National Ceramics Conference – Here we come!

Wow!  First day of NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts)


So much to see, old friends to meet up with, lots of stories to hear and tell.  I love being with my people – fellow potters.  I was telling new found friends last night at dinner that even in the Pittsburgh airport as you walk the concourses, you can pick us out of a crowd.  No, I can’t define this but potters are unique interesting men and women.  (Not saying that those of you who are not, aren’t.  Just saying)
Yesterday, was all about getting acclimated to the convention center and exhibit hall.  I always see the Student K-12 Show first.  It makes me smile in amazement at the kid’s lack of fear and the talent.  Of course, the end artwork seen, is due to the talents of wonderful teachers dedicated to sharing information, ideas, and then gently pulling the creativity out of the young.
Here are a few pics: