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NCECA Ceramics Exhibitions

Date: March 22 - March 25 Location: Undergraduate Campus

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    Pieta
    Lisa Reinertson
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    3 Stacks—Book Jar
    Richard Shaw
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    Epherma, courtesy of the The Crocker Art Museum
    Mark Messenger
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    The Consent of Silence
    Richard Notkin
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    Broken Shoe/Pink Silk
    Victoria Christen

Undergraduate Campus

The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) hosts one of the largest arts-related conferences in the world, with over 5,000 ceramic scholars, educators, students, studio artists, curators, and collectors attending. Portland-area galleries, museums, and colleges will host over 100 exhibitions from March 22–25.

The art department at Lewis & Clark College is hosting five of these exciting exhibitions featuring some of the finest artists working in clay today. The opening reception is Thursday, March 23, 5 to 9 p.m. Lobby of Fields Center for the Arts and Foyer of Albany Quadrangle. 

The on-campus exhibitions are showing at:

  • The Hoffman Gallery

Bay Area Clay: A Legacy of Social Consciousness
Featuring artists who are expressing themes of the human condition reflected in social and political concerns of our time. The exhibition includes internationally recognized artists Arthur Gonzalez, Michelle Gregor, Marc Lancet, Richard Notkin, Mark Messenger, Lisa Reinertson, Richard Shaw, Ehren Tool, Monica Van den Dool, Stan Welsh, and Wanxin Zhang.

Imaginary Border: Ceramics as a Transcultural Language
Featuring ceramics work by artists from Chile, the United States, Brazil, Jamaica, Japan, and Venezuela, who have contributed to the development of the Chilean Curaumilla Art Center. For these artists, Curaumilla serves as an invisible edge, where our humanity engages our spirit through learning, sharing, and creating art.

  • Smith Hall

Resident Artists of the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts
Highlighting the sculptural and functional ceramic work of 30 emerging and established artists from around the world.

  • Miller

Peaks and Valleys, a Ceramic Installation by Amanda Salov
Serving as a metaphor for systems that are reliant on their counterparts, this is an installation comprised of many small, hand-modeled porcelain forms.

  • The Arnold Gallery, Fields

The Recent Work of Portland Artists Victoria Christen, Thomas Orr, and Ted Vogel

Event Cost

Free.
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