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  • “I try to create heirloom quality Art Porcelains, with a timeless quality”
    - Frank Neef
    Our work is wheel thrown and hand-built porcelain. Our pots are decorated with hand cut out designs and nature inspired appliques. They are glazed in 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
  • David Garner
    David Garner’S Address 124 East Avenue
    Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-873-7831
  • “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 AddressLatham's Pottery
    7297 US Hwy 220 Alt., Asheboro, NC 27205
    Phone336-873-7303
  • “God’s dream for me was bigger than my own.”
    - Lori Clodfelter
    Lori Clodfelter’S Address1387 South NC Hwy 705
    Seagrove, North Carolina 27341
    Phone(336) 879-2600
  • “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
  • “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
    Phone336-265-6476
  • BlueStone Pottery
    3.5 miles off Hwy 705 on Fork Creek Mill Rd
    BlueStone Pottery’S Address2215 Fork Creek Mill Rd, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336.879.2615
  • “If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. (JFK)”
    - Stephanie Nicole Martin
    Stephanie Nicole Martin received a B.F.A. in design with a concentration in ceramics, from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She makes unique hand-built and wheel-thrown earthenware.
    Stephanie Nicole Martin’S Address7739 Nathan Lane, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-0683
  • “Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. (William Morris)”
    - Tom Gray
    I am dedicated to making pots for "breaking bread" - those special times when we put our feet under the table and refuel - not only our bellies, but our hearts, minds, and spirits too.
    Tom Gray’S Address1480 Fork Creek Mill Rd., NC 27341
    Phone336-873-8270
  • “I'm just as excited about clay today, as the first day I ever touched this living material.”
    - Jeff Dean
    Jeff Dean lives and works in Seagrove, N.C. Jeff attended East Carolina University where he earned a B.F.A. in Ceramic Design. He makes functional stoneware influenced by historical ceramics and architectural design.
    Jeff Dean’S Address7739 Nathan Lane, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-0683
  • “By combining simple forms, a carved surface, unique colors and gravity I have developed an individual look that is easily recognizable.”
    - David Fernandez
    My collectors comment that my pottery looks "quietly beautiful". I could not wish for a better compliment. For the past forty five plus years, clay has been and always will be my passion.
    David Fernandez’S Address129 E. Main Street, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-207-6985
  • Gordon Ray
    We specialize in dinnerware and functional pieces.
    Gordon Ray’S Address603 Cagle Rd., NC 27341
    Phone336-879-2802
  • Audrey Valone
    Audrey Valone’S Address2215 Fork Creek Mill Rd, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-2615
  • ““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
  • Susan Smith
    Susan Smith’S Address743 S NC Hwy 705
    Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-1174
  • “My pottery is rooted in the past but made for people of today.”
    - Mary Farrell
    Traditional pottery from the 17th, 18th and early 19th centuries, with a concentration on styles made and/or used in NC during those years.
    Mary Farrell’S Address4622 Busbee Road, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone910-464-3700
  • “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
    EmailNo Email
  • “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
  • Donna Hertzog
    Donna Hertzog’S Address3432 Brower Mill Rd
    Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-4776
  • “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
    Phone336-879-9855
  • Bayle Owens
    Bayle Owens, daughter of Vernon and Pam Owens, enjoys surrounding herself with animals for company and inspiration.
    Bayle Owens’S Address330 Jugtown Rd
    Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone910-464-3266
  • “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
  • “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 Address505 E Main St, Seagrove NC 27341
    Phone336-873-1001
  • “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
  • “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
  • Sally Lufkin
    Sally Lufkin’S Address123 South Street, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone(336) 873-8764
  • “Better Living Through Handmade Pottery ... It's More than a job, It's a lifestyle.”
    - Jeff Brown
    [...Pottery making is addictive.  I have always known that I would create useful art for daily living...]

    Jeff Brown’S Address505 East Main St.
    Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-873-1001
  • Mack Chrisco
    Mack Chrisco’S Address1360 S Hwy 705, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-5272
    EmailNo Email
  • “We believe pottery was meant to enhance our lives and our homes.”
    - Jinsong Kim
    We design decorative and functional pottery for everyone.
    Jinsong Kim’S Address402 E Main Street
    Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone(407) 349-1554
  • “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
  • “Planned obsolescence is a sin, and there's always room for jello. Take two, they're small!”
    - Morgan Hatfield
    Morgan Hatfield considers himself a southern gentleman, and a self-taught potter of over 20 years. His work is best described as functional artwork.
    Morgan Hatfield’S AddressCarolina Crockery, 326 Adams Road, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-8458
  • “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
  • “We paint the dragonfly on our pottery to enhance the vessels.”
    - Carol Kim
    Many of us love the form of the vessels from our hearts for an unknown reason.
    Carol Kim’S Address402 E Main St
    Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone(407) 349-1554
  • “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
  • “John 3:3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.”
    - Deborah Garner
    Deborah Garner’S Address124 East Avenue
    Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-873-7381
  • Pat Ray
    We specialize in dinnerware and functional pieces.
    Pat Ray’S Address603 Cagle Rd., NC 27341
    Phone336-879-2802
  • “Keeping North Carolina Tar Heel symbols alive in the clay”
    - Carolyn Poole
    Seagrove native, clay is in my blood. When travelling in Europe and Asia during the "military days", "We missed home when overseas, and our hearts were back home in the Dogwoods and pines of Upper-Moore County."
    Carolyn Poole’S Address1792 S. NC Hwy 705
    Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-2053
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phonehome 910-428-9728 or cell 336-302-4452
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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 Address105 Bens Pl. Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-2262
  • “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 AddressLatham's Pottery
    7297 US Hwy 220 Alt., Asheboro, NC 27205
    Phone336-873-7303
  • “Making the form is the man-made part of my works. I try to leave my motion or movement on my clay works.”
    - Takuro Shibata
    "I try to put natural and manmade elements in my ceramic work. An existence of my work can be matched into the nature but it has elements that are not from nature. I hope my work will make harmony with food and flowers, and with the people who use them everyday."
    Takuro Shibata’S Address4911 Busbee Rd., Seagrove, NC 27341
    PhoneN/A
  • “I want to make beautiful pots from natural materials and elements, and hope people will love, hold, and use them functionally in daily life.””
    - Hitomi Shibata
    "It’s really important for me to use materials from nature. Wood firing is also an important process to complete my works and it gives a sustainable energy and brings life into my works."
    Hitomi Shibata’S Address4911 Busbee Rd., Seagrove, NC 27341
    PhoneN/A
  • “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
  • “I loved making pottery and playing in the garden.”
    - Alexa Modderno
    I create natural earthy feel on contemporary simple shapes.
    Alexa Modderno’S Address129 E. Main Street, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-707-9124
  • 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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • 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
  • “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
  • “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
    Phone336-629-8173
  • “Form follows function.”
    - Dan Triece
    Dan Triece’S Address1226 NC Hwy 705, NC 27341
    Phone336-873-8979
Welcome to the Seagrove Area Potters

Experience a 200 year old tradition as potters create a lasting heritage.

You’re invited to visit Seagrove potters in their workshops and studios. Plan a trip today!  It’s a continuous pottery show almost 365 days a year.

Nestled in the countryside of North Carolina you will find the largest concentration of working potters in the United States. Enjoy your day on a self guided driving tour down some of North Carolina’s scenic byways. Within a 20 mile radius there are over 50 pottery studios to visit. Set your own pace as you go from shop to shop. You’ll most likely be greeted by the potters themselves. Seagrove offers a range of pottery, from functional everyday use, sculptural, folk art, to historical forms from the past.  Make plans to spend a day or two to discover Seagrove and experience the diversity of North Carolina pottery.

Seagrove is open year around! Come anytime! There are pottery shops open everyday of the week throughout the whole year.

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Fall is in the air, and in Seagrove, that means its time for the Celebration of Seagrove Potters! Our Studio Pottery Tour is scheduled for November 20-22.  Please visit our website at http://ow.ly/XITJ50BDN2q for more information.

Fall is in the air, and in Seagrove, that means it's time for the Celebration of Seagrove Potters! Our Studio Pottery Tour is scheduled for November 20-22. Please visit our website at ow.ly/XITJ50BDN2q for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Celebration of Seagrove Potters is a Studio Tour this year! We are looking forward to seeing you at individual pottery studios and galleries. Online auction and shopping will also be available. Join us November 20 - 22 in Seagrove, NC. Details at: http://ow.ly/dg9k50BCwZu ...

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The Celebration of Seagrove Potters is a Studio Tour this year! We are looking forward to seeing you at individual pottery studios and galleries. Online auction and shopping will also be available. Join us November 20 - 22 in Seagrove, NC. Details at: http://ow.ly/q7hc50BCwYW
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Seagrove, NC is home to over 80 potters. Within the area you will find potters creating both functional and sculptural works of art. Visit us on the web to learn more about our diverse community.
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Featured here are works created by Hitomi and Takuro Shibata. Together they are Studio Touya. @takuroshibatceramics @studiotouya
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Do you have a favorite mug from a Seagrove potter?
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This photo was sent to us from an avid Seagrove Pottery Collector. Thank you Mike! We wanted to take a minute to thank our customers for a great weekend! The Summer Pottery Tour was a big success. We appreciate you all coming out and supporting local artisans!

Left to right:
Matthew Kelly, Keith Martindale, Crystal & Penny King, Anna King, Raku from Western NC, Lori Clodfelter, Sandra and Glen O’Quinn
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Remember, today is day two of our Summer Pottery Tour here in Seagrove NC!! Come out to see what the potters of Seagrove have been working on during quarantine. We had a terrific day yesterday. Everyone was respectfully wearing face coverings and being socially distant. Please visit our website for a download of the map, and a list of the 30+ participating potteries!

https://www.discoverseagrove.com/celebration-of-summer/

Please bring your own face covering, and remember to keep safety in mind while visiting our community.

#summer #summerpotterytour #seagrovenc #seagrovepotters #celebration #celebrationofseagrovepottery #loriclodfelter #pottery #potteryroad #potterytour #heartofnc #seagrovestonewarepottery #matthewkelly #matthewkellypottery #potteryroadstudiogallery
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Just two days until the Summer Pottery Tour here in Seagrove, NC! Seagrove is the Pottery Capital of the US! Come see why! Please visit our website for a full listing of participating potteries.
https://www.discoverseagrove.com/celebration-of-summer/

Please remember to bring your own face covering, and keep safety in mind while visiting our community.

Photo courtesy of Pottery Road Studio, Lori Clodfelter

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Kilns are being unloaded, shops are being sanitized, potters are hard at work today preparing for the Summer Pottery Tour here in Seagrove NC. 30+ individual shops in the area will celebrate Summer with Pottery Lovers this coming weekend. Please check out our website for a listing of individual shops that will participate.

https://www.discoverseagrove.com/celebration-of-summer/

Please remember to bring your own face covering, and keep safety in mind while visiting our community.

Photos courtesy of:
From the Ground Up - Pottery by Michael Mahan
Blue Hen Pottery
Matthew Kelly Pottery
Carolina Crockery
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The Seagrove Area Potters invite you the Summer Pottery Tour July 11th -12th. We look forward to seeing everyone . Remember to wear your mask. Our organization will follow the Governor’s order to WEAR A FACE MASK IN PUBLIC . For a listing of participating potteries, and a map, please visit our website: https://www.discoverseagrove.com/celebration-of-summer/
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