Friday, December 18, 2009

Seagrove in the Blogosphere: Dan Traveling

by Janet Lockerby-McCoig
"Seagrove, a small town south of Greensboro, has become the unofficial pottery capital of the southeast. With more than one hundred potteries operating in the area, a day in Seagrove is a pottery lover’s dream. Pottery is such an important facet of the area, both historically and economically today, the North Carolina Pottery Center built an educational facility in the center of town. The Center showcases the works of potters from all across the state, and offers exhibits on historical pottery, works crafted in contemporary and modern styles, and pieces in the southern folk art tradition.
Building on a tradition that began with the earliest European settlers to the area in the 1700s, many potters are a link in a continuous chain of craft that has been passed from one generation to the next.".........
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