NCECA 2011 Tidal Forces: The Next Wave

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NCECA 2011 Tidal Forces: The Next Wave

 A blog about my experience of this year’s NCECA conference. Keeping within the context of this year’s theme, I will interpret what it means to be a contemporary ceramic artist working amidst traditions of the past.

 

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Crafthaus Scholarship Recipient 2011: Seana Higgins blogs NCECA

NCECA 2011, 45TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE

March 30-April 2, 2011 • Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida
Tampa Convention Center • 333 South Franklin Street, Tampa, FL  33602

Hello, and welcome to the blog NCECA 2011 Tidal Forces: The Next Wave! I, admittedly pilfered the title from the conference itself but figured it most appropriate to catch your attention. 

 

I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce myself. As you can see, I'm Seana, and I am a (let's say evolving) ceramic artist and educator living in Chicago, Illinois. This will be my first blogging experience, and I am honored to have the opportunity to share my voice in this space with members of Crafthaus. I was, at first, a little apprehensive about beginning this first posting (as you can tell from the dates for the blog) but I think it'll be just fine. My fears of the internet have already begun to subside as I type and I know you, my audience, will help me out along the way.

 

I'd like this to be not only a space where I create a monologue, rather, a discussion. I invite you to ask questions and post your own experiences with ceramics, NCECA trips past and present, and anything else you'd like to share as we go along. 

 

Discussion Forum

Thursday: Lectures, talks, and more

Started by Seana Higgins Apr 20, 2011. 0 Replies

  Hello all, I apologize for this entry being so late but my return to Chicago after NCECA has been a bit hectic. So, where was I…ah yes, Thursday. The last two full days of the conference were much…Continue

Tags: Solomon, Mindy, Yuh, Morean, Arts

Tuesday: Tampa & Notkin Lecture

Started by Seana Higgins. Last reply by Seana Higgins Apr 5, 2011. 3 Replies

            Today was a day of traveling and confusion. I left Gainesville in the afternoon to take the long drive back to Tampa. I had a hard time finding my…Continue

Tags: St., Petersburg, hostel, Tampa, slipcast

Interview with Kyle Triplett: participant in the 2011 National Student Juried Exhibition

Started by Seana Higgins Apr 3, 2011. 0 Replies

I conducted an interview with Kyle Triplett, a first year ceramics graduate student at Ohio University in…Continue

Tags: Ayumi, projection, Tingey, James, Horie

Wednesday: the adventure begins-EXPO and Keynote Speaker Carl Hiaasen

Started by Seana Higgins Apr 3, 2011. 0 Replies

            I have to say, today was a mess. I woke up and chatted with a few of the folks at the hostel over coffee before returning my handy rental car to the airport. Once there, I was able to…Continue

Tags: conference, tampa, center, convention, Hoag

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Comment by Seana Higgins on April 3, 2011 at 4:26pm
Jill, unfortunately, I wasn't able to make it to that show. I was limited in what I saw due to difficulties in transportation but maybe someone else will have some. Thanks, seana.
Comment by Brigitte Martin on April 3, 2011 at 8:15am

If you are at NCECA and go to the Cafe Hey Cup show could you take some pictures? My cups made it to Florida, but not me. Cheers!!!

 

Request from Jill Marleah Bell. 

 

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