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

American Pottery Festival 2014 Wrap-up

Posted on September 23, 2014

Thank you to the 2014 American Pottery Festival artists for immersing yourselves into the NCC community over our fundraiser weekend, and for sharing your expertise and techniques, your big ideas, and your great work.  Thank you volunteers — for chauffeuring artists and food, sweeping the courtyard, assisting shoppers, and unpacking (...

Posted in American Pottery Festival, Sales Gallery

Fall 2014 Director's Report

Posted on July 16, 2014

Fall remains my favorite time of year… both personally and professionally. Fall marks the return to jeans and jackets, the change in light and the smell of the air, the excuse to bake with pumpkin, the need for hot coffee and cocoa. Fall forces us to live in the moment as it is our reminder of what lies ahead: another winter. 

Fall is...

Newfoundland Promotion 2014

Posted on July 16, 2014

First-time students, at any level, mention the "Newfoundland" promotion to receive 10% off your first class. Members and current students, register a friend and receive an...

Posted in Education, Sales Gallery

Summer 2014 Director's Report

Posted on April 28, 2014

In the midst of NCC’s continued growth and development and improvement, we pause to acknowledge the recent passing of some tremendous individuals whose contributions to the Clay Center, the greater community, and the world in general will be difficult to match by most of us in our lifetime.  Northern Clay Center exists because of the shared...

Restlessness: Jan McKeachie Johnston

Posted on April 16, 2014

Jan McKeachie Johnston (JMC) has been a Northern Clay Center year-round gallery artist since the organization formed in 1990.  She is a widely-respected potter whose stoneware forms range from tall, primitive baskets to squared, striped luncheon plates.  She lives in River Falls, WI, with her husband and fellow potter, Randy...

Posted in Sales Gallery, Community Interviews