30th Annual California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art (CCACA 2018)

30th Annual California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art (CCACA 2018)

April 27 – April 29, 2018

Davis, CA

Festival & Conference Dates: Friday, April 27, 2018: 9 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 28: 10 a.m.–4:00 p.m.; Opening Reception, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 29: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

CCACA brings the ultimate ceramic sculpture event to Davis, CA from April 27th – April 29th, 2018. In an intimate setting, you can interact with top artists in a way not possible at other venues. UC Davis, home to the late sculptor Robert Arneson, was instrumental in defining a new direction for ceramic art. Enjoy delightful downtown Davis and be inspired by nationally recognized ceramic art talents.

With over 40 participating schools from throughout California, CCACA is one of the largest and most diverse ceramic events in Northern California. Demonstrations, lectures, student exhibitions—no other event delivers more inspired knowledge of ceramic sculpture for a better price. Meet face-to-face with distinguished ceramic sculptors you might only read about; see and hear from the artists what makes them top in their field. This is a chance to surround yourself with the top ceramic art and artists of today and the ideas of the artists of tomorrow.

Featured artists include En Iwamura, Shenny Cruces, Gerit Grimm, Kevin Snipes, Michelle Gregor, Mark Burns and Lisa Clague. Lectures, demonstrations, student exhibitions and student critiques Join us and be a part of the biggest ceramic event of 2018!

“This is the kind educational, intellectual event one expects from museums or universities, but which public institutions seem less and less able to provide.” – ARTWEEK

For more information, how to register and a complete schedule of events visit http://natsoulas.com/ccaca-2018/

Press Contact: Nancy Resler art@natsoulas.com 530-756-3938
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27th Annual California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art


May 1-May 3, 2015
CCACA,
the California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art,
celebrates its 27th year, presented by the John Natsoulas Center for the
Arts (521 First Street, Davis, CA) The conference takes place May 1-May
3, 2015.  
The
annual Ceramics Festival, hosted by the John Natsoulas Center for the
Arts, enters into its 27th year and continues to bring the leading
national and international ceramic artists to the Sacramento Valley for a
weekend of creative instruction and collaboration. This year’s
conference will feature captivating lectures and hands-on
demonstrations, participants will include Patti Warashina, Irina
Zayctevea, John Toki, Clayton Keyes, Chris Antemann, Beverly Mayeri, Shalene
Valenzuela, Esther Shimazu and many more. 
Artists and art lovers can interact with top artists in a way not possible at other venues. CCACA will be a weekend of demonstrations,
lectures, and art shows.  There is no other event that delivers more
inspired knowledge of ceramic sculpture for a better price.  
CCACA runs in conjunction with the annual 30 Ceramic Artists exhibition, from April 15 to May 16, 2015
Special
weekend showings will open Friday, May 1st and will run through Sunday,
May 3rd include free exhibitions of ceramic work by art students from
40 colleges and universities, as well as exhibitions of ceramic work by
well-known local artists at ten other Davis locations. Free shuttle
service will be provided to all exhibitions.
For schedule information or to register for the conference, please go to the CCACA website athttp://www.natsoulas.com
John Natsoulas Center for the Arts
521 First Street, Davis, CA 95618

26th Annual California Conference for the Advancement for Ceramic Arts (CCACA)

Jennifer Brazelton “Morocco” 29″x 14″ x8″ Multi- fired ceramic with sequins

This year’s conference is going to be held April 25-27th with the big opening reception night being April 25th. The 30 Ceramic Sculpture exhibition that runs throughout the month will run April 16-May 24, 2014.

This weekend long event will include demonstrations by famous artists Esther Shimazu, (local favorite) Donna Billick, Wesley Anderegg, Tom Arie Donch, Stephen Braun, Jennifer Brazelton, Arthur Gonzalez, John Toki and Kevin Snipes. There is also city wide art exhibitions by both professional and student artists. There will be over 45 shows throughout the city of Davis all within walking distance. The opening night which will include live music and refreshments at the various openings is a can’t miss event. It’s a great way to see master artists and rising stars of the ceramic art world. Below is a little more information and some images from the contributing artists.

CCACA 2014 brings the ultimate ceramic sculpture event to Davis, California. UC Davis, home to the late sculptor Robert Arneson, was instrumental in defining a new direction for ceramic art. In an intimate setting, you can interact with top artists in a way not possible at other venues. Enjoy delightful downtown Davis and be inspired by nationally recognized ceramic art talents. Demonstrations, lectures, and over 40 student exhibitions, no other event delivers more inspired knowledge of ceramic sculpture for a better price. In an intimate setting, you can interact with top artists in a way not possible at other venues. UC Davis, home to the late sculptor Robert Arneson, was instrumental in defining a new direction for ceramic art. Enjoy delightful downtown Davis and be inspired by nationally recognized ceramic art talents. Demonstrations, lectures, shows—no other event delivers more inspired knowledge of ceramic sculpture for a better price. Meet face-to-face with distinguished ceramic sculptors you might only read about; see and hear from the artists what makes them top in their field.”

Event Title California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Arts

April 25-27, 2014

John Natsoulas Center for the Arts

521 First Street, Davis, Ca 95618

www.natsouals.com

art@natsoulas.com

25th Annual California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art

April 26th – April 28th, 2013

“This is the kind educational, intellectual event one
expects from museums or universities, but which public institutions seem
less and less able to provide.” – ARTWEEK

CCACA brings the ultimate ceramic sculpture event to Davis, CA from
April 26 – April 28th, 2013. In an intimate setting, you can interact
with top artists in a way not possible at other venues. UC Davis, home
to the late sculptor Robert Arneson, was instrumental in defining a new
direction for ceramic art. Enjoy delightful downtown Davis and be
inspired by nationally recognized ceramic art talents.

Demonstrations, lectures, shows—no other event delivers more inspired
knowledge of ceramic sculpture for a better price. Meet face-to-face
with distinguished ceramic sculptors you might only read about; see and
hear from the artists what makes them top in their field.

45 Major Shows

Local gallery exhibitions and over 40 college shows bring the best work of the year within easy reach.

  • John Natsoulas Gallery’s 23rd annual 30 Ceramic Sculptors
  • The Artery’s California Clay Competition
  • The Davis Art Center
  • The Pence Gallery
  • Ceramics from UC Davis’s permanent collection, featuring Robert Arneson’s masterpiece, The Palace at 9 a.m.

These shows run concurrent with CCACA 2013. See all this and over 40
amazing student shows within a short walk. This is a chance to surround
yourself with the top ceramic art of today and the ideas of the artists
of tomorrow.

The following are the schools who participated in 2012: Academy of
Art University, American River College, Cabrillo College, California
College of the Arts, CSU Chico, CSU Fullerton, Chabot College, College
of Marin, College of the Redwoods, Cosumnes River College, Cypress
College, Davis High School, Delta College, Diablo Valley College,
Emerson Junior High School, Humboldt State College, Los Medanos,
Foothill College, Fresno State, Fresno City College, Mendocino Art
Center, Mendocino Junior College, Merritt College, Oregon School of Arts
and Crafts, Reedley College, Sacramento City College, Sacramento State,
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco State University, San Jose
State University, Santa Rosa Junior College, Sierra College, Sierra
Nevada College, Skyline College, Solano College, Sonoma State
University, Southern Oregon University, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, West
Valley College.

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