NCECA PARTNER LINKS

NCECA enjoys strong partnerships with the leading firms that provide materials and services to the ceramics field.
Please patronize companies that support NCECA. Many offer exclusive discounts to NCECA members.



Amaco/Brent

Amaco/Brent

AMACO (American Art Clay Co., Inc.) was founded in 1919 and is a manufacturer of quality ceramic products including 12 non-toxic AMACO® low and high fire moist clays and 584 LEAD FREE glazes and underglazes. In 1934, AMACO® designed the first electric kiln for school and studio use. Today there are 11 models that provide 20+ years of service. AMACO® also makes the Brent® line of potter’s wheels, slab rollers, clay extruders, and ware carts. Brent® wheels are so dependable that they have earned the reputation as the ‘gold standard’ of potter’s wheels. For more information, visit amaco.com or call (800) 374-1600.

www.amaco.com



Bailey Pottery

Bailey Pottery

Founded in 1975, Bailey Pottery Equipment and Ceramic Supplies offer everything for the active pottery studio and ceramics department. We design and manufacture the most innovative pottery wheels, slab rollers, clay extruders, electric kilns, gas kilns, pugmills, and clay mixers in the world. We also represent the best brands of ceramic supplies, pottery tools, pottery equipment and pottery supplies at great discounts.

http://www.baileypottery.com



Big Ceramic Store

Big Ceramic Store

Find the best deals on discounted pottery and ceramic supplies including clay, kilns, pottery equipment, ceramic glazes and clay tools for sale online.

http://www.bigceramicstore.com/



Brackers

Bracker’s Good Earth Clays

Based in Lawrence, KS, we supply potters, schools, universities, and hobbyists in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Arkansas and beyond! Bracker’s is dedicated to providing quality products and accurate information and advice. With 30 years experience and counting, why go anywhere else?

www.brackers.com



Cedar Heights

Cedar Heights

Cedar Heights, part of Resco Products, Inc., has been providing consistent, dry, air-floated clays for over 60 years. Redart and Goldart are industry standards for many time honored clay bodies, while new CHC recipes are developed by artists every year. Our clay products are supplemented by other refractory kiln furniture for hobbyists and heavy industry. CoreLite Hollow Kiln Shelves are just the latest product offered by Cedar Heights Clay distributors throughout the US.

http://www.rescoproducts.com



Keraflex US, LLC/Ceramic Art Cart

Keraflex US, LLC/Ceramic Art Cart

Our company Keraflex US, LLC/Ceramic Art Cart is owned and operated by artists for artists! Ceramic Art Cart supplies exclusive and unique ceramic art products such as Keraflex Porcelain, PC Substrates™ and Botz Glazes from our online store. Our website focuses on the achievements of some of the incredible ceramic artists, architects, jewelry designers and printmakers that we have worked with. Each artist featured has their own page where they discuss their latest achievements and describe their working processes. The site also has three online galleries, which contain hundreds of images of groundbreaking ceramic art works. Our galleries and online store are located at www.ceramicARTcart.com We ship worldwide from Arizona USA, and Canberra, Australia.



The Ceramic Shop

The Ceramic Shop

The Ceramic Shop is an Online Pottery Supplier with a walk in showroom located in Philadelphia. We offer a full selection of equipment, kilns, clays, glazes, repair services and more. Not only do we sell ceramic supplies we make them. Look for the Hydro-Bat, and Roselli Stilt products world wide.

http://www.theceramicshop.com



Chinese Clay Art Corp

Chinese Clay Art Corp

We offer low prices on Chinese products, for example, patented texture mats and newly invented clay tools, Chinese traditional and hand-made items and brushes, English versions of Chinese ceramic art related books, and unique collectible ceramic art works. Most of our products are imported direct from manufacturers in China.

5% on all ceramic art supplies (clay tools, brushes, ceramic materials, books and accessories).
For discounts, please call 1-800-689-2529 or 408-343-3919 Please let them know you are a NCECA member

http://www.ChineseClayArt.com



Coyote Clay & Color

Coyote Clay & Color

Coyote Clay & Color manufactures a line of unique and beautiful cone 6 glazes for electric kilns.

We also make a line of high fire underglazes which hold their color from cone 6 to cone 10.

http://www.coyoteclay.com/



Cress Manufacturing Company Inc.

Cress Manufacturing Company Inc.

Cress is a leader in the industry of manufacture of electric kilns and furnaces. We are an organization that provides services and goods for the ceramics and pottery industry. Our goal is to achieve an excellent product to satisfy the needs and requirements of our customers.

http://www.cressmfg.com



Echo Ceramics

Echo Ceramics

Echo Ceramics, Inc. is a home of the world-famous Claypron.
We provide instruction, firings, do custom orders, and sell supplies and equipment.

http://www.echoceramics.com



Euclid's

Euclid’s

www.euclids.com/



Evenheat Kiln Inc.

Evenheat Kiln Inc.

Evenheat is a kiln manufacturer dedicated to design and performance.
From our Dyna-Lift Lid Lift Assist (pat. pend.) to our wonderfully wide
and easy to grasp lid handles you’ll find design solutions unlike any other.

http://www.evenheat-kiln.com



Georgies Ceramic and Clay Co.

Georgies Ceramic and Clay Co.

Home of Georgies cone 6 Gloss and Sculptural/Textural glaze lines.
Georgies also manufactures clays for professional or school use, as well
as custom tile bodies. We specialize in customer service!

http://www.georgies.com



Giffin Tec

Giffin Tec

The True Centering & Trimming Tool Since 1978.

  • Learn how the Giffin Grip actually centers your pots for trimming!
  • Discover how the Flex Slider III trims any shape!

http://www.giffingrip.com/



The Original Hi Roller

The Original Hi Roller

The Original Hi Roller is a true innovation in slab making equipment for the studio potter, pottery classrooms, and the ceramics industry. The vertical orientation is an obvious space-saving breakthrough but it is the less apparent elements of this design which truly makes the Original Hi Roller a pleasure to use.

http://www.originalhiroller.com



KC Clay Guild

KC Clay Guild

The KC Clay Guild is a non-profit ceramic arts studio with the mission, “To provide a supportive environment in which the clay community can meet, share knowledge, experience, and promote public awareness of the ceramic arts and foster creative and economic growth.” We offer adult and children’s classes year round, sponsor the “Teabowl National”, the Holiday sale which provides members an opportunity to sell their work, and also sponsor several other based activities throughout the year. Everyone is welcome!

http://www.kcclayguildstudios.org/



Laguna Clay Company

Laguna Clay Company

www.lagunaclay.com/



L&L Kiln Mfg

L&L Kiln Mfg

L&L Kiln Mfg is dedicated to making the most durable electric ceramic kilns in the world today.
We have sizes from under one cubic foot to over 100 cubic feet, top-loaders, front-loaders, bell-lift kilns,
special kilns for sculpture, test kilns – in all the largest range of any kiln manufacturer in the United States,
and if you include our industrial division, possibly the world.

http://www.hotkilns.com



Mayco

Mayco

Mayco is the manufacturer of over 500 ceramic glaze products and other art materials for potters, studios, ceramic hobbyists, schools, and commercial producers of fine ceramic tableware and giftware. Mayco now offers Stoneware, Raku and Crystalline glazes specifically for the clay artist.

http://www.maycocolors.com



MKM Pottery Tools

MKM Pottery Tools

MKM Pottery Tools specializes in innovative and high quality pottery tools to help potters do what they do best – create beautiful pots. MKM tools are designed by a potter, Rick McKinney, and tested by potters at Fired Earth Pottery to make sure they work well with clay. All MKM stamps and rollers are carved using rotary CNC machines by MKM employees who are committed to quality. Quality wood, quality design, quality carving, quality finish, and, of course, quality service; these are what define MKM tools.
http://www.mkmpotterytools.com



Minnesota Clay Co.

Minnesota Clay Co.

Minnesota Clay Co. has been serving the ceramic community for over 50 years, selling high quality clay, glazes and ceramics products. We are a manufacturer and distributor supplying schools, universities, camps, professional artists, hobbyists, and taxidermists.

Minnesota Clay is a family owned and operated company. We take pride in our production quality, in-stock readiness and outstanding customer service. We manufacturer over 20 clay low and high fire bodies along with our 31 Colored clay bodies and 9 Rainbow Air Dry clay bodies. We also produce 90 low and mid/high fire glazes and 20 different underglazes to please and artist’s palette.

We are the producers of the ever popular Potter’s Pads, Potter’s Pens, Choxils and Graffito. Our unique specialty products are in such a demand that we have over 30 distributors selling our products in the USA and around the world.
www.mnclay.com



Mudtools

Mudtools

Artist Michael Sherrill offers clay tools for ceramic craftsmen.

http://www.mudtools.com/



NorthStar

North Star Equipment

For over forty years North Star Equipment has manufactured quality, AMERICAN MADE slab rollers, extruders, custom & stock extruder dies, studio work tables, ware trucks, shelving systems, damp & drying cabinets & throwing bats. Most of our products carry lifetime warranties and our customer service is the best in the industry. Visit our website for a list of authorized distributors.

http://www.northstarequipment.com/



Olympic Kilns

Olympic Kilns

Olympic Kilns manufacturers gas and electric kilns for ceramics, glass, heat-treating, and any material needing high firing temperature furnaces. We build small 120 volt models to large production car kilns. Custom kilns quoted upon request.

http://www.greatkilns.com



Paragon Industries

Paragon Industries

Founded as a family company in 1948, Paragon Industries, L.P. manufactures high quality top- and front-loading pottery kilns in Mesquite, Texas USA. We take the time to listen to our customers and improve our products to meet the changing needs of the potter. The drive for continual design improvements has made Paragon an industry standard for kiln design, as many of our ideas have been subsequently used by our competitors. We use high quality suppliers–Orton Ceramics, for example, makes our digital controllers. We know your time and materials are valuable, so we continually develop new products that ensure consistent and repeatable firings. We have two full-time design engineers and full sheet metal manufacturing capability in the factory for fast design and manufacture of custom kilns.

http://www.paragonweb.com



Peter Pugger

Peter Pugger

Peter Pugger is the only pugmill manufacturer with fully integrated capabilities. All Peter Pugger equipment is engineered, manufactured, and assembled right here in Northern California, USA.

http://www.peterpugger.com



Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials

Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials

Manufacturer of ADVANCER® kiln shelves in addition to other LO-MASS®, high strength kiln furniture products.

http://www.saint-gobain.com



Scott Creek Pottery

Scott Creek Pottery

“Scott Creek Pottery, The Original Studio Extruder.”

http://www.scottcreekpottery.com/



Shimpo Ceramics

Shimpo Ceramics

Shimpo Ceramics, a division of Nidec-Shimpo America Corporation, manufactures and distributes ceramic equipment worldwide to the satisfaction of artists, teachers, students and businesses of all cultures. For nearly half a century we’ve been committed to continuing global traditions in making ceramic products for use in the home, in architecture and as art.

Offering Exclusive Specials for NCECA Members. Print your order request and FAX to 630-924-0340. All orders will be processed once a week.

http://www.shimpoceramics.com/



Jim Skutt

Jim Skutt

Jim is the President of Skutt Ceramic Products, a family owned manufacturing business. He has always loved heat and electricity, so his day job is a perfect fit for his interests. Born and raised in Portland, OR. He received his BA in Economics from Colorado College in in 1985.”



Smith-Sharpe

Smith-Sharpe

Specifying and supplying the highest quality silicon carbide kiln shelves, kiln furniture systems and high temperature kiln building materials available at fair market prices. We are devoted to the needs of potters, clay educators and glass artists. Home of Advancer® kiln shelves and GlazeEraser® grinding disk.”

website(S) are: www.kilnshelf.com and www.glazeeraser.com



Soldner Equipment

Soldner Equipment

Soldner Clay Mixers are still being manufactured with the same quality construction developed by founder Paul Soldner. Most Soldner mixers are still in service, even some of the earliest ones built more than 30 years ago. Every effort is made to insure this same quality in our new mixers. Soldner clay mixers are a fast and efficient way of mixing fresh clay from powder or reprocessing scrap clay into a useable consistency. There are no sharp blades or augers but rather the clay is pushed against the stationary mixing bars by a slowly rotating concrete tub.

http://www.soldnerequipment.com/



Spectrum Glazes

Spectrum Glazes

Spectrum Glazes is unique among ceramic glaze suppliers in that we focus exclusively on producing the highest quality, most colorful and diverse selection of fired finishes available anywhere. All of our energies are devoted to manufacturing glazes and other ceramic coatings.

http://www.spectrumglazes.com



Speedball Art Products

Speedball Art Products

For over a hundred years Speedball has been producing tools and supplies for artists, art teachers and students — all at an exceptional value. All of Speedball’s bright, vibrant ceramic glazes carry the ACMI AP label, giving you the comfort of knowing they’ve been tested and found to be non-toxic. Art stores will love the promotional programs and discount schedule we offer on glazes. Teachers will appreciate the easy cleanup and full line of non-toxic colors. Artists will love the quality and value.

http://www.speedballart.com/



Standard Ceramic Supply Company

Standard Ceramic Supply Company

Manufacturer of pugged, de-aired clay bodies and casting slips.

http://www.standardceramic.com



Tucker's Pottery Supplies Inc.

Tucker’s Pottery Supplies Inc.

Tucker’s Pottery Supplies Inc. was established in 1975 and it’s sister company ,Cone Art Kilns Inc., was established in 1982.
Both companies operate out of Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada which is part of Toronto.
Tucker’s manufactures clay and glazes and carries an extensive line of pottery supplies.
Cone Art Kilns manufactures a line of pottery and glass kilns and is known for the double wall, extra insulated electric kilns that it produces.

http://www.tuckerspottery.com



Royal & Langnickel

Royal & Langnickel

Royal & Langnickel Brush manufactures an extensive line of brushes and tools for the ceramic artist and studio owner. If you are looking for hake, bamboo, glaze or detail brushes, we’ve got you covered with thousands of different brushes and tools. The line also includes a variety of sponges and fine art materials. Look for Royal & Langnickel quality products through your local distributor or dealer.

http://artusa.royalbrush.com/main/dcat/



Xiem Studio Tools

Xiem Studio Tools

store.xiemclaycenter.com



WiziWig Tools

WiziWig Tools

www.wiziwigtools.com/



Access Ceramics

Access Ceramics

Access Ceramics is a growing collection of images of contemporary ceramics by recognized artists. Browseable by numerous fields, it is designed for use by artists, arts educators, scholars, curators and the general public.

http://www.accessceramics.org



Ceramic Publications Company

Ceramic Publications Company

For members at NCECA Annual Conference

20% discount on all books, Free Ceramic Arts Buyers Guide, Free issue of Ceramics Monthly, Free issue of Pottery Making Illustrated, Free NCECA Preview Guide. On our website-5 FREE online books

http://www.ceramicartsdaily.com



Ceramics Art and Perception

Ceramics Art and Perception

ceramicart.com.au



Ceramics Ireland

Ceramics Ireland

Your contact with the ceramics community in Ireland.

http://www.ceramicsireland.org


Ceramics Monthly

Ceramics Monthly

Now in its 60th year, Ceramics Monthly focuses on clay from the maker’s perspective. With material based firmly in tradition, with thought and practice always reaching toward the future, Ceramics Monthly brings the intersection of clay and contemporary culture right to your studio.

World-class potters and artists share their advice and techniques. What’s the next breakthrough in your art? From studio processes to aesthetic content, from glaze recipes to the science behind them, you’ll find all of it in each issue of CM.

http://ceramicartsdaily.org/ceramics-monthly/



ClayTimes

Clay Times

Clay Times® is one of the world’s favorite ceramics magazines, serving studio potters and professional clay artists, teachers and students of the ceramic arts, art critics and ceramic researchers, museum curators and ceramic art collectors, clay hobbyists, and pottery enthusiasts of all kinds. Each issue of Clay Times covers all aspects of pottery making including wheel throwing and handbuilding, decorating and firing, step-by-step pottery projects, glaze formulation and recipes for low, mid-range, and high-fire glazes; clay tools, supplies, and equipment; ceramics studio health and safety; kiln-building, maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting; clay artist profiles and inspiring photos of their works and studios; teaching techniques, useful pottery tips, ceramic world news and events, ceramic art exhibits, educational programs in clay, and potters’ philosophies.

http://www.claytimes.com/


New Ceramics

New Ceramics

The magazine with the comprehensive coverage of international
developments in ceramics with a special focus on Europe.

http://www.new-ceramics.com



log book

The Log Book

The Log Book is the quarterly international publication for woodfirers and those interested in woodfiring and wood-fired ceramics – professional potters/artists, educators, students and enthusiasts. Now in its tenth year of publication, The Log Book is recognized as a significant resource documenting the aesthetics, materials, and processes of international wood-fired ceramics. Articles are published on historical, traditional and contemporary woodfiring, together with reports on specialist woodfire related events worldwide. Reviews of book, videos, and DVDs of relevance to woodfiring are also included.

http://www.thelogbook.net



studio potter

The Studio Potter

We are a non-profit organization celebrating over 40 years of commitment to the publication of THE STUDIO POTTER journal. Centered in studio practice, THE STUDIO POTTER promotes discussion of technology, criticism, aesthetics, and history within the ceramics community.

www.studiopotter.org



Alfred University

Alfred University

Since 1836, Alfred University (initially as the Alfred Select School) has been a visionary leader in higher education offering the first truly co-educational curriculum in the country and opening its doors to students of diverse backgrounds.
Since1900, through an act of the New York State Legislature, the New York State College of Ceramics was established as a statutory unit of Alfred University.
As a result, two schools of international reputation have grown, the Inamori School of Engineering and the School of Art and Design.
Today, the School of Art and Design continues in the innovative and visionary tradition of its past to offer a true multi-disciplinary environment for creative and scholarly research in art.

http://art.alfred.edu/



Appalachian Center for Craft

Appalachian Center for Craft

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree concentration in clay offered by the Appalachian Center for Craft, a satellite campus of Tennessee Tech University, emphasizes a strong foundation in materials and techniques, broad competency in a variety of firing processes and operation of studio equipment, development of personal concept and direction, and a thorough exploration of historical and contemporary ceramics. Also available at the Craft Center is a non-degree Craft Certificate program, an Artist in Residence program, and clay workshops.

www.tntech.edu/craftcenter



Australian National University

Australian National University

The Ceramics Workshop provides students with a stimulating environment and a wide range of opportunities to explore, work and research in the ceramics medium. Students are taught by professionally active staff of high reputation, and past students from the workshop have gone on to careers as studio artists, arts administrators, public and landscape artists, curators and teachers, as well as production throwers in design centres and commercial potteries.

http://soa.anu.edu.au/ceramics



Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University

Because of the diversity within our degree programs, the nature of our courses varies to include studio experience, art historical investigation, theoretical inquiry, and practical experience.

http://www.bgsu.edu/art



Center for Creative Economies: Piedmont Techinical College

Center for Creative Economies: Piedmont Techinical College

The Professional Pottery program at Piedmont Technical College is designed to offer a comprehensive education in the craft of handmade ceramics, and in the discipline of making a living doing what you love. Whether you’re interested in traditional pottery, or contemporary design, ample studio time and in-depth, one-on-one instruction will provide you with the opportunity to sharpen your skills and to develop your voice and identity as a clay artisan.

http://www.ptc.edu/academics/schools-departments/business-information-technology-public-service/pottery



Florida State University

Florida State University

The Department of Art is one of the largest and most comprehensive departments in the College of Visual Arts, Theatre & Dance. Studio Art and Design at Florida State emphasizes interdisciplinary thinking and offers diverse opportunities for creative development and expression on both the graduate and undergraduate levels. We are proud of the accomplishments of our esteemed faculty, who provide guidance in the skills necessary for not only artistic creation, but also in expressing contemporary issues through their visual arts.

http://www.fsu.edu/~art/index.shtml



Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts is an international craft school located on the Atlantic Ocean in Deer Isle, Maine. The school offers intensive studio-based workshops in a variety of craft media including clay, glass, metals, paper, blacksmithing, weaving, woodworking and more. Programs range from short workshops to two-week sessions and anyone may participate, from beginners to advanced professionals.

haystack-mtn.org



Jacksonville University

Jacksonville University

Jacksonville University, in Jacksonville, Fla., is proud of its heritage as a private, independent institution. The University offers a balanced approach to coeducational higher education, combining the best attributes of the liberal arts and sciences tradition and professional studies. The rigorous curriculum addresses the diverse interests, curiosities, and educational needs of the total person. While the Core Curriculum exposes students to the broad spectrum of human thought and accomplishment, specialization for specific career or life pursuits is provided within the major. The College of Arts and Sciences, the Davis College of Business and the College of Fine Arts conduct JU’s traditional undergraduate and graduate academic programs.

http://www.ju.edu



Kansas City Art Institute

Kansas City Art Institute

Celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2010 and noted for its ceramics program, the Kansas City Art Institute is a private, independent four-year college of art and design awarding the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with majors in animation, art history, ceramics, digital filmmaking, digital media, fiber, graphic design, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and studio art with an emphasis on creative writing. KCAI also hosts Current Perspectives, a free public lecture series; free exhibitions at its HR Block Artspace gallery; and evening, weekend and summer classes in art, design, multimedia studies and desktop publishing for children, youth and adults. Founded in 1885, KCAI is Kansas City’s oldest arts organization.

www.kcai.edu



K-State Ceramics

K-State Ceramics

The K-State ceramics program fosters an interdisciplinary and challenging learning environment. Our MFA and BFA programs are designed to prepare students for careers in the arts through rigorous research, experimentation, and conceptual development.

http://art.ksu.edu/grad/areas/ceramics/



Oregon College of Art and Craft

Oregon College of Art and Craft

Established in 1907, Oregon College of Art and Craft is a principal center for education, dialogue, and the mastery of contemporary craft for future generations of artists. The College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, certificate programs, artist residencies and year round community programs. As the only accredited private art college west of the Mississippi to offer a BFA in Crafts, OCAC is a superb laboratory for the invention of modern craft.

www.ocac.edu



Penland School of Craft

Penland School of Craft

Penland School of Craft is a national center for craft education dedicated to helping people live creative lives. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Penland offers one-, two-, and eight-week workshops in books & paper, clay, drawing, glass, iron, metals, photography, printmaking and letterpress, textiles, and wood. The school also sponsors artists’ residencies, community education programs, and a craft gallery. Penland’s focus on excellence, its long history, and its inspiring, retreat setting have made it a model of experiential education. Penland is a nonprofit, tax-exempt institution.,

http://www.penland.org



Sierra Nevada College

Sierra Nevada College

SNC offers BA and BFA degrees in fine arts with a concentration in
ceramics. We are located in gorgeous Lake Tahoe. This well equipped
studio offers small class sizes with individual attention, and an
opportunity to explore a variety of working and firing methods. SNC also
has a nationally known Visiting Artist Workshop program which has been
host to internationally known artists for over 25 years for weekend and
week-long workshops.

www.sierranevada.edu/workshops

www.sierranevada.edu/art



University of Florida Ceramics

University of Florida Ceramics

Located in beautiful North Central Florida, situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, the Ceramics Department is a dynamic community of undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, graduate students, faculty and technical staff.
http://www.arts.ufl.edu/art/ceramics/



University of Miami

University of Miami

A private research university with more than 15,000 students from around the world, the University of Miami is a vibrant and diverse academic community focused on teaching and learning, the discovery of new knowledge, and service to the South Florida region and beyond.

http://www.miami.edu/



University of North Dakota

University of North Dakota

We are the University of North Dakota, The Department of Art and Design. We offer a BA, BFA, MFA. We have Ceramics of course, sculpture, fibers jewlery and metal smithing, graphic design and new art media, photography, drawing, painting. We are a state research institution. We are also a member insitiution of the Col. Eugene Meyrs trustfund which enables us to have an incredible visiting artist program.

http://www.und.nodak.edu



USC Department of Art

USC Department of Art



Utah State University

Utah State University

Since its founding in 1888, Utah State University has evolved from a small, agricultural college to one that is nationally and internationally recognized for its intellectual and technological leadership in land, water, space, and life enhancement.

http://www.usu.edu/



Wichita State University

Wichita State University

By combining a traditional college atmosphere with the endless possibilities of the state’s biggest city, Wichita State is the only school in Kansas that can provide an educational experience that goes beyond the limits of a typical college town.

http://www.wichita.edu



The Graduate School at Hood College

The Graduate School at Hood College

Celebrating over 40 years, the Graduate School at Hood College promotes professional expertise in an academic environment that encourages discovery, application and integration of knowledge. Our interactive graduate classes are held on campus in Frederick, Maryland and are taught by world-class faculty. Hood offers 14 Master’s degrees and 7 Certificate/Certification programs.

http://www.hood.edu/hood_college/GradHome.html



AIR-Vallauris

AIR-Vallauris

Located on the French Riviera, in the heart of the old town of Vallauris, the artist residency program, A.I.R. Vallauris welcomes artists from around the world to its lodgings and studios to meet with local artists and to research and create new works in a unique setting. The Association became active in October, 2001 and has three primary objectives:
• The hosting of artists from around the globe and support of contemporary creation.
• Education in the field of ceramic arts.
• The organization and realization of cultural events.

The quality of artistic creation is one of the major concerns addressed by the program. Since its 12 year existence, over 180 artists of 30 different nationalities have participated in the A.I.R. Vallauris program.
Temporary exhibitions of works created in residence as well as international exhibitions are regularly organized, as well as a biannual event: Small Art Objects.
www.AIR-Vallauris.org



Anderson Ranch Arts Center

Anderson Ranch Arts Center

Anderson Ranch Arts Center offers ceramics instruction throughout the year with summer, fall and spring workshops. Offering NCECA members a 20% discount on tuition for 2010 summer workshops, June – September, 2010 (applies to any one- or two-week workshop and/or studio intensives). Visit andersonranch.org/workshops for all available workshops descriptions and online registration. To request to have a catalog mailed call 970-923-3181 ext. 206 or email info@andersonranch.org.

http://www.andersonranch.org



Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts is a nationally renowned center of contemporary arts and crafts education. Workshops are offered for one and two weeks in the spring and summer, and one-week and weekends in the fall. Areas of study include: ceramics, fibers, metals/jewelry, painting, drawing, photography, warm glass, woodturning, woodworking, sculpture, and book and paper arts.

http://www.arrowmont.org/



Archie Bray Foundation

Archie Bray Foundation

Founded in 1951, the Bray is a nonprofit, educational institution dedicated to the enrichment of the ceramic arts offering artist residencies and workshops to ceramic artists from around the world. The residency program allows individuals to pursue their personal artistic goals and stimulates an exchange of ideas by bringing together artists of diverse backgrounds, cultures and approaches to clay. Facilities include year-round and seasonal resident studios, sales gallery, three seasonal gallery spaces, extensive kiln facilities, and a retail ceramic supply business, all located on the 26-acre site of an historic brickyard nestled against the eastern front of the Rockies.

http://www.archiebray.org



The Arvada Center

The Arvada Center

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is a multi-use cultural facility operated by the City of Arvada, Colorado. The Arvada Center comprises the Arvada History Museum, three theaters, art galleries, music, dance, and theater rehearsal rooms, classrooms, and a conference center.

http://www.arvadacenter.org/



Baltimore Clayworks

Baltimore Clayworks

Baltimore Clayworsk is a non-profit ceramic art center dedicated to providing essential programs and services to local, national and international artists, both from its campus in northwest Baltimore and in community sites throughout the metropolitan area. Clayworks’ mission: to develop, promote and sustain an artist-centered community, which provides exceptional artistic, educational and collaborative programs in the ceramic arts is realized through short and long-term artist residencies, ceramic classes and workshops for all ages and skill levels, national and international exhibitions and community partnerships.

http://baltimoreclayworks.org/



Boulder Mountain Clayworks

Boulder Mountain Clayworks

Boulder Mountain Clayworks, nestled in Sun Valley, Idaho, is located within easy walking distance of Ketchum and has a view of Baldy Ski Mountain from the glaze room.The Studio is fully equipped for stoneware, porcelain and raku pottery. Boulder Mountain Clayworks has 2,000 sq. ft. With 12 wheels, a slab roller, pug mill extruder and plenty of room for handbuilding. The kiln room contains two large Skutt electric kilns, one for bisque and the other for high fire. The glaze kiln is a 16 cu. ft. Geil downdraft gas kiln. It is all wonderful.Boulder Mountain Clayworks was established July, 1997 to encourage the development of clay arts within the community by offering classes for children and adults. During the summer Boulder Mountain Clayworks offers weekend workshops with prominent clay and other media artists. These workshops are “hands on,” everyone works and has a great time! Boulder Mountain Clayworks also has communal studio space to share with other clay artists.

http://www.bouldermtnclay.com/



Clay Art Center

Clay Art Center

Clay Art Center (CAC) is a nationally recognized not-for-profit arts center. Founded in 1957, it is the largest, most active ceramic facility in the tri-state area.  Believing strongly that the arts have the ability to touch and enrich lives, our mission is to offer a stimulating space for studio practice, exhibition and educational opportunities to better serve the community.

Our facilities are unique in the New York metropolitan area as they combine studios for working ceramic artists with classes and workshops for all ages and skill levels. The mix allows exchange and inspiration.  An active gallery and adjacent shop exhibit and sell the work of established and emerging artists.  Our residency programs attract new artists to teach and bring fresh techniques and ideas.  CAC’s robust Community Arts programs take art to local schools and community groups.  Our 40 Beech Street location in Port Chester, NY is  an easy commute by train or car from Manhattan and tri-state communities.

 www.clayartcenter.org



Clay Art Center

c.r.e.t.a. rome

Co-founded by the Italian ceramic artist, Paolo Porelli and the American art historian/archaeologist, Lori-Ann Touchette, c.r.e.t.a. rome is an international center for ceramics. The Italian word for clay “creta” as an acronym spells out our main activities: ceramics, residencies, exhibitions, teaching & the arts. We offer artists residencies, workshops and internships in the historical center of Rome.

For over forty years North Star Equipment has manufactured quality, AMERICAN MADE slab rollers, extruders, custom & stock extruder dies, studio work tables, ware trucks, shelving systems, damp & drying cabinets & throwing bats. Most of our products carry lifetime warranties and our customer service is the best in the industry. Visit our website for a list of authorized distributors.

www.cretarome.com



ClayStudio

The Clay Studio

The Clay Studio supports the ceramic arts through its artist residencies, gallery, shop, studio space, school, and outreach programs. The programs of the Clay Studio reflect the dual character of the organization: as a community centered institution involved with the life of the city and region, and as a national and international focal point for ceramic arts. Because The Clay Studio believes in promoting broad access to the ceramic arts, programs are geared to all levels of interest and proficiency.
http://www.theclaystudio.org/



Guldagergaard

Guldagergaard

Guldagergaard is an international ceramic research center for development of ceramic art, craft and design. International artists, craftsmen and designers can apply for studio residencies to develop a project of practical, technical, artistic or art theoretical importance. Professional & emerging artists, craftsmen and designers meet with international colleagues for increasing artistic development, professional knowledge, and international network. Guldagergaard organizes thematic symposiums, workshops, lectures and seminars with focus on central subjects within the ceramic arts. Guldagergaard shows temporary exhibitions and a ceramic study collection of work made by resident artists.

http://www.ceramic.dk



Idyllwild Arts Summer Program

Idyllwild Arts Summer Program

Offering workshops in ceramics including, in 2012, Hot Clay with Jeff Oestreich, Posey Bacopoulos, Linda Ganstrom, Richard Burkett, Silvie Granatelli; general Ceramics, Greg Kennedy & David Delgado; Native American Pottery: Hopi-Tewa, Mark Tahbo; Cahuilla Tony Soares; Mata Ortiz, Jorge Quintana. Courses also offered in sculpture, painting, metals, textiles, mixed media and more. Campus located in the beautiful mountains of Southern California. 951-659-2171, ext. 2365, summer@idyllwildarts.org,

http://www.idyllwildarts.org



Peters Valley School of Craft

Peters Valley School of Craft

Peters Valley School of Craft, one of the country’s premier craft schools located in northern New Jersey, offers summer workshops for beginners to professionals taught by prominent artists in 8 studios equipped for blacksmithing, ceramics, fibers, (both surface & weaving), fine metals and jewelry, photography, special topics (glass, fine art and more) and woodworking. We have an online store and an exhibition gallery visit www.petersvalley.org
19 Kuhn Road Layton, NJ 07851



Potters for Peace

Potters for Peace

Potters for Peace works with developing world clay artisans offering design, technical and marketing assistance. We also train potters worldwide in the production of low-cost, highly efficient, ceramic water filters.

http://www.pottersforpeace.org/



Pottery Northwest

Pottery Northwest

Since its beginning in 1966, Pottery Northwest has promoted and developed excellence in the ceramic arts by being a resource for community classes, professional workshops and exhibitions with nationally and internationally recognized artists in the field. One of its most important functions is to serve as a professional facility for those with a serious commitment to ceramics as they prepare to establish their own studio.

http://www.potterynorthwest.org



School of Pottery

School of Pottery

www.schoolofpottery.com



Snow Farm

Snow Farm

Snow Farm is a center for contemporary arts and crafts education. Week long and week end adult workshops are offered during the spring, summer, and fall. A high school program runs for four weeks in July giving high school students the opportunity to study with professional crafts people. Areas of study include: glass, ceramics, fibers, metals/jewelry, painting, drawing, photography, flameworking, woodturning, woodworking, sculpture, and book and paper arts.

www.snowfarm.org



studio potter

The Studio Potter

We are a non-profit organization celebrating over 40 years of commitment to the publication of THE STUDIO POTTER journal. Centered in studio practice, THE STUDIO POTTER promotes discussion of technology, criticism, aesthetics, and history within the ceramics community.

www.studiopotter.org



Yingge Ceramics Museum

Yingge Ceramics Museum

Over a hundred years ago, the Yingge ceramic industry was born out of this fertile land. It enhanced the local Taiwanese culture with boundless vitality.
The pioneers, with their bursting creativity and strenuous determination, Worked hard to make this town a prosperous center of ceramics.

The first modern ceramics museum in the nation.
Combines the essence of the wisdom of the industries, government, and scholars.
It raises the signal that the fire in Yingge’s kilns will never be extinguished.

It displays the masterpieces created with wind stoves, clay, and glazes, with the hope that the beauty of Taiwanese ceramics will be renowned worldwide.

The constructed of the New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum was first proposed in 1988 and opened to the public on November 26, 2000. In twelve years, it has become the leading county museum in Taiwan and the first professional museum wholly dedicated to ceramics. In addition to exhibiting the Taiwanese ceramic culture, it also stimulates the public’s interest and attention in ceramics. While promoting the Yingge ceramic enterprises and local image, the museum also encourages international culture exchange. Furthermore, we survey, gather, preserve, and maintain Taiwanese ceramic culture for the purposes of research, collection, exhibitions, and education.

http://www.ceramics.ntpc.gov.tw/Index.ycm



Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts

Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts

Watershed is a residency/retreat which provides artists with time and space to create in clay. We serve artists from across the country and abroad.

www.watershedceramics.org



The Oregon Potters Association

The Oregon Potters Association

The Oregon Potters Association serves as a professional liaison between the public, galleries, businesses, publications and arts agencies locally, nationally and globaly. Our members organize cooperative purchases to obtain pottery supplies, books and materials at quantity discount prices. We help and enable members to publicise, exhibit and sell their work at the annual OPA Ceramic Showcase and in conjunction with other guilds, fairs, and craft organizations.

http://www.oregonpotters.org



Vallauris Institute of Arts

Vallauris Institute of Arts

Vallauris Institute of Arts, located in downtown Vallauris is an association, which aims to promote the development of contemporary creation in all its forms yet specialized in ceramics. V.I.A hosts artists from around the world in a well-suited environment conductive to creativity.

V.I.A. organizes various programs :
- Artists in Residency

- Students Program

- Masterclass Workshops

- Courses and artistic activities

The objective of VIA is also :

  • To develop partnerships with all members / participants willing to enhance art expression.
  • To create channels with universities and art schools from around the world.
  • To establish support for contemporary creation by awarding scholarships to selected students from universities and art schools.
  • To organize cultural events for the development and presentation of emerging talent and professionals. (Exhibitions / conferences / debates…)



Workhouse Ceramics

Workhouse Ceramics

Workhouse Ceramics is for clay enthusiasts, current and potential students, artists and any others interested in ceramic courses at the Workhouse Ceramics Studio and Program in Lorton, Virginia.Their site is maintained by the Workhouse Ceramics Director and is not the official website of the Workhouse Arts Center. It is designed to provide information on Workshops, Classes, Events and Open Studio hours in the Workhouse Ceramics Program. If you are interested, please sign up for a course at www.workhousearts.org or call Dale Marhanka-Ceramics Director @ 703-584-2982 or email dalemarhanka@workhousearts.org and join the fun.

www.workhouseceramics.org

 



Roberta Griffith

Roberta Griffith

Ceramic educator for 42 years, nationally and internationally exhibited award-winning artist in Ceramics, Installation, Sculpture, Painting and Drawing. To view Roberta’s artwork, exhibitions, and biography, visit her website:

www.robertagriffith.com



Rebecca Hillman Pottery

Rebecca Hillman Pottery

rebecca-hillmanpottery.com



Northern Clay

Northern Clay Center

Northern Clay Center’s mission is the advancement of the ceramic arts. Ongoing programs include exhibitions by contemporary regional, national and international ceramic artists, as well as historical and architectural ceramics; classes and workshops for children and adults at all skill levels; studio space and grants for artists; and a sales gallery representing many top ceramic artists from the region and elsewhere.
www.northernclaycenter.org/CREATE



Red Lodge

Red Lodge Clay Center

It is our mission to provide a place for professionally minded ceramic artists to create new work. Red Lodge Clay Center will host Visiting Artist workshops, lectures, demonstrations, gallery exhibitions, and educational programming to share with our resident artists and the general public the importance of art in our everyday lives.

http://redlodgeclaycenter.com