Tuesday, February 9, 2010

North Carolina Pottery Center New Exhibition on Display

Reception for the "New Generation of Seagrove Potters" will be held on Friday February 12 at 5:30-7:30. The show is on display until April 10th.

The North Carolina Pottery Center fundraising auction will be held on April 25, Sunday at 5:00pm.

Too see the list of the exhibitions at the NCPC for the year 2010 check out their exhibition page on their website.9KS9JUCGGS3V

Sunday, February 7, 2010

StarWorks Glass Valentines Day Open House

On February 11, STARworks glass will have an open house "Create your own Glass Gift",
They invite you to try your hand at making your own glass flower or heart. You can work together as a couple or individually. Guests will also be able to purchase a variety of gift items--hanging hearts, paperweights, flower vases, specialty stemware and other decorative Valentine's vases and bowls. Come and enjoy this opportunity, everyone welcome. For cost of materials, $25 to make your own flower or heart.

Feb.11 5:30pm-7:30pm -- 100 Russell Dr. Star, NC 910-428-9001

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Seagrove in the Blogosphere : Carolina Arts Unleashed

Tommy Nichols of Nichols Pottery at the 2009 Celebration of Seagrove Potters

Welcome Centers Open on US 220 (Future 73/74 Interstate) near geographic center of the state....

The exhibition New generation of Seagrove Potters opens at North Carolina Pottery Center with a reception on Feb. 12 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.

The North Carolina Pottery Center will host a demonstration day on March 20 with featured Potters from the "New Generation" exhibit....

Meredith Heywood from Whynot Pottery organizes show called "Clay and Blogs: Telling a Story" at the Campbell House in Southern Pines for the month of October...

The annual event "Cousins in Clay" in June will include Bulldog Pottery, Johnston & Gentithes Pottery, and guests .....

To read more details about the about these stories visit Carolina's Unleashed by Tom Starland (publisher of the Caroline Arts)

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Seagrove in the Blogosphere

Seagrove: A Simpler Tyme Still Exists Today: Pottery Capitol of the USA

"Any passionate pottery person already knows about Seagrove, NC. For some 240 years pottery has been taking shape in this lovely and vibrant town. Many of the first Seagrove potters were English and German immigrants, and they primarily produced functional, glazed earthenware. Due to the high quality of the local clay, the Plank Road passing through the town, and, later, the railroad, Seagrove became known for its pottery."

To read the rest of this article visit Tobacco Road Tours.