2016 Exhibitions

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Interconnected Forms

By |2018-10-30T09:01:55-05:00March 10th, 2017|Categories: 2016 Exhibitions, Emerging Artists, Featured|Tags: , |

"In the world of everything that is already made, the moment of reinvention consists of taking apart something that is known, to reconstruct something that is unknown." Bobby Tso's approach to forms in the post-industrial world is both whimsical and [...]

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2016 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition

By |2016-06-07T15:36:18-05:00June 7th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Exhibitions, Featured, Student Concerns|

As the Missouri dust and euphoria we experienced at this year’s NCECA, in Kansas City dissipate into normality, the gallery exhibitions, personal encounters, and life-altering lectures, continue to linger. One of the most memorable and life altering exhibitions a student [...]

Shapers of the Field at Leedy Voulkos

By |2016-03-10T01:31:21-05:00March 10th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Exhibitions, 50th Anniversary, Featured|

I found myself holding my breath, eyes wide open, and honestly a bit choked up...completely overwhelmed by the experience of standing amongst about 50 pieces of ceramic art from legends...heroes....icons. Friday March 5th marked the opening of three blockbuster NCECA [...]

2016 National Student Juried Exhibition opens at the Leedy Voulkos

By |2016-03-07T19:26:47-05:00March 8th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Exhibitions, Featured, Student Concerns|

Tongue-in-cheek sculptures, contemplative video installations, gently pinched pouring vessels, and meticulously assembled baskets - frankly, the offerings from the student population at this year's NSJE are as surprising as they are wide-ranging in scope.  330 students submitted 1000 images for consideration, [...]

Officially Announcing the 2016 Emerging Artists

By |2016-03-04T15:56:00-05:00March 4th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Exhibitions, Emerging Artists, Featured|

The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts has selected the 2016 Emerging Artists. This year’s applicant pool was outstanding, which made it that much more challenging for the jurors to make our final selections. The selection committee, Jim [...]

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Inside NCECA! Vol 2, No. 15 – First Time Tips

By |2016-03-06T15:48:14-05:00February 27th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, 2016 Exhibitions, Featured, Inside NCECA, Member Opportunities, Student Concerns, Videos|

If this is your first NCECA, (or even if it's not), everything can be a little overwhelming.  So we put together a few tools to help you make the most of your conference experience.  First, take a look at the [...]

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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 [...]

Projects Space 2016: Makers, Mentors, and Milestones Find Their Way into Wet Clay

By |2016-02-24T13:50:01-05:00February 24th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Conference, 2016 Exhibitions, Featured|

Does looking at all of the awe-inspiring pottery, sculpture, and installation art at NCECA just make your hands crave the touch of clay? If so, one exhibition you shouldn’t miss this year is Projects Space! This year’s artists will all [...]

Unconventional Clay

By |2016-02-22T18:23:46-05:00February 19th, 2016|Categories: 2016 Exhibitions, Featured|

I am excited to announce that next week (Friday, February 26th), The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO, will open NCECA’s 2016 Invitational exhibition “Unconventional Clay: Engaged in Change.”  Co-curated by the museum’s Director of Curatorial Affairs Catherine Futter and [...]

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