Kansas City

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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Inside NCECA: Vol 2, No. 18 – Arriving in KC

By |2016-03-11T22:32:54-05:00March 12th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Inside NCECA, Kansas City|

Hello from Kansas City!  We are making our final preparations here and are excited to welcome around 6,000 clay lovers to Kansas City!!!!  It looks like we are going to be blessed with pretty good spring weather for the conference, [...]

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Luncheon Lawrence (or breakfast or dinner)

By |2016-03-05T23:46:32-05:00March 6th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Kansas City|

Located just 45 minutes away from the Kansas City Convention Center, Lawrence, KS is hosting 11 exhibitions. An excursion to Lawrence would make a great roadtrip to check out the Lawrence Art Center, Brackers Good Earth Clay and exhibitions at the [...]

Power & Light or the Plaza at night?

By |2016-02-27T23:23:58-05:00February 28th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Kansas City|

If you’re staying downtown or at any of the conference hotels, the Power and Light  district  provides convenient places to eat, drink, and connect with friends due to its close proximity.  Only a couple of blocks from the convention center, this district [...]

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50 Women: A Celebration of Women’s Contribution to Ceramics

By |2016-02-27T00:55:15-05:00February 27th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Exhibitions, Featured, Kansas City|

Ceramics is more than just a few hundred famous artists or those who teach it in the US. Ceramics are independent artists—successful and struggling; Instructors and students; young and old; working in many disciplines. Ceramic artists use an infinite number [...]

Meander your way down the river market, then get your groove on with some KC Blues & Jazz

By |2016-02-21T01:11:09-05:00February 21st, 2016|Categories: Featured, Kansas City|

Beignet's The Rivermarket hosts a weekly farmers market from early summer to mid fall. During the rest of the year, you can visit a variety of restaurants there, with a particularly lengthy list of great Vietnamese places. The Kansas [...]

Go to Galleries, then Grab some Grub in the Crossroads

By |2016-02-20T22:43:32-05:00February 21st, 2016|Categories: Featured, Kansas City|

Close to downtown, The Crossroads Arts District is known to be particularly crowded on "First Fridays" because of the numerous art galleries situated there. Many of the exhibitions for NCECA will be taking place here and it is just a [...]

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Kansas City Eats: BBQ vs Vegetarian

By |2016-02-03T21:11:33-05:00February 7th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Kansas City|

Kansas City is not shy on BBQ joints but also holds its own in the Vegetarian/Vegan cuisine Category.  Whichever you crave you will want to check out the following restaurants based on your interests. If you find yourself in the [...]

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2016 Randall Session: Wit and Menace

By |2016-02-03T12:05:46-05:00February 1st, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, 50th Anniversary, Conference Programming, Featured, Kansas City, Programming|

Back in 1989, right here in Kansas City, NCECA introduced what would become a hallmark of the conference’s opening festivities: The Randall Session. And right now, I have the good fortune of introducing you to the mastermind behind this year's [...]

Hashtag NCECA2016

By |2016-01-26T17:21:12-05:00January 26th, 2016|Categories: 2015 Conference, Conference Cities, Conference Programming, Kansas City, online programming, Programming|Tags: , |

Social media has gotten HOT this year. The NCECA Instagram account is about to hit 8,000 followers, our Facebook and Twitter pages are more active than ever, the blog is going strong- and we've even added Snapchat and Periscope accounts [...]

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