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2017 Emerging Artist Brooks Oliver

By |2018-11-08T10:03:17-05:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured, Portland|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brooks Oliver - Artist Interview   How would you describe yourself? I hope they would say I was funny.  I think they would most likely say that I was a very passionate and friendly person with an ability to relate [...]

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2018 Emerging Artist Sara Parent-Ramos

By |2018-09-23T13:23:31-05:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured, Pittsburgh|Tags: , , , |

Sara Parent-Ramos: Being An Emerging Artist "My work originates out of a cyclical process of accumulation and synthesis. I make sense of information first by arranging the objects I create and then assigning them a meaning through organization.  I then obscure [...]

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2018 Emerging Artist Janet Macpherson

By |2018-08-22T06:52:07-05:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured, Pittsburgh|Tags: , , , , , |

Janet Macpherson - Finding her voice as an artist "A friend who was a sculpture major first introduced me to ceramics while we were at university. I was not an art major, but I hung out with the artists at [...]

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Emerging Artist Adam Chau

By |2018-05-18T14:47:49-05:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Emerging Artists, Featured, Pittsburgh|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Adam Chau - Essay about influence and idea development  "My clay journey started early - my family opperated a bakery when I was growing up and I learned commercial-level baking at a very young age; it was shortly after that [...]

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Green Task Force Conference Recap + Interview with Amy Joy Hosterman

By |2017-06-25T22:00:50-05:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Green Task Force, Portland|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Written by Harry Levenstein - IG:@harrison_lev The smell of sustainability was in the air this year at NCECA Portland! With topical discussions on ceramics and climate change, reducing our carbon footprint as makers, renewable energy options in our studios, and [...]

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Calling All Mentors!

By |2015-12-01T11:50:36-05:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, 50th Anniversary, Conference Programming, Featured, Student Concerns|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Can you spare an hour or two of your conference time to do several 30-minute critiques with some eager students? Are you an artist or ceramics professor just itching to give back?  The Student Critique Room is ready for YOU! [...]

CLAY’S NOURISHMENT: HANDBUILDING INTERDEPENDENT COMMUNITIES – Lauren Sandler’s submission to Across the Table, Across the Land

By |2015-11-06T10:27:06-05:00November 6th, 2015|Categories: Across The Table, Kansas City|Tags: , , |

Many projects are flowing into Across the Table, Across the Land and we are excited to share some of these over the next two months leading up to the final deadline of January 4th. This recent submission by Lauren Sandler [...]

NCECA Open Volunteer Board Positions—Nominate Now!

By |2015-08-25T11:13:02-05:00August 25th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Member Opportunities|Tags: |

2013 NCECA Board hard at work in Providence. 2015 NCECA board hard at work in Kansas City.               Over the years some amazing individuals have come forward to serve NCECA. We've [...]

This is A Very Serious Game

By |2015-03-02T11:45:20-05:00March 1st, 2015|Categories: 2015 Conference, 2015 Exhibitions, Featured, Member Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

High Drama! Free Xuns! Ceramic Rayguns! Statistical Analysis! What else could you ask for from a work of art? I am extremely excited to be debuting a new interactive performance at the conference this year. A Very Serious Game has [...]

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A Social Media Primer

By |2015-03-02T11:53:33-05:00January 16th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Member Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I consider myself lucky. I was born at exactly the right time, in my opinion. The technology boom started to hit stride as I was in high school and college, making it easy for me to adopt easily. My relationship [...]

Converting Waste Paper into Paperclay and Paperslip

By |2014-06-24T14:04:28-05:00June 24th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Green Task Force|Tags: , , , , , , |

Written By: Seth Czaplewski Living in the West paper is constantly being given to me whether I like it or not. Receipts, junk mail, old drawings, and advertisements. There is no stopping it. I probably would have recycled if it [...]

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Kathy Maves, First NCECA

By |2014-03-15T12:35:17-05:00March 15th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Milwaukee, Student Concerns|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I can’t believe it! I am getting ready to go to my very first NCECA conference, in Milwaukee WI next week. I have wanted to go for years. This year is the year. Hi. My name is Kathy Maves. I [...]

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Sustainable Ceramics by Robert Harrison

By |2014-03-13T14:14:36-05:00March 13th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Green Task Force|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There is a new book that is now available and will be at the NCECA GreenTask Force booth to view.  This is an excellent book full of information about sustainability within the field of ceramics.  Written and edited by Robert [...]

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Tenderloin Dirt Harvest: Please be seated on the ground

By |2014-01-29T09:46:55-05:00January 30th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Green Task Force|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Ilana Crispi (a past conference presenter for the Green Task Force) is once again showing her latest work in San Francisco, California.  This is a fantastic project that is worth looking into even if you are not in the area. [...]

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