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Laguna Clay Company at the 44th ANNUAL NCECA CONFERENCE
Theme: INDEPENDENCE
March 31-April 3, 2010 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Convention Center | 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107


Laguna Clay Company NCECA 2010
Laguna Clay Company NCECA 2010
Laguna Clay Company NCECA 2010
Laguna Clay Company NCECA 2010
Laguna Clay Company NCECA 2010

"This so-called 'literary' side of the craft, this storytelling... has been my primary impulse or inspiration... But if tiles could tell no story, inspire or teach nobody, and only serve to produce aesthetic thrills, I would have stopped making them long ago."
- Henry Chapman Mercer

     
 
     
Tell-Tale Tiles and Fractured Fantasies
 
Tell-Tale Tiles and Fractured Fantasies
Friday, March 19 - Monday, April 19, 2010

Opening Reception: Friday, March 19, 6:00-9:00 pm
Henry Chapman Mercer Lecture: Tuesday, March 30, 6:30 pm
NCECA Reception: Thursday, April 1, 5:00-8:00 pm

Tell-Tale Tiles & Fractured Fantasies (TTTFF)explores contemporary
tile making and ceramic mosaic as a story-telling medium in the
spirit of artists Henry Chapman Mercer and Isaiah Zagar. Juried by
renowned ceramicist Susan Tunick, this national exhibition will feature
over 60 tile and mosaic works with powerful and socially meaningful
statements. TTTFF is hosted by Philadelphia's Magic Gardens in
partnership with the Tile Heritage Foundation. The award-winning
artists are pictured on front clockwise from the top left: Shanna Fliegel
Pastime Near a Rigorously Modern, Ashley Gray Self-Portrait, Shawn
Newton Best Friends, Edwin Mighell Polar Bear & Inupiaq Girl.

This exhibition was generously sponsored by:
$1000 "Exhibition Hosting" Sponsor LATICRETE International, Inc.
$1000 "Best in Show Prize" donated anonymously
$750 "Second Prize" THF, PMG
$500 "Third Prize" NS Ceramic, Inc.
$250 "THF Prize" The Chicago Mosaic School
$250 "Spirit of Mercer Prize" selected by Vance Koehler AMACO
$250 "Spirit of Zagar Prize" selected by Isaiah Zagar Ed Pawlack Tile
$500 "NCECA Reception" Solar Antique Tiles
Exhibition Hosting Promotion Laguna Clay Company
Exhibition Raffle Paragon Industries, L.P.
   
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