Benjamin Owen IV
Benjamin Owen IV (b. 2005), the youngest child of sixth-generation potter Ben Owen III, is a senior at Uwharrie Charter Academy High School in Asheboro, NC. His current passions include woodworking and studying trades and investment. While keeping tasks with his school assignments and earning his way through Boy Scouts to ultimately achieve the status of Eagle Scout, Benjamin enjoys turning clay on the wheel in his father’s studio. As a long-standing tradition in the Owen Family, creating with clay is a way for Benjamin to carry on his family’s legacy and connect with his roots. Benjamin’s work is featured in galleries such as the Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC as well as the Grander Gallery of the renowned Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC.