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Demonstrator Videos

By |2014-03-14T14:01:25-05:00March 14th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Houston, Milwaukee|

We are thrilled to announce that the videos of our 2013 Demonstrators will be available for sale at the 2014 NCECA Conference!  Here's a preview of each video for you! [vsw id="GSAyn0yEg6c" source="youtube" width="560" height="315" autoplay="no"] [vsw id="1UY7ll1W1Ag" source="youtube" width="560" [...]

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Interviewing NCECA 2013 Emerging Artist Amber Ginsburg

By |2014-02-08T09:49:07-05:00February 10th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Emerging Artists, Featured, Houston|Tags: |

Amber Ginsburg works frequently with clay but her work responds to histories, locations and narratives in a way that is not bound by specific materials or methods of expression.  She often works collaboratively and engages audiences in a participatory manner, [...]

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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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Janine Antoni Podcast

By |2013-10-16T11:20:44-05:00October 16th, 2013|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Houston, Podcasts|

If you missed Janine Antoni's Keynote Speech: At Home in the Body, at the 2013 NCECA Conference in Houston, do not fret.  For you are in luck, because you can now download and listen to this lecture as an NCECA [...]

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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 [...]

Calling all Interactive Artists: Projects Space Opportunity!

By |2013-09-24T08:27:51-05:00September 5th, 2013|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Houston, Milwaukee|

Does the thought of creating a dynamic and site-specific installation thrill you? Are you interested in pushing the boundaries of process, material, and interactivity with your ceramic practice? Are you hankering to create cutting edge, performative work, or perhaps to [...]

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Navigating Whiteout Conditions: 2013 Distinguished Lecture

By |2013-08-07T10:12:59-05:00August 7th, 2013|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Houston, Podcasts|

If you missed Namita Gupta Wiggers Distinguished Lecture: Navigating Whiteout Conditions, at the 2013 NCECA Conference in Houston, do not fret.  For you are in luck, because you can now download and listen to this lecture as an NCECA Podcast! [...]

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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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2013 Conference Survey Results

By |2013-06-27T13:57:27-05:00June 26th, 2013|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Houston|

Following the 2013 Houston Conference, NCECA created a survey to investigate perceptions on a variety of topics about the conference and the organization itself.  There were over one thousand respondents, with 730 from conference registrants. The total number of respondents [...]

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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 [...]

Friday Fun Fact: Houston Conference Attendance Breakdown

By |2013-05-24T10:06:22-05:00May 24th, 2013|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Houston|

Two months ago, 3640 of us met together for EARTH/ENERGY, NCECA’s 47th annual conference in Houston, Texas.  One of the reasons I’ve become so interested in working to develop and analyze post-conference surveys for NCECA is to see what we [...]

NCECA’s 2013 Emerging Artists

By |2013-04-10T21:43:49-05:00April 10th, 2013|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured, Houston|

I am a potter living in the remote mountain town of Nelson, BC, Canada where I make functional ceramics with an emphasis on texture, pattern and use.  This year, ss the recipient of the NCECA/Crafthaus  2013 blogger scholarship I am [...]

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A Student Perspective: Critiques, Creators, and Crazy Dancing.

By |2013-03-25T18:01:43-05:00March 22nd, 2013|Categories: Conference Cities, Exhibitions, Featured, Houston|

NCECA: A Student Perspective, Day 2 Duncan Blount I wish I had an NCECA pause button! Yesterday was nonstop meeting/learning/seeing/experiencing/wowing.  Here are some of this student’s favorite moments, that maybe you can revisit today: Student Critique The student critique was [...]

NCECA: A Student Perspective, Day 1

By |2013-03-22T09:05:46-05:00March 20th, 2013|Categories: Conference Cities, Exhibitions, Featured, Houston|

Student Perspective Day 1, Duncan Blount What an amazing first day! This is my second NCECA, and I came all the way from Berea College, Kentucky. Here are some of my incredible highlights from today: The First Purchase! After registration, [...]