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Your Curated Conference: focus on currents of clay and culture

By |2018-02-28T09:56:51-05:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: 2018 Exhibitions, 2018 Programming, Featured|

This year the theme for NCECA’s Pittsburgh conference is CrossCurrents: Clay and Culture. The ideas imbue robust program content with tremendous range of ceramic expression. Attention to cultural context amplifies voices and issues of representation, power, identity, social justice, and [...]

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2018 NCECA Emerging Artists

By |2018-02-26T22:02:49-05:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: 2018 Exhibitions, 2018 Programming, Emerging Artists, Featured|

Saturday morning, at the end of the conference, I always look forward to the emerging artist presentation. I find these talks to be tremendously energizing, full of good will and optimistic for the future. I relish in how the presenters [...]

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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 [...]

Don’t Blink or you’ll miss this great opportunity!

By |2017-10-03T12:43:12-05:00October 3rd, 2017|Categories: 2017 Conference, Featured|

Now entering its third year, Blinc20:20 is becoming an exciting piece of programming at the annual conference.  This image-driven visually impacting short-form presentation provides a perfect platform for professors, students, international artists, or just about anyone who wants to be a [...]

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A Conversation with Judd Schiffman, 2017 NCECA Emerging Artist

By |2017-04-20T10:45:52-05:00April 20th, 2017|Categories: 2017 Conference, Emerging Artists, Featured|

Shortly after the NCECA 2017 conference, "Future Flux" became "Past Flux", I returned home and began editing conference sessions to post online.  As I did this, I contemplated the 2017 "class" of emerging artists and all of their presentations.  In the [...]

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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 [...]

Student Critiques – Sign Up Now!

By |2017-03-03T15:46:27-05:00March 3rd, 2017|Categories: 2017 Conference, Featured, Portland, Student Concerns|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Click the image above to sign-up now! I hope you are just as excited as I am about this year’s conference in Portland! I’m not sure what I’m looking forward to most – the great conference programing, all [...]

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2016 Process Room Videos NOW AVAILABLE

By |2017-01-30T12:30:45-05:00January 30th, 2017|Categories: 2016 Conference, Videos|

NCECA is excited to announce that we have FOUR compilations of the 2016 Process Room sessions available for immediate delivery via digital download!  Each compilation contains the best of instruction and demonstration from four sessions and is approximately 40 minutes [...]

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Calling All Professors and Ceramic Professionals!

By |2017-01-15T12:00:14-05:00January 17th, 2017|Categories: 2017 Conference, Member Opportunities, Student Concerns|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mentors Needed For Student Critique Room! NCECA is currently recruiting mentors for our Student Critique room at the Portland conference. How it works: Mentors volunteer for one or more 30 minute time slots, when they will be available to meet [...]

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2016 Conference Replay double feature! Glazes: safety and durability

By |2016-10-21T10:38:26-05:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, Videos|

Thursday afternoon at the conference provided an incredible opportunity for a double dose of glaze geekery.  First, William Carty, Keith Simpson and Hyojin Lee presented a panel on safety in the studio, specifically regarding stains.  After a short break, Matt [...]

Student Fellowship Application Deadline Oct. 19!

By |2016-10-11T09:08:32-05:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: 2017 Conference, Featured, Portland, Student Concerns|Tags: , , |

Attention All Students: The deadline is fast approaching for you to submit your application for both the Regina Brown Undergraduate Student Fellowship, and the NCECA Graduate Student Fellowship! Successful undergraduate applicants will be awarded $1,800 for use towards their proposed [...]

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