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  • “Better Living Through Handmade Pottery...It's More than a job, It's a lifestyle.”
    Pottery in the making is addictive.  Clay has an intoxicating aroma that draws me in.  A visit to the potters studio gives insight into a life style that you can not resist.  Hold that at perfect handmade bowl or mug in your hands, and you will most likely want to take them home.

    As an artist, the simple vase becomes a canvas for my creative vision...as a potter, the functional vessels I make are designed to fit into your life, to be comfortable for everyday use.
    Jeff Brown’S Address1409 NC Hwy 705
    Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-873-1001
    Emailjeff@jeffbrownpottery.com
  • “Taking home a piece of Thomas Pottery is like taking home a memento of North Carolina’s beautiful countryside.”
    - Bobbie Thomas
    In the heart of Seagrove, North Carolina is a rustic pottery studio where art and nature become one. The beauty of the countryside - its rich colors, textures and shapes - are captured into clay for a lifetime. Just as in nature, each stoneware creation is unique and represents the artistic vision of potters Scott and Bobbie Thomas.
    Bobbie Thomas’S Address1295 S. NC Highway 705, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-4145
    Emailscottandbobbie@thomaspottery.com
  • “What I choose is my choice. I have the power to make beautiful things.”
    - Sheila Ray
    Sheila Allred grew up on a 200 acre cattle farm along with horses, goats, chickens, pigs, and even raised a few raccoon and squirrels.
    Sheila Ray’S Address460 Cagle Rd, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-6707
    EmailRaypottery@gmail.com
  • “Our customers appreciate the unique variety of pottery available in Village Pottery Gallery.”
    - Melanie Dennison
    Wyndham Brooke Haven Pottery is located in downtown Seagrove, NC; with potters: Wyndham & Melanie Dennison (A marriage of life and creative expression thru clay art.)
    Melanie Dennison’S Address205 East Main Street, PO Box 402, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone(336) 873-7966
    Emailmelpotter@embarqmail.com
  • “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso”
    - Susan Walton
    Contemporary, decorative and functional clay work with an emphasis on reduction gas fired glazes. Susan's work is mainly functional with a concentration on surface texture and colorful cone ten glazes. Susan's work is wheel thrown and slab built.
    Susan Walton’S Address1387 NC Hwy 705 S, NC 27341
    Phone910-464-2608
    Emailinfo@potteryroad.com
  • “If using our pottery brings you delight then our mission has been fulfilled.”
    - Matthew Nance
    Matthew Nance’S Address6109 Brantley Gordon Rd., Denton NC 27239
    Phone336-857-2485
    Emailwindsongpottery@yahoo.com
  • “We feel that the work we do together exceeds anything we could ever do alone.”
    - Sherry Caldwell Hohl
    After leaving corporate jobs, Bill and Sherry live a simple life in a log cabin, enjoying the simplicity of the country and the opportunity to work as artists.
    Sherry Caldwell Hohl’S Address155 Cabin Trail, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-9090
    Emailcaldwellhohl@rtmc.net
  • “Enjoy the subtle beauty of randomly imperfect things. Feel their unique vitality & expression.”
    - Phillip Pollet
    My pottery expresses an innovative fusing of Asian & Contemporary Western influences.
    Phillip Pollet’S Address944 N.C. Hwy. 705, NC 27341
    Phone336-953-4699
    Emailoldgappottery@gmail.com
  • “Using local clay, I make contemporary stoneware featuring 'buckle' handles, wheel-thrown altered pots and Asian-inspired lamps.”
    - Nelda French
    I left an office job in Greensboro and moved to Seagrove to study pottery 16 years ago. Four years ago I began sharing a studio with Caldwell-Hohl Artworks.
    Nelda French’S Address155 Cabin Trail, NC 27341
    Phone336-908-8834
    Emailneldafrenchpottery@yahoo.com
  • Audrey Valone
    Audrey Valone’S Address2215 Fork Creek Mill Rd, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-2615
    EmailAudreyValone@bellsouth.net
  • “I try to create heirloom quality Art Porcelains, with a timeless quality”
    - Frank Neef
    Our work is wheel thrown and hand-built porcelain. Most are decorated with hand cut out designs and nature inspired appliques and the elusive crystalline glaze, which we have been doing for over 30 years.
    Frank Neef’S Address258 E. Main St, NC 27341
    Phone336-872-4013
    Emailpotterybyfrank@hotmail.com
  • “If using our pottery brings you delight then our mission has been fulfilled.”
    - Margie Nance
    Windsong Pottery produces an extensive collection of handmade, functional and decorative stoneware.
    Margie Nance’S Address6109 Brantley Gordon Rd., Denton, NC 27239
    Our studio is in the Farmer area
    Phone336-857-2485
    Emailwindsongpottery@yahoo.com
  • “Taking home a piece of Thomas Pottery is like taking home a memento of North Carolina’s beautiful countryside.”
    - Scott Thomas
    In the heart of Seagrove, North Carolina is a rustic pottery studio where art and nature become one. The beauty of the countryside - its rich colors, textures and shapes - are captured into clay for a lifetime. Just as in nature, each stoneware creation is unique and represents the artistic vision of potters Scott and Bobbie Thomas.
    Scott Thomas’S Address1295 S. NC Highway 705, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-4145
    Emailscottandbobbie@thomaspottery.com
  • “We make fine hand-made pottery at an affordable price, lead-free, microwave and dishwasher safe.”
    - Wyndham Dennison
    Wyndham Brooke Haven Pottery is located in downtown Seagrove, NC; with potters: Wyndham & Melanie Dennison (A marriage of life and creative expression thru clay art.)
    Wyndham Dennison’S Address209 East Main Street, PO Box 415, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-873-7254
    Emailwynpotter@embarqmail.com
  • “As long as I'm working in clay or in dirt, pottery or flowers, I am loving life.”
    - Judy Freeman Foushee
    Judy Freeman Foushee’S AddressP.O. Box 283, N.C. 27242
    Phone910-673-2044
    Emailbfoushee@triad.rr.com
  • “Form follows function.”
    - Dan Triece
    Dan Triece’S Address1226 NC Hwy 705, NC 27341
    Phone336-873-8979
    Emaildirtworkspottery@centurylink.net
  • Terry King
    Terry and Anna King began making pottery at Seagrove Pottery in 1985.
    Terry King’S Address4905 Reeder Road, Asheboro, NC 27205
    Phone336-381-3090
    Emailkingspottery@atomic.net
  • “Bob Dylan: A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.”
    - Vernon Owens
    Vernon Owens is an accomplished, 4th generation potter. Known for graceful candle sticks and beautiful forms, he has received many awards. He and his family own and operate Jugtown pottery.
    Vernon Owens’S Address330 Jugtown Pottery, NC 27341
    Phone910-464-3266
    Emailjugtown@mindspring.com
  • “Latham's Pottery believes that nobody takes as much pride in your work as you do.”
    - Bruce Latham
    At Latham’s, we take great pride that every piece is hand-turned and made by us from the start to the finished.
    Bruce Latham’S Address7297 US Hwy 220 South Alt., Asheboro, NC 27205
    Phone336-873-7303
    Emaillathamspottery@embarqmail.com
  • “I want my work to add an element of pleasing design to the user's daily life.”
    - John Mellage
    My Ceramic Design degree is from UNC-Greensboro. I have been making my living as a potter for 38 years.
    John Mellage’S Address3883 Busbee Rd, NC 27341
    Phone910-464-5661
    Emailcadyclay@yahoo.com
  • Pat Ray
    We specialize in dinnerware and functional pieces.
    Pat Ray’S Address603 Cagle Rd., NC 27341
    Phone336-879-2802
    Emailcaglerdpottery@yahoo.com
  • “If you can conceive it, you can achieve it.”
    - Jennie Lorette Keatts
    Turning Mud Into Gemstones. Jennie Lorette Keatts makes hand made pottery cabochons, layers them with glazes and high fires them. They are the focal point of her sterling silver jewelry.
    Jennie Lorette Keatts’S Address330 Jugtown Rd, NC 27341
    Phone910-464-2653
    Emailjennie@jlkjewelry.com
  • “If you like my current work, take it now - my work is constantly evolving and I don't have time to look back!”
    - Bonnie Burns
    I combine all my love of painting and clay into functional pottery to be used and loved by whoever takes it home.
    Bonnie Burns’S Address437 N. Broad St, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-465-6584
    Emailredhare@rtmc.net
  • “Each piece challenges me to create continuity between thrown form and surface. I persevere.”
    - Donna Craven
    I began journeyman work in Seagrove in 1996. I’m known for my large wood fired pieces. Grounded in tradition; my work is a combination of strength, simplicity and gracefulness.
    Donna Craven’S Address2616 Old Cox Road, Asheboro, NC 27205
    Phone336-521-9318
    Emaildonnacraven@embarqmail.com
  • “By carrying on this heritage, we pay homage to the potters before us, and the craft that we love.”
    - Crystal King
    Crystal's style brings a whimsical look to the themes that she centers her work around..ideas that most can relate to such as folk, animal, and Biblical stories.
    Crystal King’S Address2475 Hwy 705, Seagrove NC 27341
    Phone336-879-6990
    EmailCrystalKing@triad.rr.com
  • “I love sweet and beautiful designs, wherever they are found.”
    - Charlotte E. Wooten
    There is always so much to be upset about. I choose to contemplate beauty. The earth is so sweet.
    Charlotte E. Wooten’S Address121 N. Broad St., NC 27341
    Phone336-509-1509
    Emailnoreply@noemail.com
  • “I was digging clay long before I discovered a source on my property that I could actually make pots with.”
    - Michael Mahan
    Thirty years ago, Michael quit his job as a newspaper reporter and began making pots in Seagrove. Nowadays, deadlines are dictated by wet clay rather an editor looking over his shoulder.
    Michael Mahan’S Address172 Crestwood Rd, Robbins, NC 27325
    Phone910-464-6228
    Emailmahanpots@rtmc.net
  • Gordon Ray
    We specialize in dinnerware and functional pieces.
    Gordon Ray’S Address603 Cagle Rd., NC 27341
    Phone336-879-2802
    Emailcaglerdpottery@yahoo.com
  • “We feel that the work we do together exceeds anything we could ever do alone.”
    - Bill Hohl
    After leaving corporate jobs, Bill and Sherry live a simple life in a log cabin, enjoying the simplicity of the country and the opportunity to work as artists.
    Bill Hohl’S Address155 Cabin Trail, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-9090
    Emailcaldwellhohl@rtmc.net
  • Mack Chrisco
    Mack Chrisco’S Address1360 S Hwy 705, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-5272
    Emailno-email@none.com
  • “Ever since I made clay balls for Virginia Shelton at Cole Pottery, I knew that I loved holding clay.”
    - Glenn McNeil
    Glenn has been making pottery at O'Quinn Pottery for 18 years.
    Glenn McNeil’S Address4456 Busbee Rd, NC 27341
    Phone910-464-5125
    Emailglenn_mcNeil@glenn.com
  • ““The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.””
    - Carol Gentithes
    Carol Gentithes grew up in the flatlands of Ohio. She has a B.A. from Duke University
    Carol Gentithes’S Address741 Fork Creek Mill Road, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-873-9176
    Emailidigclay@embarqmail.com
  • “The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”
    - Fred Johnston
    We are ceramic artists lifting the gravity of clay to a higher form through the use of wild clay and tamed porcelain.
    Fred Johnston’S Address741 Fork Creek Mill Road, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-873-9176
    Emailidigclay@embarqmail.com
  • “There is nothng else that I'd rather do more, than making pottery.”
    - Sandra O’Quinn
    Sandra has been making pottery in Seagrove for 25 years.
    Sandra O’Quinn’S Address4456 Busbee Rd, NC 27341
    Phone910-464-5125
    Email noemail@no-email.com
  • “Find what you really care about and live a life that shows it. (Kate Wolff)”
    - Pamela Owens
    Pamela Owens makes pottery and develops glazes at Jugtown Pottery. She lives in awe of the unending insights waiting to be discovered about clay, glaze, firing and life.
    Pamela Owens’S Address330 Jugtown Pottery, NC 27341
    Phone910-464-3266
    Emailjugtown@mindspring.com
  • “Whatever the material or clay, the passion the artist puts into it, is what makes the work sing.”
    - Bruce Gholson
    I believe creativity is something you have to invest in everyday, and making beautiful pots at Bulldog Pottery with my wife Samantha Henneke is the creative core of my life.
    Bruce Gholson’S Address3306 US Hwy 220 Alt, NC 27341
    Phonecell 336-302-3469 and home 910-428-9728
    Emailbulldog@bulldogpottery.com
  • “It is an honor to have the opportunity to enhance people’s lives through our creations in clay.”
    - Ben Owen III
    Ben Owen III (b. 1968) is an American studio potter working and continuing a family tradition in Seagrove, NC. Colorful glazes and distinct forms are a signature style.
    Ben Owen III’S Address2199 S. Pottery Hwy 705, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-2262
    Emailinfo@benowenpottery.com
  • “Influence of the East in techniques of the past but making pots with my eye on who I am in the present.”
    - Benjamin Burns
    A potter for 34 years, 17 years in Seagrove. Graduated from Haywood Community College and taught pottery wheel classes at The Ceramic League in Miami, Florida.
    Benjamin Burns’S Address437 N. Broad St, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-873-8066
    Emailgreatwhiteoakgallery@triad.rr.com
  • “Wheel turned functional and decorative pottery.”
    - Alexa Modderno
    My mother was an art professor and artist.
    Alexa Modderno’S Address136 W. Main Street, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-707-9124
    Email artists@seagrovestoneware.com
  • “Living The Dream in Seagrove, NC”
    - Michele Hastings
    Living in a community of ceramic artists has inspired me to stretch the boundaries of my work in clay.
    Michele Hastings’S Address1423 NC Hwy 705, Seagrove NC 27341
    Phone336-873-1001
    Emailmhastings327@centurylink.net
  • “Inspiration move me brightly, light the song with sense and color… While Crickets and Cicadas sing a rare and different tune (Robert Hunter and Jerry Garcia).”
    - Samantha Henneke
    I am a full-time studio potter and work along side my husband Bruce Gholson in our clay studio everyday of the week. I love making pottery, photographing the natural moments in life, collecting books, living in North Carolina, and my dog Luna Bella.
    Samantha Henneke’S Address3306 US Hwy 220 Alt, NC 27341
    Phonehome 910-428-9728 or cell 336-302-4452
    Emailbulldog@bulldogpottery.com
  • “I like the way local Seagrove area clay responds to wood firing.”
    - David Stuempfle
    David lives and works in Seagrove NC making wood fired pottery.
    David Stuempfle’S Address1224 Dover Church Road, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone910-464-2689
    Emaildavid@stuempflepottery.com
  • “Our goal is to enhance the celebration of daily life and enrich it's simple joys.”
    - Paul Ray
    A copper red producing colors of bright red to burgundy, using small amounts of copper along with wood ash glaze for a rippled fluid effect on our work.
    Paul Ray’S Address460 Cagle Rd, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-6707
    EmailRaypottery@gmail.com
  • “Our goal is to make pottery that brings a bit of affordable art into everyday life.”
    - Don Walton
    Don's specialty is his series of Treepots and Susan's work is mainly gas fired functional pottery with lots of texture and colorful glazes.
    Don Walton’S Address1387 NC Hwy 705 S, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone910-464-2608
    Emailinfo@potteryroad.com
  • Travis Owens
    Travis Owens grew up making pots with his family at Jugtown Pottery. He continues the tradition, much the way his family has passed down the craft for over 150 years.
    Travis Owens’S Address330 Jugtown Pottery, NC 27341
    Phone910-464-3266
    Emailjugtown@mindspring.com
  • “It's a New Day. Let's Make It The Best!”
    - Janice Latham
    Doing something you love as much as pottery is truly a blessing from God!
    Janice Latham’S Address7297 US Hwy 220 South Alt., Asheboro, NC 27205
    Phone336-873-7303
    Emaillathamspottery@embarqmail.com
  • “Ceramic forms are the oldest record of human activity. I like being part of that conversation.”
    - Beth Gore
    I was especially drawn to clay during my Art Education training in college, and have been a fulltime potter for 28 years.
    Beth Gore’S Address3883 Busbee Rd, NC 27341
    Phone910-464-5661
    Emailcadyclay@yahoo.com
Nov20
Celebration of Seagrove Potters
The Celebration of Seagrove Potters is a premier exhibition and sale of Seagrove pottery and clay works, that is held indoors at the Historic Luck’s Cannery in Seagrove. The Gala and show offers only the authentic Seagrove artists, artists that live and work in and around the town of Seagrove. Friday evening kicks off the event with a Gala (tickets $45 which includes admission to all events on line, 6pm-9pm) offering early sales, food, and beverages, entertainment, and an auction of special one of kind pieces. The show continues on Saturday (9am-5pm, admission $5) and Sunday (10am-4pm, admission $5) with over 80 Seagrove Potters selling their creations, educational and historical talks and demonstrations, food, and beverages and much more. Visit our website for more details and to view the Gala Collaboration pieces. Luck's Cannery, 798 NC Hwy 705, Seagrove, NC 27341
Date
11/20 - 11/22
Time
Friday 6pm-9pm; Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 10am-4pm
Place
Luck's Cannery, 798 NC Hwy 705, Seagrove, NC 27341
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Seagrove Potters shared North Carolina Pottery Center | Seagrove, NC's event.

May 30 - July 25, 2015: 250 Mugs is a collaborative exhibition/fundraiser between the North Carolina Pottery Center (NCPC) & Seagrove Area Potters Association (SAPA). Proceeds will be split 50/50 and used by each organization to better fulfill their mission. All mugs are collaborative creations by members of SAPA & NCPC. The mugs are only $25 each + tax. Opening reception attendees, ages 21 and older, can purchase a mug and receive complimentary beer while supplies last. Our thanks to STARworks Ceramics for the clay donation. The opening reception is on Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 4:30—7:30 p.m. The reception is open to the public and free of charge. Our thanks to STARworks Ceramics for the clay donation.

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"250 Mugs On The Wall..." Exhibition Opening

May 30, 2015, 4:30pm

North Carolina Pottery Center | Seagrove, NC

May 30 - July 25, 2015: 250 Mugs is a collaborative exhibition/fundraiser between the North Carolina Pottery Center (NCPC) & Seagrove Area Potters Association (SAPA). Proceeds will be split 50/50 and used by each organization to better fulfill their mission. All mugs are collaborative creations by members of SAPA & NCPC. The mugs are only $25 each + tax. Opening reception attendees, ages 21 and older, can purchase a mug and receive complimentary beer while supplies last. Our thanks to STARworks Ceramics for the clay donation. The opening reception is on Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 4:30—7:30 p.m. The reception is open to the public and free of charge. Our thanks to STARworks Ceramics for the clay donation.

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May 30-31, 2015 Join Bruce Gholson and Samantha Henneke : Bulldog Pottery for this year's "Cousins in Clay"! This will be a wonderful weekend with 7 potters showing and selling their work. A wood-firing will take place during the weekend that will result in a fundraiser sale on Sunday for the Dwight Holland Scholarship Fund to help a college student attend the annual North Carolina Potters Conference hosted by the Randolph Arts Guild in Asheboro, NC. Bulldog Pottery is located 5 miles south of the town of Seagrove at 3306 US Hwy 220 Alt. ...

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Information from Anna King of Kings Pottery, "Dot Aumans hands, the old train depot sat downtown Seagrove when I was little and was moved to Seagrove Pottery Museum, the bell was put up at the Museum by my father Bobby Voncannon when he was the mayor of Seagrove when the Museum was open up behind Seagrove, Lufkin Pottery now. Painted by Nadean Albright the town seal the wood planks were from the old plank road that carried the pottery out of town to help the potters to make a living all this was all done when I was a little girl. The town was chartered in 1913." This sign hangs at the Visitor's Welcome Center on Highway 220 near Seagrove, North Carolina. #SeagrovePottery ...

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