2016 Conference

Distinguished Lecture

By |2016-03-10T12:14:10-05:00March 11th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured|

One of the highlights of NCECA is the distinguished lecture, which connects a prominent scholar or other critical voice with our audience.  For the past few years, the distinguished lecture has been graciously supported by the Chipstone Foundation, a Milwaukee-based [...]

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Fab Lab/Live Stream

By |2016-03-10T12:11:23-05:00March 10th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, online programming|

It's exciting to see how the NCECA conference evolves to meet the needs and desires of its attendees and the field of ceramics.  Premiering a new piece of programming is exhilarating but overwhelming too.  This year, NCECA has TWO brand new [...]

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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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Inside NCECA Vol 2, No 16 – The NCECA App

By |2018-10-30T09:02:53-05:00March 2nd, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, Inside NCECA, Member Opportunities, Videos|

Usually my "Inside NCECA" column comes out on Saturday, but I just couldn't wait until then to tell you all about this year's NCECA App.  Filled with information about programming, presenters, exhibitions, KC restaurants & hotspots, maps, bus tours, important [...]

Sign up NOW for Student Critiques

By |2016-02-29T19:50:21-05:00March 1st, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, Member Opportunities, Student Concerns|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sign-up TODAY! Click on the image above for a link to the Online Sign-up. I hope you are just as excited as I am about this year’s conference in Kansas City!  Are you looking for a fresh pair [...]

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Inside NCECA! Vol 2, No. 15 – First Time Tips

By |2016-03-06T15:48:14-05:00February 27th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, 2016 Exhibitions, Featured, Inside NCECA, Member Opportunities, Student Concerns, Videos|

If this is your first NCECA, (or even if it's not), everything can be a little overwhelming.  So we put together a few tools to help you make the most of your conference experience.  First, take a look at the [...]

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2016 Roundtable discussion: Fueling the Imagination

By |2016-02-23T22:46:57-05:00February 25th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured|

NCECA’s 2016 roundtable discussion, Fueling the Imagination: How We Talk/Work/Play Across Our Differences, brings together moderator, Ben Carter with John Borstel, Andrea Gill, Simone Leigh, and Hideo Mabuchi for a conversation about the roles of mindfulness and language in generating [...]

Projects Space 2016: Makers, Mentors, and Milestones Find Their Way into Wet Clay

By |2016-02-24T13:50:01-05:00February 24th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, 2016 Exhibitions, Featured|

Does looking at all of the awe-inspiring pottery, sculpture, and installation art at NCECA just make your hands crave the touch of clay? If so, one exhibition you shouldn’t miss this year is Projects Space! This year’s artists will all [...]

Asking Good Questions

By |2016-02-23T08:46:55-05:00February 23rd, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, Student Concerns|

If you twisted my arm and made me choose, I would probably say that my high school English teacher is the person who taught me critical thinking skills.  Our standard homework assignment was to come up with discussion questions for [...]

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Red earth: past and present.

By |2016-02-22T11:40:53-05:00February 22nd, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured|

Gail Kendall professor emeritus University of Lincoln, NE takes the stage with David Eichelberger, Assistant Professor at Ferrum College in Ferrum, Virginia, unified with their love of earthenware and balanced by their contrasting surfaces. Kendall is influenced by the exhuberant [...]

the Art of Learning with Liz Lerman

By |2016-02-17T22:37:53-05:00February 18th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured|

Dear NCECA Friends, I just wanted to reach out to you briefly and write a few words about this years Keynote speaker Liz Lerman. For all of us involved in the world of the ceramic arts and education we know [...]

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