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  • Lann Briel updated the Opportunity Emerging Artist Residencies
      The Emerging Artist Residency program encompasses two unique Fellowships, designed to provide up to four ceramic artists with an opportunity to be in residence for one year at Northern Clay Center, where they can develop their own work, as well as exchange ideas and knowledge with other ceramic artists. Applications are due by 5pm on April 13. Please visit our website for more information and to submit an application.
  •   The WMAA, founded in 2014, provides an opportunity for students and emerging artists to continue their ceramic research and education for a period of up to twelve consecutive months within the grant year, further expanding their professional development. This award is available to current undergraduate or graduate students, recent graduates (within one year), or those who have completed a university-equivalent training in ceramics (including apprenticeships) within the year prior to the appli…
  •   The Jerome Foundation has supported emerging ceramic artists from Minnesota since 1990. The Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant program supports Minnesota ceramic artists at relatively early stages in their careers, as they accomplish short-term, specific objectives. The program will provide three grants of $6,000 each in 2018 for projects to take place between April 1 and December 31, 2018. Applications are due by 5pm on February 16. Please visit our website for more information and to submi…
  • The McKnight Artist Residency for Ceramic Artists program, in its 21st year at NCC, intends to recognize and support ceramic artists whose work demonstrates exceptional artistic merit, who have already proven their abilities, and are at a career stage that is beyond emerging. The program is intended to provide these ceramic artists with an opportunity to be in residence for three months at Northern Clay Center, where they can develop their own work and, at the same time, exchange ideas and knowl…
  • Join Au and Timock for an inside look at their making practices—from studio inspiration to technologies employed, this half-day intensive will include conversation, images, and demonstrations. (includes a half-hour break for lunch; bring your own or eat at any of our local Seward restaurants Register for your free place by visiting our website. Derek Au will deliver three free presentations at NCC about his work. The first will encompass an overview of his career as part of his McKnight Arti…
  • Join us for the opening reception for Expatriate Ceramics and NCC Residential. The exhibition runs March 9 to April 22. Curated by Ursula Hargens, Expatriate Ceramics will explore how place informs an artist’s body of work and highlight five artists—four Americans and one Canadian—who spent time in residence at influential ceramic centers around the world, or lived abroad for a significant time. Some of these artists launched their careers with this singular experience; others helped…
  • Derek Au, Jeff Oestreich, and George Timock will discuss their work in Expatriate Ceramics. To register for your free place, visit our website. Derek Au will deliver three free presentations at NCC about his work. The first will encompass an overview of his career as part of his McKnight Artist Residency on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 6 pm in NCC’s library. The second is a panel discussion pertaining to Expatriate Ceramics on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at 6 pm, in NCC’s library. The third …
  • Derek Au, Jeff Oestreich, and George Timock will discuss their work in Expatriate Ceramics. To register for your free place, visit our website. Derek Au will deliver three free presentations at NCC about his work. The first will encompass an overview of his career as part of his McKnight Artist Residency on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 6 pm in NCC’s library. The second is a panel discussion pertaining to Expatriate Ceramics on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at 6 pm, in NCC’s library. The third …
  • Everyone is welcome to join us for a screening of Pottery of Mexico Vol. II: TREES OF LIFE. This 45-minute video details the role that the tree of life plays in Mexican folk art. Learn how the tree of life has been used historically and today by looking at three different narratives from current makers. To register for your free place, visit our website.
  • Join us for a presentation by Elizabeth Coleman, as she discusses her explorations with glass and porcelain. A 2017 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant recipient, Elizabeth will present an image talk about her recent work in translucent porcelain and glass, and discuss her past residencies at the International Ceramics Studio in Kecskemét, Hungary, in 2012 and 2014. Come learn about the town of Kecskemét, the International Ceramics Studio, and Elizabeth's work. She will bring sa…