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NCC Seeks Interns and Assistants

Posted on January 21, 2020

Join NCC for a fabulous and fun summertime clay adventure!

Each summer, NCC offers over 15 teaching assistantships and one paid internship for college students and recent high school graduates, ages 18 and older. Last year, approximately 400 children participated in our weeklong camps, designed for all ability levels, for ages 6 and up...

Posted in Education, NCECA, Sales Gallery

MN NICE: Year Six

Posted on January 21, 2020

Last November, we celebrated our fifth graduating class of Minnesota New Institute for Ceramic Education (MN NICE). The program is currently in its sixth year with another diverse and lively student body. Students enrolled in the 2019 program include: Liane Bromer, Paola Evangelista, Billy Hicks, Rylie Lawrence, Joy Newmann, Marni Oberpriller,...

Posted in Artist Services, Education, MN NICE

ART@HAND Partnership Spotlight: Jones Harrison Intergenerational Activities

Posted on January 21, 2020

Creativity brings people together. It moves people on an emotional level; it makes the mind and heart happy and healthy. It is such a joy to witness this taking place each week at Jones Harrison
—Susan...

Posted in Outreach

Coming This Spring

Posted on January 20, 2020
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Posted in Artist Grants, Sales Gallery

Introducing the Legacy Alliance

Posted on January 20, 2020

Happy Spring from Northern Clay Center! We are so excited about warming temperatures, the subtle hints of color showing, and the sense of new beginnings that hangs in the spring air. This sense of newness is not only evident outdoors, but also inside our building as we welcome a whole new season of classes, artists, creative opportunities,...

Posted in Director's Report

Artist Spotlight: Aaron Caldwell, Warren MacKenzie Advancement Award Recipient

Posted on November 11, 2019

Aaron Caldwell is a recipient of a 2019 Warren Mackenzie Advancement Award. More information on the award and how to apply is on our website. Read on to learn more about Aaron’s research. 

Aaron completed his BA in studio art with a minor in art history at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He researches ways of telling Black...

Posted in Artist Services, Artist Grants

Artist Spotlight: Nat Nicholson, Anonymous Artist Studio Resident

Posted on November 4, 2019

Introducing Nat Nicholson, a 2019 - 20 Emerging Artist Resident! Nat earned her BFA in ceramics at the University of Iowa. Her sculpture follows a process which allows structures to...

Posted in Artist Services, Artist in Residence

Artist Spotlight: Donna Ray, BISQUE Resident

Posted on November 4, 2019

BISQUE stands for Believe, Include, Sustain, Question, Understand, and Evolve. BISQUE is also a metaphor for makers in the early stages of development. NCC is proud of this new experimental residency...

Posted in Artist Services, Artist in Residence

Artist Spotlight: Chris Singewald, Fogelberg Studio Fellow

Posted on November 4, 2019

Chris Singewald’s life, if it wasn’t always, has become one of intention. After six-plus years working in arts administration he chose to step out from behind his desk to put all of his energy...

Posted in Artist Services, Artist in Residence

Artist Spotlight: Alyce Carrier, Anonymous Artist Studio Fellow

Posted on November 4, 2019

Alyce Carrier creates porcelain forms imbued with primitive electricity. She moved to Minneapolis last year from Utah to utilize the many resources Minnesota has to offer ceramic artists,...

Posted in Artist Services, Artist in Residence

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