Monthly Archives: March 2020

Announcing the Recipients of the 2020 Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grants

Posted on March 31, 2020

Northern Clay Center is proud to announce the recipients of the 2020 Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grants. Three grants in the amount of $6,000 each have been awarded to Casey Beck, Rita Panton, and Ginny Sims-Burchard. The Foundation supports emerging artists in Minnesota and New York City who, among other qualifications:

  • take...
Posted in Artist Services, Artist Grants

NCC Update on COVID-19, 03.20.2020

Posted on March 16, 2020

Good evening, 

We are checking in today to reassure you that Northern Clay Center is taking measures to keep those we care about safe: our students, staff, the artists we serve, and our supporters. NCC has decided to temporarily close the building, adjust programming, move all possible operations online, and create a remote work plan...

Posted in COVID-19, Artist Services, Education, Exhibitions, NCECA, Outreach, Sales Gallery, Director's Report, Press

Northern Clay Center Withdrawing Participation at NCECA 2020

Posted on March 11, 2020

Every year, Northern Clay Center puts a great deal of planning into our attendance and participation in the NCECA conference, and it’s one of our most highly anticipated events. In light of recent developments in the tracking of both presumed and confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Virginia, Northern Clay Center (NCC) has made the difficult...

Posted in NCECA, Director's Report, Press

Northern Clay Center’s New Executive Leadership

Posted on March 6, 2020


Leah Hughes has tendered her resignation as Executive Director of Northern Clay Center effective March 6, 2020. The Board of Directors is sad to see Leah go, and wish to thank her for her service, but with recent developments at home we respect Leah’s desire...

Posted in Director's Report, Press

Teaching Artist Spotlight: Chloe Rizzo

Posted on March 5, 2020

NCC is excited to welcome Chloe Rizzo to the teaching artist roster! You may have already seen her hard at work in the Outreach Zone as she has been teaching with us through our...

Posted in Education, Outreach, Community Interviews