In the Community

Nola's deep commitment to the area’s visual culture has lead NS Ceramic to become involved with the restoration and improvement of a number of the city’s most beloved architectural treasures. Among these local landmarks where NS Ceramic has consulted on restoration and donated tile are the Santa Barbara Courthouse Hall of Records, Spirit of the Ocean Fountain, and Clock tower, Marjorie Luke TheaterLobero TheaterFranklin Elementary School, Roosevelt Elementary School, Peabody Charter School, Washington Elementary SchoolSanta Barbara Junior High School, and the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) Building. Nola also acts as an advisor to the docents of Casa del Herrero and Lotusland regarding the important legacies of handmade art tiles.

Nola Stucky has sat on the board of directors for the Santa Barbara Courthouse Legacy Foundation and holds memberships in the Tile Heritage Foundation, National Association of Professional Women, Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce, Better Business Bureau, Santa Barbara Historical Society, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and the Carpinteria Historical Society. She is also listed in the Heritage Registry of Who’s Who.  

NS Ceramic takes pride in supporting many local non-profit organizations including CASACALMFood Bank of Santa BarbaraDomestic Violence SolutionsStorytellerPearl Chase SocietyHospice of Santa BarbaraWildlife Care NetworkSanta Barbara BeautifulLivingston Memorial VNAArt from Scrap, Habitat for Humanity, and the I Madonnari Children’s Creative Art Project .