Northern Clay Center NCECA Exhibits

Northern Clay Center NCECA Exhibits

Multiple exhibits and off-site programming during the four-day NCECA conferenceEvent Website

NCECA Conference Dates
Mar 27th - Mar 30th, 2019
Thu Mar 28th, 2019 5PM - 9PM CST
Northern Clay Center
2424 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis ( map )

Artists of NCC
This exhibition celebrates the talent of NCC’s numerous studio artists who employ our studios and facilities to develop their work and exchange ideas with their peers. Beth Thompson, Douglas Vukson-Van Beek, Kate Maury, Elizabeth Coleman, Marta Matray, Alex Chinn, Phil Smith, Kate Smith, Maia Homstad, and 35+ more. Organized by Kyle Rudy-Kohlhepp. On view Mar 25–31.

In Service: Engaging and Connecting through Clay
This exhibition features artists whose work and social engagement initiatives generate dialogue about (or focused on) local, national and international platforms, through ceramics and the process of making. Ayumi Horie, The Democratic Cup: Land of 10,000 Stories, Northern Clay Center, Potters for Peace, Warren MacKenzie, Powderhorn Empty Bowls, and Jeff Schmuki. Curated by Ursula Hargens. On view Mar 8–Apr 28.

Staff Infection
This exhibition pays homage to the individuals who have helped to make NCC a Claytopia and includes current work from staff who have served NCC in the year leading up to NCECA 2019. Heather Barr, Casey Beck, Alison Beech, Amanda Dobbratz, Jill Foote-Hutton, Kyle Rudy-Kohlhepp, Rob Lieder, Andrew Rivera, Emily Romens, and Audra Smith. Organized by Rob Lieder and Emily Romens. On view Mar 25–31.

Trading Post: Exchange and Sojourn
Five artists share their history and studio practice through written correspondence, resulting in a visual experience that shares insights from their discussion of value, preservation of experience, and response to the material. Monica Bock, Undine Brod, Chotsani Elaine Dean, Dawn Holder, and Jill Foote-Hutton. Organized by Chotsani Elaine Dean. On view Mar 8–Apr 28.

Under the Black and Baltic Deep
This exhibition highlights dramatic new efforts in ceramics of nine contemporary makers from across Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, who represent the full spectrum of making, age, and education. From Estonia: Kris Lemsalu, Leo Rohlin, and Anne Türn; from Latvia: Diana Boitmane, Dainis Pundurs, and Juta Rindina; and from Lithuania: Ieva Bertašiūtė-Grosbaha, Danutė Jazgevičiūtė, and Egidijus Radvenskas. Curated by Sarah Millfelt and Robert Silberman. On view Mar 25-31.

NCC’s new food and wine tradition, will celebrate the 2019 NCECA conference and harness the energy of this amazing community of ceramic and culinary artists during a four-course dinner that is not to be forgotten. Minneapolis chef and NCC Board Member, Nettie Colón, will seduce the senses with a menu inspired by the four elements food and clay share; Earth, Fire, Wind, and Water. Your ticket includes one three-piece place setting by one of NCC's beloved local ceramic artists.
Mar 30, 6-9PM.
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Even more exhibits and events off-site. Visit Northern Clay's site for the full details.

Presented in affiliation with the 53rd annual conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA): 'Claytopia'

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