Alumni + Academy Events

Alumni + Academy Events

Join Academy alumni for a happy hour meet-up, held in conjunction with the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Conference in Portland. All local Academy alumni, as well as alumni in town for the conference, are encouraged to attend. New Ceramics Artist-in-Residence Ian McDonald will be attending, so please stop by and introduce yourself!

Special thanks to our co-hosts, Lindsey Dezman (Ceramics ’14) and John Cline (Architecture ’07). Please RSVP via this link.

Thursday, March 23 @ 5-7pm

2880 Southeast Gladstone Street
Portland, OR 97202
Cash bar

After the meet-up, walk over to Bolster Design to see a new exhibition featuring Academy alumni:

@ Bolster Design

3383 SE 20th Ave.
Portland, OR 97202
Featuring Joshua Clark (Ceramics ’15), Bowie Croisant (Ceramics ’14), Michiko Murakami (Ceramics ’15), Andrew O’Mara (3D Design ’14), and Victoria Shaheen (Ceramics ’13).


We hope you can join us! If you have any questions about the event, please contact

Many alumni are exhibiting in and around the conference- we are posting them on our website as we learn about them! If you are showing during NCECA, please send us the information at!

See Exhibitions

Alumni events and meet-ups are typically held in conjunction with these conferences and events:
American Craft Council Conference
Art Basel Miami
College Art Association (CAA) Conference
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Conference
Society for Photographic Education (SPE) Conference

Interested in hosting an alumni gathering? If you’d like to bring together alumni during a conference, exhibition, or other special occasion, please let us know by sending an email to We’d be happy to try and help you coordinate something!

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