Sequoia Miller Lecture

Posted on December 27, 2013

Sequoia Miller presented a lecture entitled Thinking About Contemporary Pots at Northern Clay Center's 2013 American Pottery Festival. An excerpt of the lecture has been published in the 2014 Winter/Spring Studio Potter ( The entirety of the lecture can...

NCC on Heavy Table

Posted on December 12, 2013

Northern Clay Center is proud to have a sponsored post on Heavy Table's website.  The post explores the relationship between the food we eat and the wares on which we present said food, and raises the question: how do you incorporate handmade pottery into your life? Check out ...

Artist Interviews

Posted on November 25, 2013

The Holiday Sale is a great time to re-connect with artists who have previously sold pottery at NCC. It is also an exciting opportunity to introduce new artists to the gallery—keeping the cupboard full of fresh ideas and pots for our shoppers. NCC’s Gallery Manager, Karen McPherson (KM), interviewed a few of this year’s featured holiday artists...

Posted in Sales Gallery, Community Interviews

Director's Report

Posted on November 25, 2013

By the time this newsletter finds its way into your hands, we’ll likely be in the midst of early winter (at least in the Midwest we’ll be)…snow starting to fall…the autumn mums already...

New 2014 Gallery Artists

Posted on November 25, 2013

This January, new artists will join the year-round gallery roster. These artists were juried into the gallery last summer, selected out of a pool of over 50 applicants. Some of these artists have been making pots for years, some are very young, some we have invited to be past Featured Artists, and some have been with us at a past holiday show...

Posted in Sales Gallery

NCC and the Phipps

Posted on October 16, 2013

Northern Clay Center and The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wisconsin, join forces on a three-year exhibition partnership aimed at increasing the...

Director's Report

Posted on September 30, 2013

Fall at Northern Clay Center continues our tradition of educating the public on a variety of genres of work, techniques possible within the medium, and delights of working with this material. As much of the population gears up for another year or semester of learning, we invite our “students” of all ages and interests to grab their notebooks...

Spotlight on: Guillermo Cuellar

Posted on September 30, 2013

Guillermo Cuillar bowl from his high fire reduction kiln...

Posted in Sales Gallery, Community Interviews

Chris Scott, Studio Artist

Posted on September 30, 2013

Community Member Profile

Hometown: St. Paul, Minnesota (or as she often refers to it, San Pablo)

Years as a ceramic artist: 11

Chris has...

Posted in Community Interviews

McKnight Resident Artist: Ann-Charlotte Ohlsson

Posted on September 30, 2013

We are pleased to welcome back Ann-Charlotte Ohlsson to the Clay Center during October, November, and December. Ohlsson was last at NCC, in 2004, as an assistant to Nina Hole. Ohlsson currently lives and works in Rønne on...

Posted in Artist Grants