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  • The Power of Community: Ryan J. Greenheck Brings his Pottery Invitational to Pittsburgh

    Fresh out of graduate school, with his MFA from SUNY Alfred, young potter Ryan J. Greenheck moved to Philadelphia in 2004, looking to set up a studio and get to work.  He thought he might do some teaching in addition to his own creative work.  He couldn’t imagine how his world would expand over the next fifteen years, on a path that introduced him to numerous artists, educators, and promoters - a community that he has been instrumental in forming and that has redefined his idea of what it means to be a practicing artist.
  • The Power of Community: Ryan J. Greenheck Brings his Pottery Invitational to Pittsburgh

    Fresh out of graduate school, with his MFA from SUNY Alfred, young potter Ryan J. Greenheck moved to Philadelphia in 2004, looking to set up a studio and get to work.  He thought he might do some teaching in addition to his own creative work.  He couldn’t imagine how his world would expand over the next fifteen years, on a path that introduced him to numerous artists, educators, and promoters - a community that he has been instrumental in forming and that has redefined his idea of what it means to be a practicing artist.

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  • February 9: CSC’s Local Artist Series Welcomes Liz McCarthy

    In Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, a community of ceramic artists and students are exploring with both hands and minds at Liz McCarthy’s GnarWare Workshop.  One of Chicago’s Breakout Artists for 2017, McCarthy’s brings together seekers and creators who want to pull apart the question of meaning as they cast aside inhibitions and push the boundaries of the clay form.
  • January’s Local Artist Series Presents Jonathan Pacheco

    Behind every artist is a continuum of experiences that build upon each other to create the distinctive creative signature that makes that artist unique.  For Chicago ceramic artist Jonathan Pacheco, those experiences are building blocks, manifested in material, process, and concept.  “I see the growth of self as a layering process over time,” he explains, “and I try to translate that into an environment expressed in clay.”  This Chicago artist and teacher strives to communicate the nature of the human condition in his work.
  • Gabe Tetrev a presenter at CSC’s Local Artist Series

    It is a rare but wonderful thing when a young person knows with certainty his vocational path, but even more so when the varied circumstances of life line up perfectly to nourish and support him toward that goal.  For Gabe Tetrev, life in Oak Park, Illinois set the stage for this accomplished young potter, barely into his 20s and already the owner of a storefront studio, GPTetrev Pottery on S. Oak...

  • Gabe Tetrev to present at CSC’s Local Artist Series

    It is a rare but wonderful thing when a young person knows with certainty his vocational path, but even more so when the varied circumstances of life line up perfectly to nourish and support him toward that goal.  For Gabe Tetrev, life in Oak Park, Illinois set the stage for this accomplished young potter, barely into his 20s and already the owner of a storefront studio, GPTetrev Pottery on S. Oak Park Avenue.
  • Ceramic Supply Chicago Welcomes Dan Merkel

    Customers stopping by Ceramic Supply Chicago recently may have noticed a new face and a helping hand in the shop.  Chicago native Dan Merkel joined the staff this past July and has been busy making connections with local schools and artists in addition to learning the details of the retail business.
  • NCECA Exhibition Map at Standard Ceramic

     

    2. Syd Carpenter
    3. Mary Bowron
    4. Pewabic Pottery
    5. Kyle and Kelly Phelps
    6. Sunkoo Yuh
    7. Z-Pots
    8. Shay Church
    9. Jack Troy & Kevin Crowe
    10. 10: The Nevica Project and Cerbera Gallery
    11. School Shows in Shipping Containers
    Alfred University
    Ohio University
    Illinois State University
    Indiana University
    Penn State University
    Syracuse University
    Temple University: Tyler School of...
  • NCECA Exhibits: Chris Cooley and The Cooley Gallery

    Standard Ceramic’s NCECA’s Exhibitions

     

    When the 52ndAnnual 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...

  • NCECA Exhibits: University Shipping Containers Shows

    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...

  • NCECA Exhibits: Kyle and Kelly Phelps: Working Class Narratives

    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...

  • Standard Ceramic’s NCECA Exhibits

    Standard Ceramic’s NCECA Exhibits

     

    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...