If you missed the panel on “Kohler residencies” moderated by Susan Barnett 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!

Click here for the full, uncut one hour panel podcast.

An abstract of this lecture also appears on page 96 in the NCECA Journal, vol. 34.  You can purchase a copy in the NCECA store.  The journal includes excerpts from all conference programming and many full-color images from Emerging Artists, Demonstrators, the NCECA shows, and many of the presenters.

Moderator Susan Barnett earned an MA in Art History from UW-Milwaukee, a BA in Fine Art from Montana State University and has two decades of experience as a gallerist, museum director and artist.  She is currently researching the history of Arts/Industry and coordinating the 40-year birthday celebration of the program.

As a reminder, applicants for NCECA Emerging Artist will also be eligible for a special residency offered jointly by NCECA and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center.  Click here for more information about that opportunity!

Panelist Shari McWilliams has served as Arts/Industry Pottery Technician for the John Michael Kohler Arts Center since 2009.  She earned a BFA from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and an MFA from the University of Miami.  Exhibited internationally, her ceramic scuplpture was recently published in The Best of 500 Ceramics

Panelist Tom Lauerman works within the overlap of sculpture, craft, and design to explore the emotional capacities of constructed spaces a a visual, tactile and visceral experience.  He received an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art, a BFA from SMU Meadows School of Art, and currently teaches at Penn State University