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 [...]

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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Ceramics leaving the ghetto

By |2016-02-15T22:31:00-05:00February 16th, 2016|Categories: 2015 Conference, Featured, Videos|

Enjoy a video of this popular presentation with the remarkable Marc Leuthold from our 2015 conference in Providence.  See it now below, streamed from our WatchNCECA YouTube account, and be sure to subscribe to our channel to automatically receive notifications of new content [...]

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The Poetics of Growth: Andy Casto, Emerging Artist

By |2016-02-02T14:45:04-05:00February 2nd, 2016|Categories: 2015 Conference, Emerging Artists, Featured, Videos|

Rationality is what we do to organize the world, to make it possible to predict.  Art is the rehearsal for the inapplicability and failure of that process -Brian Eno In both his article for the NCECA Journal (p26) as well [...]

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2015 Process Room Videos Now Availalble via Digital Download!

By |2016-01-29T00:24:58-05:00January 29th, 2016|Categories: 2015 Conference, Featured, Videos|

NCECA has embraced technology that allows us to provide exciting content to you in a new way. Ultimately, our commitment to sustainability and greener practices encourages NCECA to phase out DVD production and offer all of our interesting and informative [...]

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one day, late in the afternoon

By |2016-01-05T11:51:17-05:00January 5th, 2016|Categories: 2015 Conference, Emerging Artists, Featured, Videos|

In her article in the 2015 NCECA Journal, Kelly O'Briant writes Individuals develop habits, patterns, and rituals that ultimately expose much about the human condition.  These practices exist within our communication, our daily routines, and even our relationships.  I am [...]

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Joanna Powell, Emerging Artist

By |2015-11-17T15:38:53-05:00November 17th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Conference, Emerging Artists, Featured, Videos|

In the 2015 NCECA Journal, Joanna wrote I find beauty in my embarrassment. I welcome the silly. Through the arrangement of objects, i set up a situation or narrative where the viewer can forget about an object's function and call [...]

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Now Online – 2015 Roundtable conversation

By |2015-10-13T08:10:20-05:00October 13th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Conference, Across The Table, Featured, online programming, Videos|

As Paul Sacaridiz so deftly explained in his introduction, this conversation, Pass the Peas, Food Objects and the Making of Community, stemmed out of a project NCECA began in 2014 in Milwaukee, the idea of developing a curated roundtable discussion.  The [...]

Jennifer Allen in the Process Room

By |2015-10-06T09:26:38-05:00October 6th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Conference, Featured, Videos|

NCECA is  very excited to share a session from the extremely popular Process Room.  For those of you who don't already know, "Lively Experiments" marked the 3rd year of this popular aspect of NCECA Conference.  Each year, this "attraction" has grown, and [...]

Ailments of the Ceramists’s Hands

By |2015-08-15T14:19:35-05:00August 17th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Conference, Featured, Videos|

Now online: One of the most popular topics from the 2015 conference!  Few things are as important to a potter as their hands.  Check out Branfman's article on pages 101-103 of the 2015 Journal, and view his session below.  NCECA would [...]

Emerging Artist – David Bogus

By |2015-08-07T13:07:20-05:00August 7th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Conference, Emerging Artists, Featured, online programming, Videos|

I am pleased to announce the latest release in our series of Emerging Artist Presentations, David Bogus. My creative process is cultivated through identity exploration and self-discovery.  My practice isa combination of risk taking and experimentation.  It includes both the [...]

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What Makes a Teabowl a Chawan – now online!

By |2015-07-15T14:41:38-05:00July 15th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Conference, Featured, online programming, Videos|

When it comes to the formal practice of Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony) there is more to the making of a good Chawan than initially meets the eye. This lecture at NCECA 2015 "Lively Experiments," discussed basic temae (procedure) and a number of [...]

Packaging and Crating for Artists – conference content online!

By |2015-07-01T11:57:46-05:00July 1st, 2015|Categories: 2015 Conference, Videos|

The world of fine art services/art handling is the behind-the-scenes part of the installation, crating and transporting of works of art that most people, even artists, rarely experience.  The people who work in the fine art services can range from [...]