Carlos Gary, Mow, 2012
“Earth/Energy” Houston, Texas
Opening Reception: Mar 21, 5:30-9PM
Held in conjunction with the Annual Conference in odd-numbered years, the NCECA Biennial is the premier juried exhibition open to all current members of NCECA (both national and international) and to all ceramic artists, 18 years and older, residing in the U.S.
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft will host the 2013 Biennial Exhibition from January 26 – May 5, 2013. The opening reception will take place on January 25, 2013 and a reception will also be held during the Houston Conference on Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 5:30-9:00pm. NCECA produces a color catalog featuring work by all participating artists and may be pre-ordered through NCECA’s Online Store. Remaining copies may also be available for purchase at conference.
|2013 Biennial Participating Artists|
|Nicole Aquillano – Boston, MA||Erica Iman – St Louis, MO||Christa Assad – Berkeley, CA|
|Ryan LaBar – Enterprise, OR||Tom Bartel – Athens, OH||Thomas Lane – Hudson, WI|
|Nicholas Bivins – Seattle, WA||Lauren Mabry – Philadelphia, PA||Renée Brown – Missoula, MT|
|Ted Neal – Muncie, IN||Josephine Burr – Boston, MA||Tybre Newcomer – Wichita Falls, TX|
|Gary Carlos – Stockton, CA||Claudia Olds Goldie – Newton, MA||Lisa Cecere – Wall Township, NJ|
|Vijay V. Paniker – Glenview, IL||Du Chau – Argyle, TX||Joseph Pintz – Columbia, MO|
|Andréa Keys Connell – Richmond, VA||Paolo Porelli – Rome, Italy||Emily Connell – Kansas City, MO|
|Audrey Rosulek – Lolo, MT||Shenny Cruces – Vacaville, CA||Joel Schroeder – Green River, WY|
|Elizabeth DeLyria – Katy, TX||Linda Sormin – Toronto, Ontario||Sharan Elran – Brooklyn, NY|
|Mark Nathan Stafford – Madison, WI||Léopold L. Foulem – Montreal, Quebec||Michael Strand – Fargo, ND|
|Teri Frame – Ashland, WI||George Timock – Kansas City, MO||Chad Gunderson – Bennington, VT|
|Triesch Voelker – Corrales, NM||Sarah House – New Orleans, LA|
Recent publications include Generations: Betty Feves (forthcoming), Ken Shores: Clay Has the Last Word (2010), and Unpacking the Collection: Selections from the Museum of Contemporary Craft (2008), the first publication to document the Museum’s collection and the institution’s connections to dramatic changes in craft-based and artistic practice over the past 70 years. Wiggers edited Garth Clark’s How Envy Killed the Crafts Movement: An Autopsy in Two Parts (2009) and contributes essays for museum catalogues, including Hand + Made: The Performative Impulse in Art and Craft (2010, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston) and Innovation & Change: Ceramics from the Arizona State University Art Museum (2009, Ceramic Research Center, ASU). Her writing on contemporary jewelry includes Mining History: Ornamentalism Revisited (Metalsmith, 2009), co-authored with Lena Vigna and Curatorial Conundrums: Exhibiting Contemporary Art Jewelry in a Museum Environment (Art Jewelry Forum Website, 2010). She is the co-founder of Critical Craft Forum, and serves on the Board of Trustees, American Craft Council and the curatorial board of accessceramics, an online clay-focused database.
|NCECA Exhibitions are funded in part by a grant from
the National Endowment for the Arts, a Federal Agency.
“Loved the Baltimore exhibitions! (2005 Baltimore Conference Attendee) The clay exhibitions that are organized with the host cities are superb!”