The 2013 Michigan Mud Clay Conference
“Traditions and Innovations”

Delta College, University Center, MI

Mich Mud 2013 - Josh DeWeese

Every two years ceramic artists, students, educators and enthusiasts gather from across the state and beyond the state borders to enjoy two days of lectures, demonstrations, panel discussions and exhibitions offered by the Michigan Ceramic Art Association. This year's conference will be hosted by Delta College, located just off I-75 between the Tri-Cities of Bay City, Saginaw and Midland.


Click here to register for the 2013 Michigan Mud Clay Conference.

Read about our 2013 presenters here.



Morning Demos & Keynote Lecture
Afternoon Demos & Lectures
Blair Clemo Adam Shiverdecker Josh DeWeese: Keynote Talk (11am - Noon) Josh DeWeese
Clay Leonard Steven Hansen Tim Ricketts


Morning Demos & Lectures
Afternoon Demos & Lecture
Josh DeWeese Emily Duke Carrie Anne Parks Shay Church Lecture (2 - 3pm)
Margaret Carney: The Dinnerware Museum (10 - 11am Lecture) Brian Kakas Daniel Johnston
Brian Kakas (Continued from AM session if necessary) Daniel Johnston (Continued from AM session)

Schedule is subject to changes.


As always there will be a Cup/Mug sale to benefit student scholarship, Vendor tables and information, MI Student Exhibition, Presenters Exhibition, and a Silent Auction.

Area Activities

"Fall in, Art & Sol" - The Fall In...Art & Sol is an initiative of the Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance to bolster the region's many arts, humanities and entertainment amenities while also exploring artwork that uses technologies for energy self-sufficient systems. The Festival will run throughout October 2013, the 20th anniversary of National Arts and Humanities Month, an annual celebration of the arts and humanities in the nation as well as a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America.
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Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum - Located on the campus of Saginaw Valley State University and only 5 minutes from Delta College. Our Gallery displays the sculpture of Marshall Fredericks including tools, equipment, and objects he used to make his art. Our temporary exhibition at the time of the Michigan Mud conference will be "Richard Hunt, Scuplture".
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Traveling the Tri-Cities - Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region pleases all with a nice mix of art, shopping and outdoorsy activities to satisfy both your cultural and outdoor cravings. Cynthia Earhart, a contributing writer for Michigan Travel Ideas, spends a weekend exploring the Michigan Tri-Cities of Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the surrounding area.
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Delta College
1961 Delta Rd
Bay City, MI 48706

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Bay Valley Resort & Conference Center
2470 Old Bridge Rd.,
Bay City, MI 48706
(989) 686-3500


Econo Lodge
6285 Westside Saginaw Rd.,
Bay City, MI 48706
(989) 402-1505



Apply Now for the Michigan Mud Student Exhibition

The Michigan Mud 2013 Juried Student Competition will take place at Delta College, October, 11-12. The deadline for submission is October 1, 2013 - Download the entry form now!