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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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Curry Wilkinson

We are a full time pottery studio located in the heart of central North Carolina. We specialize in making functional and sculptural pottery for the table, home, and workplace. Our pottery is primarily wood-fired with occasional electric-fired pieces.

Alamance
5029 South NC Highway 49, Burlington, NC 27215
336-653-5676
My studio/shop is ONLY open by appointment and for kiln openings.
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.

Durham
28 Churchwell Ct, Durham, NC 27713
919-544-2451
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.

Buncombe
83 Haney Rd, Alexander, NC 28701
828-337-0441
My studio/shop is open to the public.
David Cole Pottery
David Cole

Hand-made pottery in the Southern tradition. Family owned and operated.

Guilford
4541 Peeples Rd, Oak Ridge, NC 27310 (NEW ENTRANCE OFF HWY 68 N. Look for sign COLE POTTERY)
336-668-0025
My studio/shop is open to the public.
David Voorhees Pottery
David Voorhees

David is a long-time Western North Carolina potter working in stoneware and porcelain, firing in oxidation and a wood/soda car kiln he constructed in 2009. Functional and decorative pottery. Member Southern Highland Craft Guild and Piedmont Craftsmen, Inc.

Henderson
2212 Green River Rd, Zirconia, NC 28790
828-698-8775
My studio/shop is ONLY open by appointment.
Deborah Harris Pottery
Deborah Harris

High-fired porcelain functional ware with traditional Chinese and Japanese glazes.

Orange
706 Wellington Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-812-7893
My studio/shop is ONLY open by appointment and for kiln openings.
DG Arts
Doug Gilliam

Functional Pottery
Sculptural forms

Wake
1501 Sophia Ridge Dr Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
919-632-3831
My studio/shop is ONLY open by appointment.
Doe Ridge Pottery
Bob Meier

Doe Ridge Pottery, established 1978, has its gallery in Downtown Boone selling exclusively local pottery from the High Country. It is the home to 18 exceptional Potters including Bob Meier, the owner and master Potter for Doe Ridge Pottery.

Watauga
585 W King St, Suite D, Boone NC 28607
828-264-2711
My studio/shop is open to the public.
Doug Dotson Pottery
Doug Dotson

Soda glazed stoneware that is beautiful, earthy, and ready to enjoy every day.

Chatham
326 Mockernut Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312
919-542-6439
My studio/shop is ONLY open by appointment and for kiln openings.
Dover Pottery
Fiva McCanless & Zeke McCanless

Dover Pottery (est. 1983) is located on the North Carolina Pottery HWY 705, just 3.5 miles southeast of downtown Seagrove. Dover Pottery specializes in a number of different ceramic techniques including hand painted maiolica, and hand turned zinc silicate crystalline vases. This family run business was the 14th shop to open in an area that now boasts over 90 pottery shops.

Randolph
634 NC HWY 705, Seagrove, NC 27341
​336-879-3610
My studio/shop is open to the public.