PASSAGES: NCECA 2021
March 18 - 23, 2021
to purchase artwork from this exhibition contact :
David C Smith - firstname.lastname@example.org
6936 Madisonville Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45227
Press Release 2/25/2021
Eisele Gallery hosts new exhibition for 55th Annual NCECA Conference
(Cincinnati, Ohio) - For the 55th Annual NCECA Conference (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) the Eisele Gallery will present Passages a 3-person exhibition featuring the ceramic artwork of Chaz Martinsen (MD), Corey Jefferson (IN) and Steve Jaskowak (NJ). The exhibition will be open to the public at Eisele Gallery from Thursday, March 18th – Saturday March 20th, 2021. The gallery will host an artist reception on Friday, March 19th, 3pm-8pm and a virtual reception with the NCECA conference from 8pm-9pm. The online exhibition will be on view at www.eiselefineart.com from Wednesday, March 17th – Sunday March 21st, 2021.
The three classically trained ceramic artists have over 50 years of experience between them. The artists will be working with 3 different construction and firing genres, ranging from low fire, effects glazes to mid-range atmospheric soda firings and the natural process of raku. From sculptural thrown to slip cast to 3D printed, the work spans timeless ceramic traditions. The three artists are influenced by their life experiences and regional environments from the west coast, east coast and Midwest. The identities of these artists represent a range of race, age and background. This diversity informs the process, subject and meaning in each artist’s work. The artists will present works created during 2020 pandemic and beyond.
Reception Date: Friday, March 19th, 3pm-8pm, Virtual reception from 8pm-9pm.
Public Hours: Wednesday – Friday 12pm-6pm Saturday: 10am-3pm
All other times: By appointment
Please practice social distancing and wear a mask while visiting the gallery.
Private viewing of the exhibition and additional artworks can always be arranged by appointment.
MISSION: The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts advances creation, teaching and learning through clay in the contemporary world. Ceramic art connects us to physical and cognitive experiences that foster environments of cultural equity, diversity, access, and inclusion.
VISION: NCECA will convene and engage people who care about ceramic art and education to cultivate learning, leadership, and excellence throughout the field. Building on transformative relationships regionally, nationally, and globally, NCECA will expand awareness of and deepen appreciation for the vitality and vibrancy of ceramic art, teaching and learning within our technologically influenced world.
NCECA promotes and improves the ceramic arts through education, community-building, research and creative inspiration, offering programs, events and publications to support the field and communities in which we work. NCECA’s broad interests are shaped by artists, students, individual and corporate patrons, gallery owners, museum curators, and providers of ceramic arts-related products and services. As a dynamic, member-driven organization, NCECA is flexible in its program development, international in its perspective and responsive to the changing needs of its constituency.
About Eisele Gallery:
Eisele Gallery, located in Cincinnati, Ohio has long been recognized as one of the most respected fine art galleries in the Midwest. The gallery features a large selection of Traditional and Contemporary artwork. They also work with museum quality estates and collections. Eisele Gallery’s renowned exhibition program fosters excellence within artistic practice, while promoting both emerging established nationally and internationally recognized artists.
Phone: (513) 791-7717
New Location: 6936 Madisonville Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45227
(Located off Wooster Pike/Rt.50 in the Village of Mariemont)
Public Hours: Wednesday – Friday 12pm-5pm Saturday: 10am-3pm
All other times: By appointment
Admission: Eisele Gallery is free and open to the public
Parking: Free parking in lot located behind gallery
David C. Smith