National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, March 16-19

Ramos_Portrait-of-Puissance-2smThe 50th annual conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) gets rolling here in Kansas City, March 16-19, 2016. Events on the KCAI campus will be happening throughout the week starting March 16.

Here’s a quick look at what is happening:

March 16, Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  – See highlights of the Ken Ferguson Teaching Collection at the Stern Ceramics Building, 4415 Warwick Blvd.

March 17, Thursday, 5-9 p.m. – NCECA reception at the Belger Arts Center, 2100 Walnut St., featuring KCAI end of semester student works and faculty works from private collections.

March 17, Thursday, 5-9 p.m. – opening reception at KCAI Gallery, 1819 Grand Blvd., featuring Chromaphobia/Chromaphilia. KCAI Alumni exhibit examines the absence of color within contemporary ceramics.

March 17, Thursday, 5-9:30 p.m. – opening reception at the KCAI Dodge Painting Building, 4446 Oak St., featuring #F*nked! This exhibit celebrates the influence of the internet on contemporary ceramics and traditional materials.

March 18, Friday, 5-9 p.m. – reception at H&R Block Artspace, 16 East 43rd St., featuring artist Simone Leigh’s I ran to the rock to hide my face the rock cried out no hiding place, showcasing her ceramic-based multimedia sculpture installation.

March 18, Friday, 7-9:30 p.m. – opening reception at the Warehouse, 4218 Walnut St., opening reception featuring the exhibition Middle Ground, a reflection on a landscape real or invented, personal or historic.

For more information visit www.kcai.edu/nceca

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