…Film night! We are excited to announce this NEW conference event.  If you’re attending our 49th annual meeting in Providence, definitely plan to come relax and enjoy an inspiring film from the clay community at 5:30 on Thursday night, just before heading out to the show openings and galleries. Filmmakers – we are now accepting submissions for this opportunity. Click here to learn all the details for how to submit your film!

In a 46-minute performance talk, Artist, Theaster Gates will present a new work that traces the creation of several artistic narratives that point to the rich and dynamic possibility of clay within his larger practice. The Need for Blackness suggests that there is a need for a more critical examination of the histories of black legacies within Ceramic traditions. Using collections of images that he has gathered from the Museum […]

The Process Room at Material World, NCECA’s 2014 Conference in Milwaukee consisted of 16 different artists demonstrating specific ceramic techniques/processes within 30 minutes.   In this second year of the popular conference feature, we added a camera and sound equipment so that we can provide the content online!  Below, check out a video of the popular session with Rhonda Willers on Weathered Surfaces, and click here to view and download Willer’s detailed […]

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Cynthia Bringle makes pots…”useful things”.  She is a Lifetime member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, a Felow of the American Craft Council, an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from Memphis College of Art, and  North Carolina Living Treasure.  She was awarded the North Carolina Award for Fine Art, and was the subject of the third NCECA Spirit of Ceramics Video.  For over 50 years she has made her living […]

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The Process Room at Material World, NCECA’s 2014 Conference in Milwaukee consisted of 16 different artists demonstrating specific ceramic techniques/processes within 30 minutes.   In this second year of the popular conference feature, we added a camera and sound equipment so that we can provide the content online!  Below, check out a condensed video of the popular session with Mark Cole on using wax resist for layering glazes, and be sure […]

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NCECA has just released a 40-minute video on YouTube documenting Virtual Realities, Material World, one of the most popular panel presentations from NCECA’s 2014 Conference in Milwaukee. This session included presentations by Ben Carter, Carlole Epp, Michael Kline and Adam Field. Go take a look and learn how your peers in the clay world are using social media to advance their work, connect with audiences and sustain vibrant professional networks.  Check […]

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There was a time when I wanted to be just like Don when I grew up. When I did grow up I found it took too much to just keep up. The first time I met Don I was teaching in Texas and had driven up to Alfred to pick up a wheel on my way to visit family. I remember I was standing in the middle room talking to […]

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Make NCECA history… Participate in NCECA’s first-ever e-ballot to help us elect new Board Members for the positions of Secretary, Director-at-Large, and Student Director-at-Large. E-balloting election for new members of NCECA’s Board of Directors opens Wednesday, March 4 and closes at 4pm CST, Friday March 21, 2014. IMPORTANT- NCECA MEMBERS MUST USE THEIR NCECA MEMBER E-MAIL AND PASSWORD LOG-INS IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN BOARD ELECTIONS. VERIFY YOUR MEMBERSHIP STATUS, […]

This playlist was created through a juried list of submitted videos. The guidelines below explain what was considered in the selection process.   Guidelines for submission: 1. Anyone can submit videos for inclusion on the NCECA YouTube channel playlists. 2. Videos must follow YouTube rules and guidelines 3. Videos must contain educational content to be considered. 4. Videos that have advertisement or promotion of a product or service as a […]

This playlist was created through a juried list of submitted videos. The guidelines below explain what was considered in the selection process.   Guidelines for submission: 1. Anyone can submit videos for inclusion on the NCECA YouTube channel playlists. 2. Videos must follow YouTube rules and guidelines 3. Videos must contain educational content to be considered. 4. Videos that have advertisement or promotion of a product or service as a […]

Over the past few months there has been a tremendous amount of work being done by the NCECA board to prepare for the upcoming conference and we could not be more excited by the way that things are taking shape. We are thrilled to have made such strong and meaningful partnerships with artists, galleries, museums and cultural institutions in Milwaukee. Forging these networks in the community has allowed us to […]

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Last year, NCECA launched its YouTube Channel, WatchNCECA.  In addition to the official NCECA videos that we upload, we also put out a call for videos from our members to create our first ever NCECA member video playlist.  We have now opened up a second call for member videos to create our Winter 2013 playlist!  DEADLINE for submissions: October 2, 2013.   Scroll down to see the guidelines for entry. Guidelines […]

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