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The Cup Exhibition and Sale is Going Digital!

By |2020-05-13T12:04:32-05:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Exhibitions, Featured, Member Opportunities, Richmond|Tags: , , , |

By Naomi Clement Ever since I started attending NCECA conferences, I have donated a cup to the NCECA Annual Cup Exhibition and Sale. I always enjoy dropping off my cup at the conference, and I look forward to seeing [...]

Congratulations to the 2020 NJSE Awardees!

By |2020-05-12T07:29:44-05:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Exhibitions, Featured, Richmond|Tags: , , , , |

As we all know the 2020 NCECA National Juried Student Exhibition did not play out as expected. Yet, the show must go on. Thanks to our dedicated jury, Salvador Jimenez and Virginia Scotchie and some behind the scenes people: [...]

Helene Zucker Seeman Fellowship 2020 Recipients

By |2020-04-24T19:37:50-05:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: Richmond|

NCECA is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the newly established Helene Zucker Seeman Fellowships. Friends of the late Helene Zucker Seeman generously established two annual fellowships for women in the ceramic arts, each in the amount of [...]

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2020 Conference Registration Refund Updates

By |2020-04-14T17:50:00-05:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, 2020 Exhibitions, Featured, Monthly Newsletter, Richmond|Tags: , , , , , |

Hello NCECA members, NCECA received a record number of pre-conference registrations for NCECA’s 2020 conference that was cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis. The NCECA staff have been busy refunding conference fees and are coming to the conclusion of processing requests received [...]

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Greetings from Cincinnati Ohio!

By |2020-04-03T17:28:45-05:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: 2021 Exhibitions, Cincinnati, Featured|Tags: , , , , |

With hundreds of artists involved in working with clay in the region "the cradle of American Art Pottery, spearheaded by women" Cincinnati becomes a fitting place for the 55th Annual NCECA conference. We anticipate the return after 31 years to invigorate the [...]

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NCECA Followers Can Watch This Video from the Mingei Film Archive Project

By |2020-04-02T22:23:19-05:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Richmond|

Canadian filmmaker Marty Gross has generously created special one-hour programs for screening during recent conferences. He had recently shipped a hard drive to NCECA with a curated selection prepared for the Richmond conference. Until April 30, 2020, Marty is [...]

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Special THANK YOU to the Richmond VA Onsite Liaisons Kelly Kerr and Jeff Vick

By |2020-03-28T18:46:55-05:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, 2020 Exhibitions, Featured, Richmond|

"The role of NCECA onsite conference liaison involves a journey filled with challenges and discoveries. Kelly Kerr and Jeff Vick undertook the many dimensions of this experience with humility, grace, and perseverance. Few if any of those called on to [...]

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Welcome Pete Pinnell, 2020 President of the Board of NCECA

By |2020-03-28T18:41:40-05:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, Board Bios, Featured, Richmond|

The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) is pleased to announce Pete Pinnell, Professor of Art at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, as the president of the organization. Pete is a longtime contributor to the [...]

International Artist in Residence NCECA Partnership Awards

By |2020-03-28T16:48:29-05:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Member Opportunities, Richmond|Tags: , , , |

Congratulations to the 2020 International Artist in Residence Christy Wittmer and Yeonsoo Kim. The purpose of NCECA is to promote and improve the ceramic arts through education, research and creative practice. One of the many ways that NCECA supports its [...]

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Candidate Interviews: 2020 Director at Large and Student Director at Large

By |2020-03-24T15:04:39-05:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Member Opportunities, Richmond|Tags: , , |

The Director at Large (DAL) and the Student Director at Large (SDAL) are elected by and represent the NCECA membership on the NCECA Board. Usually the DAL and SDAL candidates meet with NCECA members face to face during the conference. [...]

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Message from our NCECA President, Holly Hanessian

By |2020-03-23T07:45:47-05:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, Featured, Inside NCECA, Programming, Richmond|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Please view this message from NCECA president, Holly Hanessian. She discusses what is happening with NCECA right now and looking towards the future with patience, engagement (NCECA programming), and generosity. Holly [...]

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Conference 2020 – Update 3.13.20

By |2020-03-17T14:30:55-05:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, 2020 Exhibitions, Featured, Member Opportunities, online programming, Programming, Richmond, Student Concerns|

I continue to be heartwarmed by the number of people volunteering their time and talents to help NCECA and its entire membership to find ways to realize all of the hard work that has gone into this conference through digital [...]

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What now?

By |2020-03-17T14:25:22-05:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, 2020 Exhibitions, Featured, Member Opportunities, online programming, Richmond|

This would have been my first conference since leaving the NCECA Board.  I was so excited to be joining the presentation tech team.  FINALLY I would get to wear those beautiful button down shirts with the NCECA Logo embroidered on [...]

NCECA 2020 Awards and Honors

By |2020-03-04T10:55:43-05:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Conference, Richmond|Tags: , , , , , , |

You know them as wise advisors, educators, innovators, clay cultural leaders, and individuals who embody generous spirits. The NCECA Awards and Honors recognize leaders in the field of ceramics for their impact regionally, lifetime support of others, roles as [...]

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