A – Mountains
Functional earthenware that is hand decorated with images that are whimsical to ecological.
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.
My name, Cindy M Douglass, is literally out in space courtesy of JPL and NASA’s Stardust Project. So Stardust Pottery = business name. I create customer acclaimed, highly functional yarn bowls with whimsy. I also make fun, quirky, clay art in 3D and tiles.
Miniature stoneware animal sculptures and ornaments with big personalities!
Beautiful wheel-thrown stoneware & porcelain work featuring hand carved designs drawn in colored slips. Also, pots with fun and original decals such as the “goat in a boat” wine cup & “rocket fuel” mug. Artist owned vacation rental available.
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.
Lively functional and decorative porcelain, each piece softly altered while freshly wheel-thrown. Mugs to candelabra/menorahs. In a soda kiln, flames decorate anticipated edges, and brighten a wide, colorful palette. For daily use and enjoyment.
Pottery for us is a way of life. A lifestyle we cherish greatly. We strive to make each final piece the best it can be. Taking great care and consideration to each material, process, tool and technique that we use. We give our all into our craft and in doing so some part of us goes into the work as well.
Departing from curiosity, I aspire to heighten awareness of everyday sensorial experiences, highlighting what incited a question or reaction. It is curiosity which invites me to explore memory and emotions, finding a sensual language in the lights and shadows of malleable white clay.
Making wheel-thrown, functional pottery for 40 years. Wood-fired stoneware and earthenware. Figurative drawings on the clay vessels using slips, etched surfaces, and brush work. Glazes, slips, and wood firing give more depth to the surface.