NCECA 360 Podcast

The NCECA 360 podcast is the official podcast for the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts. Our biweekly podcast will feature ceramic news, information, interviews with artists, and exclusive NCECA Conference coverage.
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Dec 9, 2015

For this episode of NCECA 360 we have a panel discussion from our two thousand thirteen conference in Seattle, WA. You will hear Tip Toland, Patti Warashina and Wally Bivins discuss making substantial and meaningful art. The wide ranging conversations looks at the role of passion, conviction and commitment in nurturing and maintaining an artist’s spirit over a lifetime of creative activity.


As a quick point of reference Richard Notkin was scheduled to be on this panel but unfortunately could not be in attendance that day. He was missed and as you will hear was spoken of fondly during the event. Both Richard Notkin and Patti Warishina will be featured as demonstrators for the 2016 NCECA conference in Kansas City, MO. For more information on these artists, or to register for the conference please visit

Nov 12, 2015

On today's episode of NCECA 360 we have a special presentation of Clay Stories from our Two Thousand fifteen conference in Providence,RI. Curated by Steven Branfman and Owen Dearing Clay Stories features ceramic artists telling true stories in front of a live audience at our yearly NCECA conference. If you are a fan of the story telling podcasts the Moth Radio Hour or Risk you are going to love this episode. Today you will hear Ron Roy, Debra Chronister, Robin Hopper and a handful of other storytellers talk about the moments that challenge and inspire their lives in clay.


If you would like to participate in a Clay Stories event at the 2016 Kansas City conference please pitch your five-minute story at The deadline for this year’s submission is January 21st 2016. For more information about NCECA 360, or the programming NCECA has to offer please visit

Oct 14, 2015

Moderator Adam Field talks with the 2015 Emerging Artists about their professional development and the difficulty of maintaining an authentic voice in a vast ocean of social media. The discussion includes Rachel Garceau, Andrew Casto, Kelly O’Briant, Roberto Lugo and Joanna Powell. The discussion was recorded at the 2015 NCECA conference in Providence, RI. For more information on these artists, or the programming NCECA has to offer please visit

Sep 12, 2015

Ceramic artists Andy Brayman, Ayumi Horie, Alleghany Meadows and moderator Peter Beasecker present their panel “Studio Practice/ Entrepreneurial Attitude”. This presentation and discussion explores the actions of three artists that have applied high levels of creativity and risk in their own business and ceramic practice. Their approaches to creating a sustainable studio are as unique and diverse as their artwork, speaking to the multitude of opportunities available to today’s creative business owners.


For more information on these artists, or the programming NCECA has to offer please visit