Through the University of Central Missouri’s Ceramics emphasis, students develop their creative talents and technical skills. You will learn to use traditional and contemporary forms of expression to develop your own unique visual language, through instruction from highly experienced and practicing faculty and guided hands-on experience in studio classes.
The University of Central Missouri’s art programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). UCM has been continuously accredited since 1986.Learn More
Natasha Hovey was born and raised in New Hampton, Iowa. In 2011 she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from The University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, and in 2014 she received her Master of Fine Arts at The University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin.
Hovey has exhibited work at the European Work Center in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, Glassell School of Art within The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas and the MANA Contemporary in Chicago, IL. She has also been awarded the University Wide Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin, the Iowa Center for the Arts Council and The University of Iowa Emerging Artist Scholarship.
Hovey was a NCECA project residency artist at the European Work Center in the Netherlands during the summer of 2014, an Artist-in-Residence at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and Midwestern State University, and an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M International University in Laredo, TX.