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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
    Emailpotterybyfrank@hotmail.com
  • “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
    Emailstudiotouya@gmail.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
  • “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
  • “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
    Emailjinsongkim@yahoo.com
  • “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
    Emailbulldog@bulldogpottery.com
  • 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
  • “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
    Emaildbgarner1@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
  • Audrey Valone
    Audrey Valone’S Address2215 Fork Creek Mill Rd, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-2615
    EmailAudreyValone@bellsouth.net
  • 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
    EmailAudreyValone@bellsouth.net
  • “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
  • “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
  • Regina Voncannon
    Regina Voncannon’S Address413 E Main St
    Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-873-9266
    Emailpotteryjunction@ymail.com
  • “Form follows function.”
    - Dan Triece
    Dan Triece’S Address1226 NC Hwy 705, NC 27341
    Phone336-873-8979
    Emaildirtworkspottery@centurylink.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
  • Alexa Modderno
    Alexa Modderno’S Address136 W. Main Street, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-707-9124
    Emailartists@seagrovestoneware.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
  • “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
    Emailstudiotouya@gmail.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
  • Susan Smith
    Susan Smith’S Address743 S NC Hwy 705
    Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-1174
    Emailsmithpottery@rtmc.net
  • “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
  • 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
  • “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
  • “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
    Emailseagroveartpottery@gmail.com
  • Sally Lufkin
    Sally Lufkin’S Address123 South Street, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone(336) 873-8764
    Emaillufkinpottery@yahoo.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
  • “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
  • “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
  • Gordon Ray
    We specialize in dinnerware and functional pieces.
    Gordon Ray’S Address603 Cagle Rd., NC 27341
    Phone336-879-2802
    Emailcaglerdpottery@yahoo.com
  • “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
    Emailnikkimartin72@gmail.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
  • “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'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 Alt., Asheboro, NC 27205
    Phone336-873-7303
    Emaillathamspottery@embarqmail.com
  • Donna Hertzog
    Donna Hertzog’S Address3432 Brower Mill Rd
    Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-4776
    Emailhertzog63@gmail.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
  • “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
    Emailredhare@rtmc.net
  • “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
    Emailtcpoole@hotmail.com
  • Mack Chrisco
    Mack Chrisco’S Address1360 S Hwy 705, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-5272
    EmailNo Email
  • “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
    Emailoldgappottery@gmail.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 Address105 Bens Pl. Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-879-2262
    Emailinfo@benowenpottery.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
  • “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
    Emailjeffreydean@rtmc.net
  • Pat Ray
    We specialize in dinnerware and functional pieces.
    Pat Ray’S Address603 Cagle Rd., NC 27341
    Phone336-879-2802
    Emailcaglerdpottery@yahoo.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
  • “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
  • “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
  • 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
    Emailbayle@mindspring.com
  • David Garner
    David Garner’S Address 124 East Avenue
    Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-873-7831
    Emaildbgarner1@embaarqmail.com
  • “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 Address136 W. Main Street, Seagrove, NC 27341
    Phone336-207-6985
    Emaildfernandez@triad.rr.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
  • “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
    Emailmhastings327@centurylink.net
  • “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
    Emailjeff@jeffbrownpottery.com
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 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 is just under 100 shops 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! Shops are open everyday of the week throughout the whole year.

Discover Our Seagrove Potter Locations

News from our potters
The Celebration of Seagrove Potters open their 11th annual show with an evening Gala on November 16, 2018. One gala highlight is a live auction of special collaborative works of art. Come to the Gala and have the opportunity to bid on this beautiful jewelry set! Eck McCanless Pottery made the agateware stones from clay and JLK Jewelry used them to create this stunning necklace and bracelet. 
Advance Gala tickets are recommended, your ticket will allow you to access the show throughout the entire weekend of Nov. 16-18. Click the link for tickets and more info. http://ow.ly/eW2l30lRYWQ

The Celebration of Seagrove Potters open their 11th annual show with an evening Gala on November 16, 2018. One gala highlight is a live auction of special collaborative works of art. Come to the Gala and have the opportunity to bid on this beautiful jewelry set! Eck McCanless Pottery made the agateware stones from clay and JLK Jewelry used them to create this stunning necklace and bracelet.
Advance Gala tickets are recommended, your ticket will allow you to access the show throughout the entire weekend of Nov. 16-18. Click the link for tickets and more info. ow.ly/eW2l30lRYWQ
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I love this necklace and bracelet wish I could get there to buy them!

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Gorgeous! You can bet that I'll bid on these pieces!

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Jane Hardy Hudson, check this out!

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