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Join us at the North Carolina Pottery Center on Thursday, February 1st, for a slide presentation by Catawba Valley potter Kim Ellington! A Hickory native, Kim attended Haywood Community College’s pottery program before opening his first shop in Hickory in 1982. After the 1987 construction of a traditional groundhog kiln at Hart Square village, a local living history site, Kim moved his shop to Vale, the home of the Catawba Valley pottery tradition. Through his friendship with and guidance from…Find out more »