NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) is hosting their 53rd annual conference, Claytopia, in Minneapolis from March 27-30. Claytopia will engage regional, national and international artists, thinkers, curators, educators and students in the ceramic arts.
In conjunction with the NCECA conference taking place in the Twin Cities this March, The Minnetonka Center for the Arts is presenting three exhibits featuring ceramics, with a special emphasis on Minnesota potters.
At the Minnetonka Center for the Arts
Exhibitions on view March 11–April 4
Reception: Thursday, March 28, 6:00–9:30 p.m.
Warren MacKenzie + John Reeve: Kindred Spirits
Highlights two great proponents of the Mingei aesthetic: lifelong friends, Warren MacKenzie (1924-2018), the American studio pottery legend and John Reeve (1929–2012), itinerant beat potter. Curated by LaiSun Keane, Lucy Lacoste and Nora Vaillant.
Lost & Found: Reitz + Gustin Collaborations
Bridging between solitary and collaborative accomplishments, the exhibition will highlight a selection by each artist, and five of the “Lost Works” posthumous collaborations. Don Reitz (1929-2014) and Chris Gustin. Curated by Peter Held.
At Ridgedale Center
Partners in Art Exhibition on view March 15–April 19
Clay. Here. Now.
A curated selection of ceramic art, from functional to sculptural, celebrating the vitality and variety of Minnesota ceramic artists’ work, displayed throughout Ridgedale Center.