Sights & Ceramics Pittsburgh • Table of Contents
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On the cover: Red Vase by Beth Lo, 28 in. (46 cm) in height, porcelain, 2017. She can be seen in ORIENTED at Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 803 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, March 13-17
6 Transportation and Parking
Need to get around Pittsburgh? Check out your options, including ride hail, bicycle, bus, shuttle, and train.
10 Convention Center Floor Maps
Handy maps of the convention center buildings will help you get to where you want to go.
12 Gallery Expo
See images of work by artists represented by galleries and institutions participating in this year’s NCECA Gallery Expo.
12 The Nevica Project
12 Objective Clay
14 18 Hands Gallery
16 Lillstreet Art Center
18 Artstream Nomadic Gallery
20 Northern Clay Center
22 Eutectic Gallery
24 Gandee Gallery
Artists who are demonstrating techniques and presenting their research as part of NCECA’s conference programming share thoughts on their studio practice.
26 Joan Bruneau
28 Allesandro Gallo
32 Post-Conference Workshops
When NCECA wraps up, stick around for post-NCECA workshops by Marion Angelica and Joseph Sand at Fireborn Studios.
Artists participating in process-room demonstrations organized by NCECA share a few of their techniques to give you some background before or after attending the demos.
34 Alberto Veronica Lopez
36 Jamie Bates Slone
40 Jen Allen
42 Carlos Prado
44 Shalya Marsh
46 Shamai Sam Gibsh
48 Gunyoung Kim
50 NCECA Annual Exhibition
This year’s annual exhibition hosted by NCECA was curated by Winnie Owens-Hart and features work that explores this year’s conference theme: Visual Voices: Truth Narratives.
52 National Student Juried Exhibition
NCECA’s 2018 National Student Juried Exhibition was juried by Martina Lantin and Sam Harvey and features works made by undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate students.
54 NCECA’s 2018 Emerging Artists
Check out the work from this year’s NCECA Emerging Artists: Natalia Arbelaez, Adam Chau, Wade MacDonald, Janet Macpherson, Sara Parent-Ramos, and Andrew Stansbury.
56 Betty Woodman: An Icon Remembered
by Jeanne Quinn
Reflecting on the life and influence of Betty Woodman, respected ceramic artist, mentor, teacher, and “Ceramic Mom” to many.
58 Area Attractions
Coming to Pittsburgh early or staying late? Ready to have some fun? See what attractions the area has to offer.
60 Restaurant Recommendations
Hungry? We asked a few locals where they like to eat, and they gave us some mouth-watering options, featuring global cuisine. We’ve also added a few recommended breweries if you’re looking for places to socialize at night (or during the day, we won’t judge).
63 Selected Exhibition Receptions
Find out which venues are planning to host receptions each night.
64 Maps: Selected Pittsburgh Exhibitions
Get the lay of the land and plan your excursions to selected exhibitions and restaurants using these handy maps. For complete exhibitions listings, see NCECA’s conference program.
64 Greater Pittsburgh Area Exhibitions and Restaurants
66 Downtown Exhibitions and Restaurants
70 Eastern Pittsburgh Exhibitions and Restaurants
74 Selected Concurrent Exhibition Images