2012 NSJE AWARD RECIPIENTS (Powerpoint file)

2012 NSJE Participating Student Artists

Rachel Ballard  
Appalachian State University
Valerie Banes   
University of North Texas
Jamie Bates       
University of Kansas
Steve Belz          
Kansas State University
Kelly Brenner   
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Katie Brown      
Montana State University, Bozeman
Paul Callahan   
Louisiana State University
Rhonda Chan
University of Florida
Matt Conlon     
Utah State University, Logan
Henry Crissman               
College for Creative Studies
Heather Davis  
Iowa State University, Ames
Chanda Droske 
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
Phillip Finder   
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
David Gallagher              
Kansas State University
Kris Grey            
Ohio University
James Kennington         
East Carolina University
Jason Kiley        
Marshall University
Monika Laskowska         
The Ohio State University
Seungwon Lee 
Alfred University, School of Art & Design

Cara Long           
Tyler School of Art Temple University
Sarah McNutt   
Buffalo State College
Armando Minjarez         
Kansas State University
Norleen Nosri  
University of Missouri, Columbia
Bonilyn Parker 
University of Alaska Southeast
Dandee Pattee 
University of Florida
Andres Payan   
University of Texas, El Paso
Brian Pierce      
Northern Arizona University
Evan Pomerantz              
Arizona State University
Nathan Prouty 
Ohio University
Luke Severson 
Kansas State University
Neil Simak         
Miami University, Oxford, OH
Duncan Tweed 
Northern Arizona University
Ben Tyjeski        
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Katherine Walton          
Rhode Island School of Design
Pei-Hsuan Wang             
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Joel Weissman
Syracuse University
Bill Wilkey         
University of Missouri, Columbia
Paige Wright    
Ohio University

Kathy King
King is an actively exhibiting artist in the Boston area. Currently an Instructor and Assistant to the Director of the Ceramics Program –Office for the Arts at Harvard in Allston, MA, she held the position of Associate Professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia until 2007. King received her MFA from University of Florida in Gainesville, FL and her BA in Studio Art with a major in Ceramics from Connecticut College. Her narrative vessels, tiled furniture and printmaking, either presented individually, or combined in installation, present narratives from a feminist point of view. King has been featured as both an Emerging Artist in 1999 and a Demonstrator in 2002 at the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts conferences. King's exhibition record includes the Erie Museum of Art in Erie, PA, Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, NC, SOFA Chicago and the World Ceramic Exposition, Yoju, Korea. She has given workshops and lectures at over fifty colleges, schools and art centers throughout the USA.

Mark Burns
Born Ohio, 1950, child of the mid-century.
Received MFA in Ceramics 1974, University of Washington, studied with Howard Kottler, Patti Warashina, and Robert Sperry.
Has been engaged in teaching since 1974 at many of the nation's best institutions for visual arts, among them The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, The Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, and many others. Currently in his twentieth year as Professor of Art, Head of Ceramics, and Chair of the Department of Art, University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Has continued to produce studio work continually since 1972, and has placed work both internationally and nationally in major museums and both private and public collections.
Has lived long enough to be homework.

The NCECA 2012 NSJE is open to all full time undergraduate, graduate and post-baccalaureate students (as defined by their home institution) enrolled in the United States of America, except for those enrolled at the institutions of the jurors. The applicant must be working towards a degree or be a post-baccalaureate in art at the time of submittal.

Categories and Awards
Cash merit awards will be determined by the jurors from the actual works and will be announced during the Opening Reception and at the Second Members' Business Meeting.
Awards have included, but are not limited to:
NCECA Undergraduate Student Awards; 1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards
NCECA Graduate Student Award; 1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards
Retired Professors Award
KBH Merit Award
Aardvark Clay Purchase Award
Studio Potter Graduate and Undergraduate Awards
Paper Clay Award

Detailed information and Online Submittal form: April 14 – September 29, 2011
Online Submittal deadline: September 29, 2011 (midnight MDT)
Acceptance notification: After November 1, 2011
Delivery of accepted work: February 21, 2012
Exhibition dates: March 6 – March 31, 2012
Reception: Friday, March 30, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Hand Pickup: March 31 after 4:00 p.m.
Return of work: After April 10, 2012
Damage Claim: Before June 1, 2012
Return shipping reimbursement request: Before June 1, 2012

Students are responsible for shipping or delivery of their work to and from the University of Washington’s Jacob Lawrence Gallery and insuring it while in transit. NCECA will reimburse up to $50.00 per piece for RETURN shipping. An original receipt for return shipping must be provided to NCECA for reimbursement by June 1, 2012.

Accepted work will be shipped to:
Jacob Lawrence Gallery
Attn: Kris Anderson
Room 102 Art Building
University of Washington
Seattle, WA, 98195

Insurance and Sales
The University of Washington will insure all work for the fair market value while on their premises. The Jacob Lawrence Gallery will not conduct sales, but will provide interested parties with a price sheet and NCECA contact information. NCECA will retain a 30% commission on resulting sales.

Participating artists must agree to allow NCECA, The University Washington and gallery visitors to photograph work while on display for educational and publicity purposes. Images of accepted works will be retained by NCECA for promotional purposes, posting on the NCECA website and sharing with media related publications. NCECA will print a color exhibition poster that will be distributed at the conference. NCECA may create a digital catalog and/or an online version of the exhibition using images of accepted work.

Awareness of the vastly different ways other people use and treat clay.
— Studio Artist