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NCECA Exhibits: Mary Bowron Selected Works

  Standard Ceramic’s NCECA’s Exhibitions   When the 52nd Annual Conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts convenes in Pittsburgh this coming March 14 – 17, Standard Ceramic will transform its facilities into several galleries that will feature exhibitions by noted ceramic artists.  In addition, eight universities will be featured in “pop-up” shipping container galleries on the property.  Standard Ceramic is located in Carnegie, a nearby community just fifteen minutes from the downtown conference location.  Conference attendees will be able to travel to the site via charter buses and make their way through the galleries, viewing the art and touring Standard’s clay-making and glaze operations, its ClayPlace@Standard gallery space, the Standard Ceramic Supply store, and the company’s offices.  Local musicians will perform throughout the opening, with food and drink provided.   The 2018 conference theme – Crosscurrents: Clay and Culture – will explore sources of inspiration that influence and impact work in ceramics today.  The Standard exhibitions will address this theme.  Over the next several months, we will feature stories about these artists and their shows here on our website.  Visit us often to read about this exciting event.     Mary Bowron: Selected Works
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Shay Church: The Unfinished Temple

  Standard Ceramic’s NCECA Exhibitions   When the 52nd Annual Conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts convenes in Pittsburgh this coming March 14 – 17, Standard Ceramic will transform its facilities into several galleries that will feature exhibitions by noted ceramic artists.  In addition, eight universities will be featured in “pop-up” shipping container galleries on the property.  Standard Ceramic is located in Carnegie, a nearby community just fifteen minutes from the downtown conference location.  Conference attendees will be able to travel to the site via charter buses and make their way through the galleries, viewing the art and touring Standard’s clay-making and glaze operations, its ClayPlace@Standard gallery space, the Standard Ceramic Supply store, and the company’s offices.  Local musicians will perform throughout the opening, with food and drink provided.   The 2018 conference theme – Crosscurrents: Clay and Culture – will explore sources of inspiration that influence and impact work in ceramics today.  The Standard exhibitions will address this theme.  Over the next several months, we will feature stories about these artists and their shows here on our website.  Visit us often to read about this exciting event.     Shay Church: The Unfinished Templ...
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NCECA Exhibits: Syd Carpenter: Musings on Place and Land

Standard Ceramic’s NCECA’s Exhibitions   When the 52nd Annual Conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts convenes in Pittsburgh this coming March 14 – 17, Standard Ceramic will transform its facilities into several galleries that will feature exhibitions by noted ceramic artists.  In addition, eight universities will be featured in “pop-up” shipping container galleries on the property.  Standard Ceramic is located in Carnegie, a nearby community just fifteen minutes from the downtown conference location.  Conference attendees will be able to travel to the site via charter buses and make their way through the galleries, viewing the art and touring Standard’s clay-making and glaze operations, its ClayPlace@Standard gallery space, the Standard Ceramic Supply store, and the company’s offices.  Local musicians will perform throughout the opening, with food and drink provided.   The 2018 conference theme – Crosscurrents: Clay and Culture – will explore sources of inspiration that influence and impact work in ceramics today.  The Standard exhibitions will address this theme.  Over the next several months, we will feature stories about these artists and their shows here on our website.  Visit us often to read about this exciting event.   Syd Carpenter: Musings on Place and Land  
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Pittsburgh to Host 52nd Annual NCECA Conference

Pittsburgh to Host 52nd Annual NCECA Conference The 52nd Annual Conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts will take place March 14 – 17, 2018 at Pittsburgh’s David Lawrence Convention Center.  Our city of rivers, bridges, complex immigrant history, gritty perseverance, and reinvention provides the setting for a reflection on the influence of culture on art, teaching and learning with clay. The 2018 conference theme – Crosscurrents: Clay and Culture – will explore sources of inspiration that influence and impact work in ceramics today.  Lectures, panel discussions, projects, and demonstrations will address the personal, social and aesthetic forces that animate creative work with elemental materials, methods and ideas in the information age. This year’s Conference Liaisons are Kate Lydon, Director of Exhibitions at the Society for Contemporary Craft and Shoji Satake, Assistant Professor of Ceramics at West Virginia University.  Lydon and Satake share enthusiasm for the impact of arts, culture and community engagement that are integral to NCECA’s model for conference developments, stating, “We are working on behalf of NCECA to integrate experiences with contemporary ceramic art throughout the city’s dive...
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  Glaze Formulation Class October 25 - December 13 7 weeks, no class November 22 Tuition: $185   This course will take you through the process of formulating glazes from scratch, as well as adjusting glaz...
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Chicago Ceramic Center   Pottery Classes and Handbuilding Workshops Nex...
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AMACO to Present Decoration Demonstration

AMACO to Present Decoration Demonstration
Second Saturday Demonstration Glaze Manufacturer AMACO to Present Decoration Demonstration Saturday, September 9
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Michael Harbridge Presents a “Puzzling” Mold Workshop on August 12

Michael Harbridge Presents a “Puzzling” Mold Workshop on August 12
Join us for August's Second Saturday Free Demonstration.     Michael Harbridge will give a demonstration of his Puzzler molds, an easy way to create forms by pressing wet clay into plaster molds. Fr...
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Join Us for the Next Second Saturday Free Demonstration

Join Us for the Next Second Saturday Free Demonstration
Brush Use and Care Demonstration Royal Brush Company 2nd Saturday, July 8th, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM July's Second Saturday at Ceramic S...
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