25th Anniversary Interview: Richard North & Patrick Doust, Collectors

Posted on July 22, 2015

What is your relationship with NCC?

We attend the American Pottery Festival each year as part of the Collector Adventures. We live in Ohio. We also donate to support...

Posted in Sales Gallery, American Pottery Festival, Community Interviews

25th Anniversary Interview: Mike Norman, Sales Gallery Artist

Posted on July 22, 2015

How would you describe your current relationship with NCC?

It's a loving relationship.

How did you get involved in NCC?

I knew of Peter Leach, Gary Crawford,...

Posted in Sales Gallery, Community Interviews

25th Anniversary Interview - Peter Jadoonath, Teaching Artist

Posted on July 22, 2015

What is your relationship with NCC?

I’m a teacher; that’s my primary relationship with NCC. I teach adult evening classes and the...

Posted in Community Interviews

Director's report: Fall 2015

Posted on July 22, 2015

Northern Clay Center turns 25 years old! Help us celebrate our quarter-century anniversary year, which runs from fall of 2015 to summer of 2016, and honor the people who have made the organization the success it is today! Help launch NCC into the next 25 years of programming, and attend one of our anniversary events and/or make a donation to...

Posted in Director's Report

2015 McKnight Ceramic Artist Fellowship and Residency Recipients

Posted on June 15, 2015

The McKnight Artist Fellowships for Ceramic Artists Program is designed to strengthen and enhance Minnesota’s artistic community, as well as significantly advance the work of Minnesota ceramic artists whose work is of exceptional artistic merit, who have already proven their abilities, and are at a career stage that is beyond emerging. Two...

Posted in Artist Grants

2015 Warren MacKenzie Advancement Awardees

Posted on May 20, 2015

Northern Clay Center is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Warren MacKenzie Advancement Awards:  Stuart Gair (Lincoln, NE) and Jacob Raeder (Chicago, IL). The grant period for each artist’s research and continued education is through May 20, 2016.

Posted in Artist Grants

2015 Fogelberg and Anonymous Potter Studio Fellowship Recipients

Posted on May 7, 2015

Northern Clay Center’s Emerging Artist Residency programs (the Fogelberg Fellowship, now in its 9th year, and the Anonymous Potter Studio Fellowship, now in its 5th year) are designed to provide emerging ceramic artists with an...

Posted in Artist Grants

Northern Clay Center to Receive National Endowment for the Arts Grant

Posted on May 6, 2015

Through its grant-making to thousands of nonprofits each year, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) promotes opportunities for people in communities across America to experience the arts and exercise their creativity.

In the second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the NEA will...

Posted in Press

Director's report: Summer 2015

Posted on April 16, 2015

While this issue of the newsletter was in its infant stages of construction, half of NCC’s staff were a thousand miles away from our desks and computers, as we joined 5,000 of our closest clay friends at the...

Posted in Director's Report

Jerome Ceramic Artist of Color Residency Program

Posted on April 15, 2015

NCC is excited to announce a new residency opportunity: the Jerome Ceramic Artist of Color Residency Program, beginning in 2016. This new, year-long residency will provide studio space, an honorarium, educational opportunities, and a funded trip to the 2017 NCECA. One Minnesota-based ceramic artist of African-American, Asian,...

Posted in Artist Grants