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Over the last fifty years, northern Indiana has cultivated a strong ceramic tradition through local colleges and universities, established professional artists studios, a community of devoted hobbyists, and a desire to make Michiana a destination for the ceramic arts.

Find out more who we are, what we do, and how you can connect.

About Us

Learn more about the Northern Indiana Clay Alliance’s history, its present, and where we hope to go.

Become a Member

Learn more about our membership opportunities.

Sign-up for our Newsletter

Our quarterly newsletter details NICA events, highlights members, and more.

Our Programming

From the Michiana Pottery Tour to annual scholarship awards, NICA offers opportunities for everyone.

Meet our Board of Directors

NICA has a governing board comprised of artists, business people, and stakeholders.


NICA has various events and programming throughout the year. View our annual calendar for more information.

Member of the Month: Seth Green

Seth Green is an Assistant Professor of Ceramics at Purdue University Fort Wayne (PFW), in Fort Wayne, IN. He received a MFA in Ceramics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a BA in Art from Southern Utah University. He has worked at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village, Colorado and has been an artist-in-residence at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana. Before Joining the faculty at PFW, Seth taught ceramics at Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky where he was promoted to Associate Professor. Seth actively exhibits his ceramic vessels on the national and international levels, in solo, invitational, and juried exhibitions. His work is represented by the Clay Studio of Philadelphia and the Companion Gallery in Humboldt, TN. 

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