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

Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant Recipients

Posted on April 15, 2015

Northern Clay Center is proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grants. The $6,000 project grants will be awarded to:

Brett Freund...

Posted in Artist Grants

Artist Interview: Laurie Shaman

Posted on April 15, 2015

One of the great joys in my work as the Sales Gallery Manager is having the opportunity to get to know the great clay makers we represent in the gallery. There are several artists from outside...

Posted in Sales Gallery, Community Interviews

Director's report: Spring 2015

Posted on February 3, 2015

Happy Spring from Northern Clay Center!! We are excited about warming temps and about looking out our windows to see colors come back into the sepia-toned, wintery Minnesota world; we are anxious to get our...

Posted in Director's Report

Save the Date! 2015 American Pottery Festival

Posted on February 3, 2015

Save the date and join us for our 17th annual fundraising benefit and celebration of the art of the pot. The 2015 American Pottery Festival will take place September 11 – 13. The Festival is a three-day extravaganza that brings together collectors, local and national artists, students of all ages and interests, and clay lovers,...

Posted in Sales Gallery


Posted on February 3, 2015

NCC will exhibit pots in Rhode Island at the conference held by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA). Similar to last year, NCC will exhibit pots from a dozen Minnesota and Wisconsin...

Chili Cook-off Inspiration: Bob's Award Winning Recipe

Posted on January 13, 2015

Do you have an Award Winning Chili Recipe you would like to share?-- Email us!

Bob’s Boilermaker Chili -- Northern Clay Center Chili Cook-off Winner 2011


Posted in Sales Gallery

Meet Graham Mörkebacke

Posted on November 20, 2014

Meet Graham Mörkebacke, NCC’s exhibitions intern who proves again and again that no job is too small.  Graham is a senior at the University of Northwestern–St. Paul, where he studies ceramics with...

Winter 2015 Director's Report

Posted on October 30, 2014

According to the 2015 Farmers’ Almanac, winter temperatures, precipitation, and snowfall will all be below normal this winter.  But we knew that, right?!  A Minnesota winter is almost always winter with a...

Bill Gossman

Posted on October 30, 2014

Bill Gossman (BG) is a potter living in New London, MN.  His wood-fired stoneware has been sold through NCC’s gallery since 1996.  Sales Gallery Manager, Karen...

Posted in Community Interviews