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The State of Clay: Why Ceramics Matter in 2017

October 12, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association presents “The State of Clay: Why Ceramics Matter in 2017.” This panel discussion will feature regional ceramists and potters discussing their work, contemporary ceramics, ceramics education, and experiences at the 2017 NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) conference in Portland, OR, as well as what to look forward to at the 2018 conference in Pittsburgh, PA.


Brian Grow- Torpedo Factory, Workhouse Arts Center
Susan Greenleaf– Torpedo Factory, Greenbridge Pottery
Cass Johnson- Executive Director, District Clay Center
Allison Severance- Allison Severance Pottery
Blair Meerfeld– Chairman of The Art League Ceramics Department
Julia Walther– Red Dirt Studios

Moderated by Joan Ulrich– Torpedo Factory, Workhouse Arts Center


October 12, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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