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Womxn of Alfred Exhibition at the 2022 NCECA Conference

Womxn of Alfred, an exhibition on view during the 2022 NCECA Conference, highlights mentorship, intersectional feminism, and empowerment through artworks by female/trans/femme graduate candidates and their faculty, Turner Teaching Fellow, and technicians at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred. Participants include Linda Sikora, Megan Smythe, Hannah Thompsett, Adero Willard, Javaria Ahmad, Margeaux Claude, Katie Fee, Noah Greene, Jackie Head, Jolie Ngo, Paige O’Toole, Rose Schreiber-Stainthorp, and Victoria Walton. 


Womxn of Alfred, an exhibition on view during the 2022 NCECA Conference, highlights mentorship, intersectional feminism, and empowerment through artworks by female/trans/femme graduate candidates and their faculty, Turner Teaching Fellow, and technicians at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred. Participants include Linda Sikora, Megan Smythe, Hannah Thompsett, Adero Willard, Javaria Ahmad, Margeaux Claude, Katie Fee, Noah Greene, Jackie Head, Jolie Ngo, Paige O’Toole, Rose Schreiber-Stainthorp, and Victoria Walton. 

The exhibition will be on view at the Mills Station Arts and Culture Center (The MACC) in Rancho Cordova, CA from March 3 - 19, 2022 with an opening reception on Thursday, March 17 from 5-9pm. The annual Alumni and Friends reception will take place at the venue on Friday, March 18 from 6-8pm.

The 56th Conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, entitled "Fertile Ground" will take place March 16-19, 2022. 

The annual conference provides opportunities to build and strengthen professional networks and experience lifelong learning with friends, colleagues, mentors, and students.

Fertile Ground invites us to gather around an expansive and inclusive table for continued sustenance and dialogue through ceramic art, teaching, and learning. Sacramento, California will be the hub for all things clay during the 2022 NCECA conference! 

Two other exhibitions will on view at the MACC during the conference:

2021 Archie Bray Foundation Resident Artists:The Archie Bray Foundation presents new work by the 2021 Residents Artists. Soojin Choi, Sydnie Jimenez, Uriel Caspi, Kristy Moreno, Yeh Rim Lee, Alessandro Gallo, Yeonsoo Kim, Candice Methe, and Kelsie Rudolph, Steven Young Lee. Curated by Maura Wright.

Beneath the Surface - Origin Stories. This show presents the non–figurative work of six women originating from different parts of the world. Each artist explores pertinent ideas using organic forms infused with diverse meanings. Ashwini Bhat, Bean Finneran,Babs Haenen, Eva Kwong, Lauren Mabry, and Elyse Pignolet. Curated by Nancy M. Servis.