East & West Gallery

NCECA @ St. Kate's: 5 Special Conference Exhibitions & Events

St. Catherine University welcomes Claytopia. The 53rd annual conference for the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, March 27-30, 2019. Venues are located on the St. Catherine University Campus, 2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55105.

All exhibitions and events are free and open to the public.


Accumulation: New Work by Monica Rudquist & Judy Onofrio

Judy Onofrio, Coffer

Location:

Rudquist and Onofrio delve into new bodies of work addressing their shared interest in the assemblage of forms, material and space.

Hours (during the conference) for this exhibition:
Wednesday, 3/27 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, 3/28 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, 3/29 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday, 3/30 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Monica Rudquist, Conversation Bowls

Women Who Teach

Curated by Monica Rudquist

Anna Metcalf, Harvest Basket

Location:

Visual Arts Building, Second Floor

An invitational exhibition highlighting 22 female Minnesota clay artists whose practice expands the definition of teaching to include a variety of methods and venues. A mentee will show alongside each artist.

Hours (during the conference) for this exhibition:
Wednesday, 3/27 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, 3/28 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, 3/29 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday, 3/30 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ursula Hargens, Vase

St. Catherine University Student and Alumnae Exhibition

Elizabeth Cleary

Location:

Visual Arts Building, Lower Level

Hours (during the conference) for this exhibition:
Wednesday, 3/27 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, 3/28 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, 3/29 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday, 3/30 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


Ceramic Highlights from the St. Catherine University Fine Art Collection: Warren MacKenzie, Nan Bangs McKinnell & James McKinnell

Nan Bangs McKinnell, small vessel

Location:

Coeur de Catherine, Second Floor Atrium

This show explores the roles of artist-educators MacKenzie, Bangs McKinnell and McKinnell in the contemporary development of clay-making locally, regionally and nationally.

Hours (during the conference) for this exhibition:
Wednesday, 3/27 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, 3/28 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, 3/29 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday, 3/30 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Warren MacKenzie, lidded jar

The Wonder of Batchelder: Clay-inspired History of Our Lady of Victory Chapel at St. Catherine University

Location:

Our Lady of Victory Chapel, St. Catherine University

Guided Tours: Thursday, March 28, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

Self-guided Tours: March 25-29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

This tour offers an up-close look at tile maker Ernest Batchelder’s largest and most extensive commission in existence.