Artist Spotlight: SC Rolf

Posted on February 8, 2019

Today we turn our artist spotlight toward River Falls, WI, where Steve (SC) Rolf pursues the balance of two loves – clay and family. On a cool September morning, as the leaves start to turn, we...

Posted in Sales Gallery

Artist Spotlight: Alessandro Gallo

Posted on February 7, 2019

You may remember Alessandro Gallo’s work from the 2017 exhibition Tempered Beasts at NCC, one of the many exhibitions and collections featuring his work around the globe or from the 2018...

Posted in Artist Services, Artist Grants, Artist in Residence

Program Spotlight: MN NICE Year Five

Posted on February 6, 2019

Last November, we celebrated our fourth graduating class of Minnesota New Institute for Ceramic Education (MN NICE). The program is currently in its fifth year with another diverse and lively student body. Students enrolled in the 2018 program include: Clarice Allgood, Chris Bond, Shelli...

Posted in Artist Services, Education, MN NICE, Community Interviews

Artist Spotlight: Kat Wheeler

Posted on February 5, 2019

Kat Wheeler is a potter from Knoxville, Tennessee. In 2008, she received her BFA in Ceramics from the Appalachian Center for Crafts at Tennessee Tech University. While working towards her degree, Wheeler worked part-time for two established studio potters, Peter Rose and Judy Brater. Under their guidance, she helped fire the wood kiln and...

Posted in Sales Gallery, Community Interviews

Coming This Spring!

Posted on January 31, 2019

Visit us in the Sales Gallery this spring for a sneak peek at work by our current emerging artist grant recipients. During the months of April and May, we’ll represent the work of our Fogelberg Fellowship and Anonymous Artist grant recipients — Maia Homstad, Keather Lindman, Bri Burke, Soojin Choi, and Peter Ronan — as they near the halfway...

Posted in Artist Services, Artist Grants, Sales Gallery, Artist in Residence

NCC closed 1/29 (after 5 pm) and 1/30

Posted on January 29, 2019

In accordance with NCC's inclement weather and closure policy, all evening classes are canceled on Tuesday, January 29. Open studio ends at 5 pm on Tuesday, January 29. NCC’s entire facilities...

ClayToGo Spotlight: Seward Arts Access

Posted on January 29, 2019

Since the late 1990s, Northern Clay Center has been increasing access to high-quality ceramic arts in the Twin Cities. Myriad educational programs, including classes and education opportunities at our Seward...

Posted in Outreach

Save the Date! 2019 American Pottery Festival

Posted on January 29, 2019

Join us for the 21st Annual American Pottery Festival, September 6 – 8, 2019. Our annual fundraiser will once again gather national artists representing the best in their fields and offer a diverse array of ideations, processes, and forms and surfaces. The event kicks off with our Opening Night Party on Friday, September 6, 2019. ...

Posted in American Pottery Festival, Exhibitions, Sales Gallery

NCC Activities at NCECA 2019

Posted on January 28, 2019

Northern Clay Center staff doesn’t have to travel far to participate in the 53rd annual conference, held by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), March 26 – 30, 2019. Minneapolis is hosting the upcoming conference and NCC staff, board, and what will be an army of volunteers, couldn’t be more thrilled at the less than...

Posted in NCECA

Artist Spotlight: Soojin Choi, Anonymous Artist Studio Fellow

Posted on January 28, 2019

The Emerging Artist Residency program encompasses two unique fellowships, designed to provide up to four ceramic...

Posted in Artist Services, Artist Grants


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