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George Rodiguez: 2019 Emerging Artist

By |2019-10-21T10:11:09-05:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Featured, Minneapolis|Tags: , , , , , , , |

"I value the communities that I have formed and am continuing to expand on. My artwork aims to bring people closer and act as markers for people to congregate around. Larger pieces are a community experience because they quickly [...]

Winona LaDuke – 2019 NCECA Conference Keynote Speaker

By |2019-10-14T10:06:30-05:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Minneapolis|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Winona LaDuke is an internationally renowned activist working on issues of sustainable development renewable energy and food systems. She lives and works on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, and is a two time vice presidential candidate with [...]

2020 NECEA Graduate Student Fellowships

By |2019-10-01T12:06:08-05:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Featured, Richmond|Tags: , , , , , , |

Deadline October 9, 2019  NCECA is pleased to announce the 16th annual NCECA Graduate Student Fellowships.  The purpose of this fellowship is to foster and catalyze graduate students’ capacities to expand awareness and deepen knowledge in the ceramic arts through [...]

2019 NCECA Closing Lecture

By |2019-09-29T09:48:48-05:00September 29th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Programming, Featured, Minneapolis|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

"From where I sit. Reporting in from southern California, 30 years and counting" –  Closing lecture by Tony Marsh “Beliefs, observations, thoughts and prayers from over 30 years as an educator and more as a maker. Drawing from experiences [...]

The Chipstone Session at NCECA 2019 Conference

By |2019-09-16T10:30:26-05:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Member Stories, Minneapolis|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The #MeToo movement has had a profound effect in every corner of American life, including in the arts. One has only to read the various arts journals and professional publications; go online to arts websites; read one’s emails; or [...]

Emerging Artist 2020 – deadline October 2, 2019

By |2019-08-16T19:59:52-05:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured, Richmond|

2019 Emerging Artist Nick Lenker, Sarah Heitmeyer, Sean Scott, George Rodriguez, Lindsay Montgomery, Qwist Joseph NCECA believes that those creating work offering new/exciting/thoughtful perspectives on the ceramic medium, expanding upon genres of creative production and inquiry are qualified as candidates [...]

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NCECA for First Timers: Claytopia online edition

By |2019-03-06T10:02:39-05:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Exhibitions, 2019 Programming, Featured, Inside NCECA, Minneapolis|

Many years ago, Steve Hilton, (then NCECA's Programs Director) had the idea for NCECA to offer a special session directed at first time attendees.  And he "nominated" me to present it.  It was pretty popular, so I continued to present [...]

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Beyond the Conference: 2019 Pre/Post Conference Options

By |2019-02-12T13:02:57-05:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Minneapolis, Workshops|

NCECA 2019 in Minneapolis is just around the corner. As you plan your trip consider enhancing your experience with a Pre/Post Conference workshop. These events are not organized by NCECA. Instead they are planned and offered by the local clay [...]

2016 Emerging Artist Kyungmin Park

By |2018-10-18T15:40:06-05:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured, Kansas City|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Kyungmin Park - Being an Artist Growing up in South Korea, I was labeled as a too opinionated, too independent and uptight not so girly girl. I always ask questions until I find an answer that makes sense to me. [...]

2016 Emerging Artist Tom Jaszczak

By |2018-12-08T16:02:46-05:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured, Kansas City|Tags: , , , |

Tom Jaszczak - Artist Interview   What is the biggest change in your work or life since your emerging artist talk? I don’t know that I have made a major change in my work since my emerging artist talk.  Things [...]

2016 Emerging Artist Sean O’Connell

By |2018-11-24T14:36:06-05:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured, Kansas City|Tags: , , |

Sean O'Connell - Artist Interview   How would you describe yourself? I would say that I am inquisitive, detail obsessed, and a bit of a control-freak, but also easy-going with most other things . . . and I try as [...]

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2017 Emerging Artist Brooks Oliver

By |2018-11-08T10:03:17-05:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured, Portland|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brooks Oliver - Artist Interview   How would you describe yourself? I hope they would say I was funny.  I think they would most likely say that I was a very passionate and friendly person with an ability to relate [...]

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2018 Emerging Artist Sara Parent-Ramos

By |2018-09-23T13:23:31-05:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured, Pittsburgh|Tags: , , , |

Sara Parent-Ramos: Being An Emerging Artist "My work originates out of a cyclical process of accumulation and synthesis. I make sense of information first by arranging the objects I create and then assigning them a meaning through organization.  I then obscure [...]

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