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Welcome to our Directory of Potters

As our mission focuses on North Carolina pottery, only North Carolina potters and ceramic artists who have chosen to submit a listing are listed in our directory. We hope this directory helps you along the way on your North Carolina pottery adventure!

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Mark Ewing

My name is Mark Ewing and I am a potter in the Catawba valley tradition. I was trained by 3rd generation C.V. potter. I do traditional local forms using alkaline and slip glazes. I wood and electric fire.

1321 Finger-Merrick Trail
Lincolnton, NC 28092
My studio/shop is ONLY open by appointment.
Timothy Moran & Janet Gaddy

Our pottery is created on the potter’s wheel using high fire porcelain. Using our own custom made crystalline glazes, zinc crystals are grown inside the glaze during the multi-level firing schedule. Our pieces are both decorative and functional.

7711 Oak Valley Ct, Browns Summit, NC 27214
My studio/shop is ONLY open by appointment and for kiln openings.
Susan Coe

I make functional pottery--tableware and serving pieces. One line of work is decorated with sgraffito or mishima designs inspired by nature. A second line is glazed with a blue glaze and ashes. Everything is dishwasher and oven safe.

1654 Wiggins Creek Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713
My studio/shop is ONLY open by appointment.
Trish Salmon

Hand built figurative and abstract sculptures,wall pieces and functional work with emphasis on texture and natural colors.

Artisans On Main
14 N. Main St.
Weaverville, NC 28787
My studio/shop is open to the public.
Trish Salmon

Sculptural, figurative, textural, and functional pieces made from red earthenware with interesting surfaces.

365 Zion's Trace, Canton, NC 28716
My studio/shop is ONLY open by appointment.
Colleen Black Semelka

Wheel thrown and altered porcelain is fired using the Raku Process. My ceramic art shows sculptural well as traditional shapes. It's decorative, invoking a calming beauty and often displayed in corporate settings. Commissions are welcome!

336 E Perry Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312
My studio/shop is ONLY open by appointment and for kiln openings.
Martha Cooper Mays & Son, Nathan Mays

Wheel thrown functional porcelain and stoneware made on site. Focus on dinnerware sets and serving pieces - very colorful, high fired, durable, suitable for everyday use.

23 Durham Eubanks Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 858-6264
My studio/shop is open to the public.
Crystal King

Traditional Southern Folk Pottery with emphasis in Animal, Biblical and Figurative Sculptures and Face Jugs. Decorative Salt Glaze and functional wares for use.

2475 NC-705,
Seagrove, NC 2734
My studio/shop is open to the public.
Cynthia Aldrich

Functional pottery featuring blue and cream glazes with floral motifs or a green glaze that highlights textures and carving. Ceramic sculpture encompassing a variety of themes, mostly figurative based, but also "still lifes" and decorative objects.

28 Churchwell Ct, Durham, NC 27713
My studio/shop is ONLY open by appointment.
Troy Amastar

I have been making wheel thrown functional porcelain pottery for 35 years. I have a timber frame, clay, slip straw, and cob studio with a showroom.

83 Haney Rd, Alexander, NC 28701
My studio/shop is open to the public.