What's next?: Valerie Ling, 2016 Anonymous Artist

Posted on August 24, 2017

I will be going back home to New York when the residency ends. My plan is to find a job and save up to go to Hong Kong for a while. I'm also considering looking for work there. I will continue making art at home and fire elsewhere. Regarding possible ceramics related jobs, I’ve emailed a couple of places, but haven't heard back yet. 


Posted in Artist Grants, Artist Services

Audra Smith selected for 2017 Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation Award

Posted on August 15, 2017

Audra Smith (Minneapolis, MN) is the 2017 recipient of the Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation Award through Northern Clay Center. Smith received a BA from New York State College of...

Posted in Press, Artist Grants, Artist Services

2017 McKnight Ceramic Artist Fellowship and Residency Recipients

Posted on June 26, 2017

The McKnight Artist Fellowships for Ceramic Artists Program is designed to strengthen and enhance Minnesota’s artistic community, as well as significantly advance the work of Minnesota ceramic artists whose work is of exceptional artistic merit, who have already proven their abilities, and are at a career stage that is beyond emerging. Two...

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2017 Emerging Artist Residents and WMAA Recipients

Posted on May 18, 2017

Northern Clay Center is proud to announce the 2017 recipients of our Emerging Artist Residencies and Warren MacKenzie Advancement Awards.

Northern Clay Center’s Emerging Artist Residency programs, the Fogelberg Studio Fellowship and the Anonymous Artist Studio Fellowship, are designed to provide emerging ceramic artists with an...

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NCC Seeks Interns and Assistants

Posted on April 17, 2017

Join NCC for a fabulous and fun summertime clay adventure!

Each summer, NCC offers over 15 teaching assistantships and one, paid internship for college students and recent graduates, ages 18 and up. Last year, some 400 children participated in our weeklong camps, designed for all ability levels, for ages 6 and up.

Get to know a...

Posted in Education

Summer Director's Report

Posted on April 17, 2017

“Did you have fun at NCECA?” just spilled out of the mouth of another curious Northern Clay Center constituent. Those of you who have attended the NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) conference know that while “fun” is the operative word for most attendees (I mean, how could you not have fun with thousands of your closest...

Posted in Sales Gallery, Director's Report, Artist Services

MN NICE: Year Three

Posted on February 7, 2017

Last November we celebrated our second graduating class! We are proud to continue the Minnesota New Institute for Ceramic Education into its third year, with the most diverse student body to date. Jill Foote-Hutton, NCC’s new Director of Learning and Engagement, sat down with MN NICE students Kathryn Schroeder and Matt Cawley to discuss some of...

Posted in MN NICE, Education