Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists is a professional organization that supports women ceramic artists in Minnesota. MNWCA provides its members opportunities for exhibiting, networking and mentoring throughout their ceramic careers. MNWCA also furthers the creative and professional development of its members.
 

About Us

History
Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists was founded in 2009 by Colleen Riley as an outgrowth of the first Exhibition of Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists in 2008, an event Colleen also organized. Thank you, Colleen, and to all our charter members.

Mission
Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists is a professional organization that supports women ceramic artists in Minnesota. MNWCA provides its members opportunities for exhibiting, networking and mentoring throughout their ceramic careers. MNWCA also furthers the creative and professional development of its members.

Learn more about MNWCA Member Benefits and Opportunties - click here.

Goals for 2013

Promote MNWCA activities and opportunities

Support MNWCA mentoring program

Increase member website involvement

Provide semi-annual critique sessions

Provide workshops supporting creative and professional development six times a year

Coordinate social and networking opportunities six times a year

Provide a bi-annual exhibition alternating between members-only and juried artists.

Encourage members to develop and execute ideas for additional exhibition opportunities


Committees of volunteer MNWCA members have developed activities and deadlines to accomplish these goals. 
Note: current MNWCA Board member names noted are in italics.

Exhibitions Committee
Felice Amato
Kim Roth
Tonya Borgeson

Mentoring Program Committee 
Karen McPherson

Programs Committee
Elizabeth Coleman
Kate Christopher
Kip O'Krongly
Kristine Hites
Maia Homstad
Marion Angelica
Robyn Peterson

Public Relations Committee
Danielle Louden
Kathleen FitzGerald

Website Committee
Colleen Riley
Danielle Louden
Kathleen FitzGerald
Juliane Shibata
Marcia Paul

MNWCA Board:
President
Danielle Louden

Vice President
Amanda Dobbratz

Communications Chair/ MNWCA Founder
Colleen Riley

Secretary
Lynnea Schwieters

Treasurer
Bette Hart

Exhibitions Chair
Kimberlee Joy Roth

Programs Chair
Kip O'Krongly

Events Chair
Kristine Hites

Former Presidents:
Kathleen Fitzgerald
Colleen Riley


 
 
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