March First Friday


2012 Baltimore Ave.   I  Kansas City, MO 64108  I  816.474.1919   Thurs-Sat. 11 am-5 pm
March 4, 2016
6 pm 9 pm

NCECA Conference Week Hours
Tuesday, March 15 - Saturday, March 19, 2016
10:00am - 5:00pm

Post-Conference Hours
Weekly Thurs-Fri-Sat
11:00am - 5:00pm

Free Admission
National Student Juried Exhibition

Main Gallery
March 4 - April 23, 2016

NCECA's annual National Student Juried Exhibition (NSJE) showcases the work of current graduate, undergraduate, and post-baccalaureate students across the United States. Juried by Liz Quackenbush and Lee Somers.

Featured Artists: Molly Allen, Jonah Amadeus, Alex Anderson, Mark Arnold, Pascual Arriaga, Michael Ballew, Ashley Bevington, Rachel Bigley, Ariel Bowman, Larry Buller, Andrew Castaneda, Emily Chamberlain, Yen-Ting Chiu, Man-Ho Cho, Andrea Denniston, Louise Deroualle, Chris Drobnock, Kelsey Duncan, Lukas Easton, Adrienne Eliades, Brett Evans, Lily Fein, Stuart Gair, Stephanie Galli, Matt George, Donut Goshorn, Gabrielle Graber, Raven Halfmoon, Lindsey Heiden, Mikayla Hoffman, Karlee Holets, En Iwamura, Sarah Justice, Stephanie Kantor, Elliott Kayser, Andrew Kellner, Ellen Kleckner, Kurtis Kujawski, Michelle Laxalt, Katherine Marotz, Maya Moen, Mario Munguia, Emily Nickel, Sharon Norwood, Greg Palombo, Hannah Pierce, Carly Slade, Mike Stumbras, Casey Taylor, Iren Tete, Joanna Waldron, Charity White, Jacob Wilson, Mary Cale Wilson, Shiyuan Xu, Alison Ye.
Shapers of the Field:
NCECA Honors and Fellows

Front Gallery
March 4 - March 26, 2016

Shapers of the Field: NCECA Honors and Fellows represent the vast accomplishments of many leaders in the field that have been bestowed special recognition by NCECA. The exhibition recognizes accomplished artists, educators, and those providing exemplary service to the field. Shapers of the Field reflects the evolution of the ceramic arts over several decades, and includes functional pottery, decorative vessels, and sculpture, incorporating a wide range of technique, concepts, scale, and visual imagery. Fellows of the Council are individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts and served the Council in significant ways for at least five years. Honorary members have made an outstanding contribution to the professional development of the ceramic arts field. Curated by Peter Held

Featured Artists: Clayton Bailey, Mary Barringer, Glen Blakley, Joe Bova, Aurore Chabot, Michel Conroy, Val Cushing, Harris Deller, Stephen DeStaebler, Lenny Dowhie, Mary Jane Edwards, Ken Ferguson, Susan Filley, Leopold Foulem, Viola Frey, Don Frith, Susan Harris, Robert Harrison, Dick Hay, Elaine Henry, Wayne Higby, Anna Calluori Holcombe, Curt Hoard, Bill Hunt, Marlene Jack, Jeremy Jernegan, Karen Karnes, Howard Kottler, Jay Lacouture, Jim Leedy, Marge Levy, Warren Mackenzie, Maria Martinez, Don McCance, Richard Notkin, Susan Peterson, Don Reitz, Judith Schwartz, David Shaner, Richard Shaw, Victor Spinski, Jim Melchert, Joan Mondale, John Stephenson, Susanne Stephenson, Toshiko Takaezu, James Tanner, Robert Turner, Peter Voulkos, Patti Warashina, Bennett Welsh, Keith Williams, Paula Winokur, Robert Winokur, Beatrice Wood.

NCECA 2016: Emerging Artists Exhibition

Back Gallery
March 4 - March 26, 2016

The NCECA Emerging Artists program and exhibition, generously supported by the Windgate Charitable Foundation, highlights recent works by artists expanding the contemporary field.

Featured Artists:  Tom Jaszczak,  Peter Morgan,  Sean O'Connell,  Kyungmin Park, J oanna Poag and Kwok Pong Tso