Sights and Ceramics Minneapolis • Table of Contents
On the cover: Clockwise from top left: Birdie Boone’s berry bowl (courtesy of Northern Clay Center), Peter Christian Johnson’s Lava and Ice (courtesy of NCECA), Warren MacKenzie’s teapot (courtesy of Northern Clay Center), and Nathan Willever’s yunomi grouping (photo: John Carlano).
6 Transportation and Parking
Need to get around Minneapolis? 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 Artstream Nomadic Gallery
14 Spinning Earth Gallery
14 Gandee Gallery
16 Red Lodge Clay Center
16 The Clay Studio
18 Northern Clay Center
20 Eutectic Gallery
22 Objective Clay
24 Kansas City Urban Potters
Artists who are demonstrating techniques and presenting their research as part of NCECA’s conference programming share thoughts on their studio practice.
26 Aysha Peltz
28 Kukuli Velarde
30 Torbjørn Kvasbø
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.
32 Naomi Clement
34 Emily Nickel
36 TJ Erdahl
38 Michael Terra
40 Mark Shapiro
44 Remembering Warren MacKenzie
by Sandy Simon
Reflecting on the life and influence of Warren MacKenzie in Minnesota and beyond.
Coming to Minneapolis early or staying late? Ready to have some fun? See what attractions the area has to offer.
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).
51Selected Exhibition Receptions
Find out which venues are planning to host receptions each night.
52 Maps: Selected Minneapolis 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.
52 Greater Minneapolis Area Exhibitions and Restaurants
54 Central Minneapolis Exhibitions and Restaurants
59 St.Paul Area Exhibitions and Restaurants