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Calling All Mentors!

By |2015-12-01T11:50:36-05:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, 50th Anniversary, Conference Programming, Featured, Student Concerns|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Can you spare an hour or two of your conference time to do several 30-minute critiques with some eager students? Are you an artist or ceramics professor just itching to give back?  The Student Critique Room is ready for YOU! [...]

CLAY’S NOURISHMENT: HANDBUILDING INTERDEPENDENT COMMUNITIES – Lauren Sandler’s submission to Across the Table, Across the Land

By |2015-11-06T10:27:06-05:00November 6th, 2015|Categories: Across The Table, Kansas City|Tags: , , |

Many projects are flowing into Across the Table, Across the Land and we are excited to share some of these over the next two months leading up to the final deadline of January 4th. This recent submission by Lauren Sandler [...]

NCECA Open Volunteer Board Positions—Nominate Now!

By |2015-08-25T11:13:02-05:00August 25th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Member Opportunities|Tags: |

2013 NCECA Board hard at work in Providence. 2015 NCECA board hard at work in Kansas City.               Over the years some amazing individuals have come forward to serve NCECA. We've [...]

This is A Very Serious Game

By |2015-03-02T11:45:20-05:00March 1st, 2015|Categories: 2015 Conference, 2015 Exhibitions, Featured, Member Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

High Drama! Free Xuns! Ceramic Rayguns! Statistical Analysis! What else could you ask for from a work of art? I am extremely excited to be debuting a new interactive performance at the conference this year. A Very Serious Game has [...]

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A Social Media Primer

By |2015-03-02T11:53:33-05:00January 16th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Member Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I consider myself lucky. I was born at exactly the right time, in my opinion. The technology boom started to hit stride as I was in high school and college, making it easy for me to adopt easily. My relationship [...]

Converting Waste Paper into Paperclay and Paperslip

By |2014-06-24T14:04:28-05:00June 24th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Green Task Force|Tags: , , , , , , |

Written By: Seth Czaplewski Living in the West paper is constantly being given to me whether I like it or not. Receipts, junk mail, old drawings, and advertisements. There is no stopping it. I probably would have recycled if it [...]

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Kathy Maves, First NCECA

By |2014-03-15T12:35:17-05:00March 15th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Milwaukee, Student Concerns|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I can’t believe it! I am getting ready to go to my very first NCECA conference, in Milwaukee WI next week. I have wanted to go for years. This year is the year. Hi. My name is Kathy Maves. I [...]

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Sustainable Ceramics by Robert Harrison

By |2014-03-13T14:14:36-05:00March 13th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Green Task Force|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There is a new book that is now available and will be at the NCECA GreenTask Force booth to view.  This is an excellent book full of information about sustainability within the field of ceramics.  Written and edited by Robert [...]

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Tenderloin Dirt Harvest: Please be seated on the ground

By |2014-01-29T09:46:55-05:00January 30th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Green Task Force|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Ilana Crispi (a past conference presenter for the Green Task Force) is once again showing her latest work in San Francisco, California.  This is a fantastic project that is worth looking into even if you are not in the area. [...]

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Interviewing ceramic artist Lauren Gallaspy

By |2014-01-15T15:07:18-05:00January 20th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Emerging Artists, Featured, Houston|Tags: , , , , |

NCECA 2013 Emerging Artist Lauren Gallaspy's work spans many disciplines including functional and sculptural ceramics, painting, and drawing.  Through all of her work there is a theme of exposure, a sense of expressing tangibly that which is not immediately visible. [...]

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Emotional Sustainability, By Maret Miller

By |2013-10-24T06:28:52-05:00October 24th, 2013|Categories: Green Task Force|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Emotional sustainability, as I define it, is the ability of an object to maintain perpetual relevance through how we understand the meaning of the object. In short, how we treat an object is dependent on how we feel about or [...]

interviewing NCECA 2013 Emerging Artist Brian R Jones

By |2013-10-05T10:05:39-05:00October 3rd, 2013|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured, Houston|Tags: , , , |

NCECA 2013 Emerging Artist Brian R Jones is a contemporary ceramic artist.  His functional pottery combines slip coated earthenware, drawing and bright fluid glazes.  Based in Portland, Brian is also the host of the Jonescast, a podcast where he interviews others [...]

Interviewing NCECA 2013 Emerging Artist Lindsay Pichaske

By |2013-07-09T10:15:30-05:00July 9th, 2013|Categories: Conference Cities, Emerging Artists, Featured, Houston|Tags: , , , , , |

NCECA 2013 Emerging Artist Lindsay Pichaske's work defies classification, blurring boundaries and existing on the threshold between human and animal.  Her figurative animal sculptures are incredibly detailed and refined.  They are completed with precision and accuracy yet allow a vast [...]

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Interviewing NCECA 2013 Emerging Artist Linda Swanson

By |2013-06-19T19:08:50-05:00June 19th, 2013|Categories: Emerging Artists, Houston|Tags: , , , , |

NCECA 2013 Emerging Artist Linda Swanson makes us think about ceramic materials in a new and dynamic way.  Her installation, site specific, fired and unfired work all has an emphasis on time, material and transformation.  Linda generously shared her time [...]