The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts presents its Annual Exhibition, The Evocative Garden, at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center and more throughout Portland, Oregon- February-April 2017

Portland, Oregon The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts will host its 2017 Annual Exhibition, The Evocative Garden, at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center this spring. The exhibition is one of dozens that will be sited throughout the greater Portland, Oregon region concurrently with Future Flux, the organization’s 51st annual conference, which takes place in March 2017. The Evocative Garden will be on view March 4-April 1, 2017 at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, which is located at 8371 North Interstate Avenue in Portland, Oregon, 97217. Conventional hours for Disjecta Contemporary Art Center are Friday–Sunday 12-5pm. Extended days and hours will be available during the week of the NCECA conference, March 17-25, 2017. A public reception will occur during the NCECA Conference from 6:00–9:00pm, Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center. Artists will be on hand and a cash bar available.

The Evocative Garden, considered NCECA’s Annual Exhibition, is curated by Gail M. Brown, a nationally esteemed curator of contemporary craft from Santa Fe, New Mexico. International in scope, Brown shaped the exhibition around the works of invited artists Megan Bogonovich, Jess Riva Cooper, Kim Dickey, Linda Sormin and Dirk Staschke. She then reviewed some 1000 works submitted by the field of contemporary ceramic art, to expand on her vision. In the call for works, Brown wrote about her concept as envisioning…

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