This year, NAEA will be in BOSTON MARCH 14-16 and NCECA
will be in MINNEAPOLIS MARCH 27-30.
Ashwini Bhat and Sharbani Das Gupta participated in Fifty Women, celebrating the work of woman clay artists at the 50th nceca
in Kansas City.
Both solo exhibitions will be presented at Yellow Peril in parallel with Lively Experiments, the 49th Annual Conference hosted by NCECA
in Providence, RI.
John and Lisa see a continuing need to present to key audiences, most notably the NCECA
. With 5,000-7,000 ceramic arts educators and students meeting annually, John believes the story needs to continue to be shared with the NCECA
because "this very group has in a large way been responsible for Empty Bowls working."
fosters global education and appreciation for the ceramic arts and the conference is expected to attract around 5,000 delegates along with thousands of additional visitors.
Interested K-12 teachers lobbied NCECA
for years for space within the conference venue to hold an exhibition of works by those in primary and secondary schools.
* 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.
After hearing a few comments at NCECA
, it is evident that there are some ceramists who are rejecting the idea of this more recent hands-off approach.
A similar analogy could be made about the US organization, the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA
Janice gave a lecture on Obvara at the 2014 NCECA
conference and she continues making waterfowl using the Obvara process.
During the months to come, I would learn who Warren Mackenzie is and who Shoji Hamada was, what 'cone 10' means and how to pronounce 'NCECA
And there is no national organization like NCECA
to help bring together educators and independent studio artists.