The gallery will host special NCECA
hours on Wednesday, March 25, from 10AM - 5:30PM.
It is Murphy's second visit to the NCECA
At the 2010 NCECA
conference in Philadelphia (March 31-April 3), five participants will be rewarded with a cash prize to help with costs in attending.
The main juried NCECA
exhibition is open to all current members of the organisation (both national and international) and to all ceramics artists, 18 years and older, residing in the US.
(National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) is a professional organisation of individuals whose interests, talents, or careers are primarily focused on the ceramic arts.
Trying to be a mentor to my own students, I took five of them to the 2014 NCECA
to help them to envision being part of an educational, clay, artistic and global community, as part of their identities.
This aspect was not forgotten in Santa Fe with the NCECA
Exhibition Ecumene: Global Interface in America Ceramics, held at the Santa Fe Community College.
The previous year she received the Regina K Brown NCECA
Undergraduate Fellowship that took her to Paris where she spent long hours in the Natural History Museum's Gallery of Comparative Anatomy, Paleontology Gallery and the Gallery of Evolution up close and personal with the actual remnants of the Columbian mammoths, paleoloxodons and prehistoric horses common to her work.
Before deciding on which program to attend I talked with numerous graduate students from various schools during NCECA
over the years.
Some of Leman Kalay's works have been exhibited at 'Balance' Istanbul Concept; NCECA
Group Exhibition, Houston, Texas, US; Korean Ceramics Exhibition, Seoul, Korea; Macsabal Group Exhibition, Wanju Municipality Gallery, Wanju, Korea; 11th International Biennial of Ceramics Manises, Valencia-Spain and the 8th International Small Form Porcelain Exhibition, Riga, Latvia in recent years.
My first glimpse of Israeli contemporary ceramics was at NCECA
in the mid-1990s through an exhibition titled Ceramics Israel.
She served on the board of NCECA
from 2003 to 2005 and on the advisory board until 2008.