Mar
25
to Mar 31

Staff Infection

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Northern Clay Center itself has long been considered a utopic place in which an individual can learn, share, grow, contribute, heal, and work. For over 27 years, we too have played a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of clay in the Twin Cities, across the great state of Minnesota, and increasingly across the country. Inside our walls and out into the greater world, our efforts to advance the ceramic arts for artists, learners, and the community have been made possible for so many years by the efforts of dozens and dozens of loyal, talented, and creative individuals who have served as staff members of Northern Clay Center. This exhibition pays homage to the very individuals who have helped to make NCC what it is today, a Claytopia, and we proudly present select current work from staff members who’ve served the organization in the calendar year leading up to NCECA 2019.

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Mar
24
to Mar 31

Directly Playful

Directly Playful features the work of ten artists whose lively approach to making defines their work and processes. In July 2017, James Davis, Amanda Dobbratz, Rachel Donner, Bebe Federmann, Yoonjee Kwak, Didem Mert, Arlynn Nobel, Ronan Peterson, Carla Prinster, and Koen Vrij lived and worked together in residence at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts. During the residency, the artists collaborated on numerous pieces, pushing their work in new directions and exploring unfamiliar possibilities. This exhibition highlights their playful experimentations and collaborations.

Watershed’s open-concept studio encourages artists to constantly communicate and share ideas during their time together. Hours spent side-by-side in the studio provided the participants with the opportunity to push their work in new and often unfamiliar directions. Inspired by the creative momentum that developed at Watershed, the artists will continue working together on collaborative and independent pieces for this exhibition.

Directly Playful embodies the transformative impact of sharing space and time with other artists during a residency. The show will underscore how the artists’ working processes evolved or were influenced by the connections they made at Watershed. In addition to ceramic pieces, the exhibition will also include a book of sketches generated by the artists. The book will enable viewers to gain a better understanding of how their ideas evolved throughout the collaboration process.  

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Dec
1
11:00 AM11:00

ACC Craft Bash

A showcase of more than 70 Minnesota makers, artisanal eats, live glassblowing, and hands-on experiences. Two local artist collectives are also working with the American Craft Council to curate this stunning show that features a wide representation of Minnesota’s best makers. 

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Red Handed Invitational
May
18
to Jun 25

Red Handed Invitational

Red Handed Invitational, an exhibition celebrating ceramic artists who work primarily with red earthenware clay.  The invitational takes place May 18 – June 25, 2018.  The opening reception coincides with the Red Handed: Low Fire/High Iron Clay Symposium, taking place at The Clay Lady’s Campus in Nashville, TN, May 25-27, 2018.  The Red Handed Invitational will showcase a wide variety of ceramic artists with their own unique approaches to utilizing red earthenware to make their expressive and exciting ceramic vessels and objects.

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Hip Pop program at American Craft Show - St Paul
Apr
19
to Apr 22

Hip Pop program at American Craft Show - St Paul

Hip Pop is an ACC-juried showcase of top emerging talent that provides a pathway for early-career artists into our established, competitive craft shows. With lower-cost shared booths, extensive exhibitor support, and show award opportunities, this program gives emerging artists an unparalleled opportunity to grow their clientele and careers. Artists may enroll in the program for up to three years.

Hip Pop booths are placed across the show floor at all our 2018 shows, allowing guests to discover them on their shopping journey.

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Feb
3
to Feb 28

February Featured Artist

I'll be showing a new romantical body of work for this Valentine's Show, new forms include wine goblets, brandy snifters, candlesticks, and trinket boxes. Other featured artists include wood carver David Ekdahl and painter DC Ice.

Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, February 3 from 5 - 7 pm.

 

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SooVAC's Artists' Holiday Shop
Dec
1
to Dec 24

SooVAC's Artists' Holiday Shop

Show Runs:
December 1 – December 24

Celebrate and support one of Minnesota's most important natural resources our talented artists by shopping local this holiday season. This will be the sixth year of one of the Twin Cities most beloved local artists' holiday shops, that always promises unique and varied offerings.

The shop will be open December 1 - December 24. Hours: Wed 11am-5pm, Thurs-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat-Sun 11am-4pm

Featuring art by: Kevin Beaudin, Anna Biedenbender, Amy Crickenberger, Jennifer Davis, Amanda Dobbratz, Preston Drum, Christi Furnas, Ruthann Godollei, Camille Hempel, Sophia Hill, Madi Rae Holler, Kate Iverson, Caitlin Karolczak, Reggie LeFlore, BrieAnna Lindquist, Allegra Lockstadt, Louisa Loupod, Rebecca Jo Malmstrom, Jeremy McCarthy, Paula McCartney, Gillian McLaughlin, Shawn McNulty, Jane Moccia, Britt Omann, Terrence Payne, Alex M. Petersen, Kimberly Tschida Petters, Amy Rice, Robyne Robinson, Alanna Stapleton, Martine Sticha, Jared Tuttle, Joni Van Bockel, Russ White, Tom Wixo, and Dustin Yager.

Our artists holiday shop features art and gifts from Minnesota artists and makers. From prints to paintings, jewelry to sculpture- make SooVAC’s Local Artists your one stop holiday shop! This is shopping you can feel good about.

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American Craft Show - San Francisco
Aug
4
to Aug 6

American Craft Show - San Francisco

  • Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture (map)
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I'm really excited to haul my pots to San Francisco to join the American Craft Show in August. I had so much fun at the St. Paul show meeting customers and other artists, aaannndd, I've never been to California! Join me in booth 135 with ceramic artists Autumn Higgins and Minu Oh, fashion designer Jamie Lau, milliner Celina Kane, and jeweler Dominique Bereiter.

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Directly Play(ful)
Jul
2
to Jul 19

Directly Play(ful)

  • Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts (map)
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I can't even believe that this is a real thing I get to do! Anyway, if you're in Maine, come and see me at Watershed!!!

Session Leader: Didem Mert

With: Ronan Peterson, Yoonjee Kwak, Ian Childers, Rachel Donner, Mike Cinelli, Amanda Dobbratz, James Davis, and Kurt Anderson

During discussions, collaborations, and field trips designed to help participants find inspiration in their surroundings, artists will investigate how a sense of play inspires and guides their process. This 2.5 week session includes Watershed’s signature summer event, Salad Days, on Saturday, July 8.

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Jul
1
to Jul 31

Asher Gallery

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I will be sending work to Houston to the Asher Gallery at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. More info to follow.

https://www.crafthouston.org/shop/asher-gallery/

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Featured Artist
Jun
3
to Jun 25

Featured Artist

Come and check out some large lovely vases and a completely new range of tiles, this June, at Gallery 360 in South Minneapolis. I'll be filling a front window for Jamie Lang's solo show Urban VestigesThe exhibition opens June 3 from 7 - 10 pm and runs through July 9.

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Fogelberg, Anonymous Potter, and Red Wing Artists Exhibition
Jan
13
to Feb 26

Fogelberg, Anonymous Potter, and Red Wing Artists Exhibition

Join me to celebrate the end of my residency at the Northern Clay Center. The exhibition will feature Fogelberg Studio Fellows, Megan Mitchell and Josh Woof, and Anonymous Potter Studio Fellows, Pat Barnick and me:).

The exhibition runs in tandem with Three Jerome Artists, featuring the work of Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grants, Bianka Groves, Brady McLearen, and Elizabeth Pechacek.

It's gonna be effin great.

We'll be doing short artist talks on Friday, January 13 at 4 pm. The opening reception follows at 6 pm.

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Minneapolis Craft Market
Dec
4
10:00 AM10:00

Minneapolis Craft Market

The second of two holiday markets I'm participating in this season. Check it out!

Every Sunday, November 20 through December 18, Minneapolis Craft Market and Linden Hills Farmers Market will come together to host the very best craftspeople, artisan food producers, and ready-to-eat food makers the North has to offer. Guests will be able to shop a fabulous and well-rounded selection of over 50 different vendors every Sunday. 

The market will take place in the greenhouses at Sunnyside Gardens alongside their huge Christmas tree lot, making it the Twin Cities' most charming one-stop shop for unique holiday gifts, decadent gourmet treats, and winter home and garden decor. 

PARTICIPATING CRAFT VENDORS 12/4:
14 Gauge
Amanda Dobbratz
Amelia & Holly's
AnnMade in Minnesota
Apothicare
blue egg farmstore
Body Bliss
City Stone Studio
Clay Panther Ceramics
Elise Estrada Metals
Foster Art Company
Gitchi Gami Body Co
Handmade by Kristina
HollyTree Studios
Local Motion
mandybymandy
Samantha Longley Clay
scot j lehmann
Scrappy Products, Inc.
Stone and Stem
Strey Designs
sudify
Trinket Foundry
TRUE ETHIC
Urbain

PARTICIPATING FOOD VENDORS (list coming soon!)

Together, we'll deck the stalls to make this the best holiday market the Twin Cities has ever seen!

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The White Page December Artist Market
Dec
3
to Dec 4

The White Page December Artist Market

Two-day sale at a great gallery in South Minneapolis-- really interesting artists too, with a lean toward ceramics.

:: December 3rd & 4th 1-6pm ::

Participating Vendors
Jess Buns
Crystal Quinn
Emily Floyd *Sunday only
Ginny Sims *Sunday only
Viska Casey Deming
Erin Smith *goods will be sold by TWP
Jess Hirsch
Glitter Pitts
Mark Schoening
Miles Taylor
Audra Smith
Erin Paradis
True Terre
Amanda Dobbratz
Auslandish
Daniel Jaffe
Jonathan Kaiser
Alexis Stiteler
Alanah Luger-Guillaume
Rebecca Spangenthal
Zoey Melf

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SooVAC's Artists Holiday Shop
Dec
2
to Dec 30

SooVAC's Artists Holiday Shop

I'm very excited to be participating in SooVAC's Artists Holiday Shop!

Celebrate and support one of Minnesota's most important natural resources our talented artists by shopping local this holiday season.
The shop will be open December 2- December 30. 
Hours: Wed 11-5, Thurs-Fri 11-7, Sat-Sun 11-4

Featuring art by: Anna Ault, Ashley Barlow, Leslie Barlow, Anna Biedenbender, Becca Bolks, Boxy Mouse, Bruno Press, Tara Costello, Amy Crickenberger Oeth, Jennifer Davis, Amanda Dobbratz, Christi Furnas, Toni Gallo, Mary Gibney, Christopher Harrison, Jim Hittinger, Madi Rae Holler,
Nick Howard, Dawn Hutton, ­ Dmalia Designs, Kate Iverson,
Mary Johnson, Caitlin Karolczak, Lindsay Keating, 
KoonYai Studio, Allegra Lockstadt, Amy Jo¹s Handmade, 
DuckieUglings, Paula McCartney, The Bitter Buffalo,
Shawn McNulty, Gumball Collective, Jane Moccia,
Terrence Payne, Liz P, Jesse Purvey, Amy Rice, ROX by
Robyne Robinson, Elaine Rutherford, Lindsay Splichal,
Jared Tuttle, Lunalux, Kevin Vi, Weshopamano Ceramics,and
Dustin Yager and more....

Our artists holiday shop features art and gifts from Minnesota artists and makers. From prints to paintings, jewelry to sculpture- make SooVAC’s Local Artists your one stop holiday shop! This is shopping you can feel good about. 
The shop is open December 2- December 31. 
Hours: Wed 11-5, Thurs-Fri 11-7, Sat-Sun 11-4

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Minneapolis Craft Market
Nov
27
10:00 AM10:00

Minneapolis Craft Market

I'm so excited to be taking part in the Linden Hills Holiday Market hosted by Minneapolis Craft Market and Linden Hills Farmers Market. Here's some more info about the who, what, where, and when:

Every Sunday, November 20 through December 18, Minneapolis Craft Market and Linden Hills Farmers Market will come together to host the very best craftspeople, artisan food producers, and ready-to-eat food makers the North has to offer. Guests will be able to shop a fabulous and well-rounded selection of over 50 different vendors every Sunday. 

The market will take place in the greenhouses at Sunnyside Gardens alongside their huge Christmas tree lot, making it the Twin Cities' most charming one-stop shop for unique holiday gifts, decadent gourmet treats, and winter home and garden decor. 

PARTICIPATING CRAFT VENDORS 11/27:
14 Gauge
Amanda Dobbratz
Apothicare
Art Project
Bella Mi' Handmade Jewelry
blue egg farmstore
Body Bliss
BODYLISH
Fair Anita
FOAT Design
Jeff Ambroz Art
Jessica Matrasko Jewelry
JoeLuc Jewelry
Karen Morris Millinery
Local Motion
Northern Bound Books
Perpetually au Courant
Scrappy Products, Inc.
Shimmering Carbon
Stella sparrow design
sudify
Things by Nicole
Trinket Foundry
Troo
WhatKnotShop

PARTICIPATING FOOD VENDORS (list coming soon!)

Together, we'll deck the stalls to make this the best holiday market the Twin Cities has ever seen!

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Northern Clay Center Holiday Exhibition
Nov
20
to Dec 29

Northern Clay Center Holiday Exhibition

I'm very proud to be included in this year's Holiday Exhibition at Northern Clay Center!

In addition to the ~60 year-round artists, 24 additional invited artists will have work in the exhibition for your gifting needs.

Visit the NCC website for a full list of included artists and to shop online. http://www.northernclaycenter.org/exhibition/holiday-sale-and-exhibition

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