneapolis|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

"From where I sit. Reporting in from southern California, 30 years and counting" –  Closing lecture by Tony Marsh “Beliefs, observations, thoughts and prayers from over 30 years as an educator and more as a maker. Drawing from experiences [...]

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Get Your Fix: Mending Ceramics Professionally- Thaddeus Erdahl and Emily Nickel in the Makerspace

By |2019-03-21T11:49:30-05:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: 2019 Programming, Conference Programming, Featured, Programming|

This post is written by figure sculptor Emily Nickel as a supplement to a demonstration in the Makerspace titled "Get Your Fix." Emily is currently a long term artist-in-residence at Red Lodge Clay Center. The demonstration will cover how to [...]

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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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