2016 Ceramics Symposium Artists: 

Sergei Isupov, Lisa Clague, Liz Quackenbush, Roberto Lugo, Ayumi Horie, Steven Young Lee

Every two years, the Lawrence Arts Center hosts nationally recognized ceramicists in a symposium on topics central to the contemporary ceramics art world, offering an opportunity to interact with and observe ceramic artists working in the top of the field. During two days, this select group of artists demonstrate sculpting processes, wheel throwing, surface decoration and glazing; representing a diverse range of techniques and approaches to ceramic art in studios at the Arts Center while demonstrating their techniques and encouraging dialogue with the audience.
Register here: https://ada.lawrenceartscenter.org/classes/SP-SYMPOSIUM

This year, the Ceramics Symposium is part of the NCECA Pre-conference in Lawrence. The NCECA Conference is widely considered to be the world’s foremost event for the ceramics community. The event, which annually draws over 5,000 attendees from around the world, offers professional development, exhibitions, awards and community outreach. 2016 is the 50th annual conference and will be held in Kansas City, MO, March 16-19th, 2016.  Lawrence is proud to have been selected to host the NCECA Pre-conference from March 11-13th, 2016.