President's Letter

A Letter from the President of the International Polymer Clay Association

Dear IPCA Members,
There has been a lot going on behind the scenes at the IPCA as the Team works towards defining and refining our mission and value to our IPCA members and the polymer community as a whole.

Social Media

We are increasing our efforts to reach polymer enthusiasts through social media.

IPCA Facebook Public Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/IPCA.Official

We are pleased to announced that the IPCA team is refreshed and ready to open up the group to posting again! We appreciate your patience while we were trying something new but, as it turns out, we miss your beautiful artwork being shared in the group. During the first week of March we will be reworking the Group Rules and opening the group to new members and public posting. Let’s wake this group up again, show us what you’ve made!

IPCA Facebook Members Only Group

Focused discussions and challenges for IPCA members. This group is restricted to IPCA members in good standing. Invitations to the group are sent out via email from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you are a member and did not get an invite, please contact Beth Miller Petricoin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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IPCA Board Address from Synergy4

The following presentation was made at the Synergy4 Conference on Tuesday, August 15 by IPCA Executive President, Barbara Forbes-Lyons


bfl webIPCA Executive President, Barbara Forbes-LyonsAll the Boards have been very busy getting to know each other and we’ve spent a lot of time discussing the future of the IPCA and what we can do to build the association into an organization that meets and exceeds the needs of its current members and offers value to the polymer clay community as a whole.

To that end, the Executive Board, which now includes both Regional Presidents, have taken the input from all Board members and created the following commitment to our members.

We commit ourselves to increasing and enhancing benefits for our members. Here are some of the items we will be bringing forward to the membership:

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