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Celebration of Clay 2023

Celebration of Clay Graphic

Friday's opening reception was packed and animated. 

The clay work is spectacular and there is much to see.  The awards given are as follows:

Best in Show goes to Luisa Baldinger for her double walled vessel.

Merit Award went to Judy Nelson-Moore for her Basket of Thoughts.

Merit Award went to Brianna Rickson for her brown and gold platter.

Merit Award went to Greta Ruis for her twisting sculpture.

Arita Porcelain Award went to Richard Orlando for his red and white tea set.

Coyote Clay Color Award went to Andrea Hegeman for her red vase.

For an enjoyable half hour go see for yourself.

Gallery Hózhó in Chaco Hotel

 2000 Bellamah Ave NW, across from the Sawmill Market

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Albuquerque Empty Bowls Returns after Nine years.

Saturday, October 28th 2023

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2023 NMPCA Workshop:

Presented by

James Watkins

August 18-20, 2023    - -  It was a great workshop educational

and a fun time at Ghost Ranch.

Images of the event. 

The goals of the New Mexico Potters and Clay Artists are to promote excellence and creativity in the clay arts, and to further their understanding and appreciation throughout New Mexico. To support these goals, we foster educational programs, arrange exhibition opportunities, and provide a communication forum for the exchange of ideas, information and inspiration. 

We are a statewide organization with member in Taos, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Cuba, Las Cruces and throughout the state.  

NMPCA is a 501c3 organization. | Our Mailing Address:  PO Box 26811, Albuquerque, NM 87125

We call ourselves the NMPCA!

Since 1974

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