H.O.T. Clay Meeting Minutes — February 26th, 2016!

H.O.T.Clay Meeting, February 26th, 2016

Meeting called by: Paige Ward

Note Taker: Senta Achée

Attendees: 11




Harn Opportunities

Trading Places – THANK YOU AILYNDA!

Spring Sale

NCECA Updates

– NCECA Student & Alumni Reunion

Visiting Artist: Holly Hughes Thank You

Visiting Artist: Patti Warashina

Ibrahim Lecture


Action Items:

We have a FACEBOOK page: H.O.T.Clay

We have an INSTAGRAM account: #ufhotclay

  • Take pictures of your work and post them/# them to our Instagram!
  • Please sign-up for snack team volunteering!
  • Go see the Trading Places show at Grinter Gallery!
  • Contact Paige if you are interested in helping to flyer for the Spring Sale!
  • Sign up for your shifts at the UF table at NCECA!



There are only three meetings left!

March 11th

March 25th

April 15th

Next meeting: February 11th, See you there!





Future Board of Directors – Information will be presented about these positions during our next meeting on March 11th, please attend this meeting if you are interested in discovering what your responsibilities may look like.


Thank you to everyone who participated in the Harn Family Day!


Access Art at the Harn Museum: are still interested in artists.

THE DEADLINE is: February 29th, 2016

Touch Tours for the visually impaired – If you have work that you feel is interesting for someone who is visually impaired to touch, apply for this opportunity! This is a great way to reach out to the community.


The exhibition will be on Saturday, March 12th from 11am – 2 pm.

Trading Places: at Grinter Gallery

A HUGE THANK YOU to Ailynda for all of her excellent organization and communication skills! This show would not have been so successful with her or everyone else who helped! So, Thank you all so much! The show looks great!

  • The opening reception will take place on March 11th from 7 – 9 pm.
  • FYI the opening of the graduates thesis show is the same night, Anna suggested that those who also attend this show to spread information about Trading Places, perhaps name tags that say “I am in Trading Places” as a conversation starter or just being simply verbal about its happening.


Spring Sale:

  • Location: Plaza of the Americas
  • Date: Monday, April 4th & Tuesday, April 5th,
  • The sale poster is well on its way to being completed. There are only a few font issues that need to be fixed.
  • Everyone likes the poster!
  • We need volunteers to help hang up posters! Lydia showed interest in participating in this activity, if you are interested in flyering please contact Paige.




  • In order to receive any reimbursement for expenses from H.O.T. Clay you MUST sign up for AT LEAST two shifts at the UF table and you MUST SHOW UP!
  • Be sure to check out NCECA.net to look at the program guide so your shift does not conflict with something your really want to see.


It is recommended that you bring a mini “pocket portfolio” to the conference.


The NCECA Student Alumni Reunion will be held on Thursday, March 17th from 5:30-7pm at Cleaver & Cork.


Visiting Artist: Holly Hughes

            Thank you Paige for bringing Holly Hughes! She had a really good time and spoke highly of our program and our ceramics community! J


Visiting Artist: Patti Warashina


            Wednesday, March 30th:

  • 8:30 Breakfast
  • 9am-12pm morning demonstration
  • 12-1pm potluck lunch in the studio
  • 1-4:30pm afternoon demonstration
  • 6pm artist lecture
  • Group Dinner after lecture

Thursday, March 31st:

  • 8:30 Breakfast
  • 9-11am Morning Demonstration
  • 11:30- 1pm Artist Break & Lunch
  • 1-5pm Student Critques
  • Group Dinner

Visiting Artist Lecture: Ibrahim

            We thought it would be a nice idea to have our exchange student Ibrahim come speak out his experience working in glass.

We suggested a meeting day and time of: March 25th, before our H.O.T. Clay meeting.

Motion: Christina

Second: Ariel

Yes: 11 No: 0 Abstain: 0

Location to be determined.


MFA Exhibition Opening:

            Date: March 11th from 7-9pm in the University Gallery!


Snack Team Volunteers:

We still need people to sign up to help set-up and break down the coffee and snack before and after meetings! Please fill in the blank spaces on the sign-up sheet located on the H.O.T. Clay board in the hallway!


Door prize goes to: Senta!


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