Meeting Minutes: March 25th, 2016

H.O.T.Clay Meeting, March 25th, 2016

Meeting called by: Paige Ward

Note Taker: Senta Achée

Attendees: 17



Spring 2017 Visiting Artist Nominations

Currents Exhibition Update

Visiting Artist Patti Warashina

Spring Sale

NCECA Receipts

Trading Places THANK YOU & Interviews

H.O.T. Clay Officer Elections


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!
  • Contact Paige if you are interested in helping to flyer for the Spring Sale!
  • Apply to the Currents exhibition!
  • Sign-up for Patti Warashina demonstration


There is only one meeting left!

April 15th




Nominations for Spring 2017 Visiting Artist: Nominees:

  • Ariel Bowman
    • Alessandro Gallo
    • Brian Sommerville
    • Lisa Clague
  • Paige Ward
    • Ann Currier
    • Sam Harvey: 10 votes
  • Adrienne Eliades
    • Russell Wrankle: 5 votes
    • April Felipe
    • Kensuke Yamada
  • Lydia Knowles
    • Walter McConnell
  • Bridget Fairbank
    • Bryan Czibesz
  • Stephanie Wilhelm:
    • Chris Miller
    • Arthur Gonzalez
  • Carin Sankus
    • Linda Lopez
    • Jeanne Quinn: 4 votes



Sam Harvey

Russell Wrankle

Jeanne Quinn


We hope to have a response from Sam Harvey by our next meeting on April 15th

Update on Currents Exhibition: APRIL 1st is the new deadline for submission!

  • Heather Mae Erikson is the juror!
  • The open call has been extended!
  • Tell your friends
  • Promote the new deadline! You can submit until April 1st!
  • There is a sign-up sheet to help distribute handbills, please see Bridget if you were unable to sign-up during our meeting
  • The theme this year is domestic design
  • The reception takes place in the architecture gallery
  • Acceptance notifications will be sent out on April 4th


If you have specific questions about this exhibit contact Bridget.


Visiting Artist: Patti Warashina


There is a sign-up sheet located on the H.O.T. Clay board to help with volunteering during Patti’s visit. Please take a look and sign-up!

  • Studio visit sign-ups will be posted on the H.O.T. Clay board soon.
  • Don’t forget to fill in what you will bring to the potluck!



            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


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. We are waiting to receive approval from our supervisors.
  • 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.
  • There will be a tabling sign-up sheet that will be posted up shortly.
  • Share this event on Facebook!
  • Ailynda has volunteered to print the poster, please help her flyer!



We need your receipts from NCECA! If you are a pregular and active participant in H.O.T. Clay activities you can be reimbursed for some of your expenses:

Hotel Accommodations

Conference Pass


Car Rental



Please turn in your receipts to Paige Ward with your NAME & PAYMENT INFORMATION by next Friday: April 1st

Be sure your Name and UFID# are written on the top of your receipts.


Trading Spaces: THANK YOU!

De-install crew, you did an amazing job! Thank you for all of the hard work!

There are interviews from the show with some of the artists here:


Lydia & Ailynda

Joey Nunez

Michelle Ettrick


Officer Elections:


President: Stephanie nominated Ariel Bowman for President:

All for: 17 No: 0 Abstain: 0

Vice President: Ariel nominated Carin Sankus for Vice President:

All for: 17 No: 0 Abstain: 0

Treasurer: Lydia nominated Ailynda Ho for Treasurer:

All for: 16 No: 1 Abstain: 0

Secretary: Senta nominated Lydia Knowles for Secretary:

All for: 16 No: 0 Abstain: 1

Executive at Large: Carin nominated Stephanie Wilhelm for Executive:

All for: 17 No: 0 Abstain: 1


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: Carin!


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