Northern Clay Center


Eleven McKnight Artists

Main Gallery & Galusha Gallery

In 2021, the Center’s annual McKnight Artist exhibition will provide the unique opportunity to view a comprehensive installation featuring works by 2019 and 2020 recipients of the McKnight Artist Fellowship for Ceramic Artists and the McKnight Artist Residency for Ceramic Artists.

The full list of participating artists in Eleven McKnight Artists is Ted Adler, Pattie Chalmers, Rebecca Chappell, Kelly Connole, Andrea Leila Denecke, Alessandro Gallo, Guillermo Guardia, Brad Menninga, Marcelino Puig-Pastrana, Hidemi Tokutake, and Leandra Urrutia.


Ceramic Classes for Adults & Kids

We offer virtual and in person (as safety allows) classes for clay lovers of all ages and aptitudes. Never touched clay before? Try Land of Round Pots. Long-time ceramic artist looking for new skills? Check out our Special Topics Classes. Is a kid in your life missing after school programs? Yep, we’ve got a class for that too.

Shop Ceramics

We add new pots from the country’s most exciting makers to our online sales gallery every week so that you can keep your collection current and find great handmade gifts for your loved ones.

Shop most recent additions.

Check out our monthly Featured Artist show.

Pick up a piece from our secondary market sale.


Grants, Residencies, & Studios

Artist Studios

Grants and Residencies

Grant Program Alumni


In the Galleries

August Featured Artists

August 3 – 29, 2021
Sales Gallery
Nathan Bray, Karin Kraemer, Gruchalla Rosetti Pottery, Will Swanson


Let’s get clay in your community

Northern Clay Center’s ClayToGo outreach program brings the ceramic arts into the community! Whether at a school, library, senior living facility, adult day center, or summer camp, NCC can bring the materials and teaching artists with clay expertise to your location!