Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Seagrove Pottery - Thomas Pottery Kiln Opening Dec. 4

Image by Jason Dowdle

Thomas Pottery Holiday Kiln Opening
December 4&5, 2010
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 1pm-4pm
Seagrove, NC

The Thomas Pottery Holiday Kiln Opening welcomes you to see their popular snow scene dinnerware, serving pieces and decorative ware. Hand-painted log cabin, snowmen and fur tree designs are one-of-a-kind. Also featuring woodland angels, candle holders, holiday trays and tree ornaments. Enjoy tours of the studio, and refreshments.

Seagrove Pottery - Chris Luther Pottery Kiln Opening December 4

Chris Luther Pottery Kiln Opening
December 4, 2010 9:00am -6:00pm
Seagrove, NC

Chris Luther Pottery last kiln of the year will feature rivulet chargers/plates, trumpet bowls, noodle bowls, tall spiral/pod bottles, and a couple hundred small bowls for the holiday season. Colors available will be Cranberry, Enole Green, Turquoise, Amber, Baxter's Yellow, and a variety of Shinos. There will also be an assortment of vases from large to small in the showroom alongside folk art ornaments from our son, Adam. Preview online December 3rd.

To read his latest e-newsletter visit here.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Seagrove Pottery- Westmoore Pottery Kiln Opening December 4

Image from Westmoore Pottery

Westmoore Pottery
December 4, 2010-Saturday, from 9am to 5pm
Seagrove, NC

Join the folks at Westmoore Pottery this Saturday, from 9am to 5pm, as they celebrate the holiday season. The shop will be decorated for the holidays, and a kiln load of pottery will be unloaded, including special pieces made just for this day. Refreshments will be served.

Seagrove Pottery - Jugtown Pottery Kiln Opening - December 4

Jugtown Holiday Kiln Opening
Saturday, December 4, 2010, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Seagrove, NC

Museum opens at 7:00am with refreshments. Come early, get a number so that you don't have to stand in line, and enjoy a hot drink and a bite to eat. Go to Jugtown Pottery to see photographs of pots that will be available at the kiln opening.

Jewelry by Jennie of JLK

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Seagrove Pottery-Bulldog Pottery Kiln Opening December 4

Bulldog Pottery Holiday Kiln Opening
Bruce Gholson and Samantha Henneke

December 4, 2010
Saturday from 9:30-5:30
Seagrove, NC

Seagrove Potters Bruce and Samantha will have a fresh variety of pottery in their shop for the holiday season. Visit them at their studio for lively conversation about their recent work. There are always new creative endeavors in the works at Bulldog Pottery, where Bruce and Samantha let their muses inspire them from one series of experiments to another.

To read Bulldog Pottery's e-newsletter thay sent out last week visit here.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Celebration of Seagrove Potters

Big Weekend Ahead in Pottery Country

Read all about the big weekend coming up in Pottery Country! On Pottery Highway 705!
by John Chappel

"The hottest ticket in town - or at least anywhere around - could be the $35 ducat that covers this weekend's Celebration of Seagrove Potters from opening gala to closing bell.

The event last year drew more than 400 to the Friday night gala and more than 5,000 from North Carolina and surrounding states to the two-day sales event. ".....

To read more .... Visit The Pilot of Southern Pines

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Celebration of Seagrove Potters Gala

This collaboration between Latham Pottery and Lufkin Pottery will be up for auction at the Celebration of Seagrove Potters' Gala Friday night.
Tickets still can be purchased for $35 and held at the door Friday evening. The Gala begins at 6:00pm.
For more details check out the Celebration of Seagrove Potters website
Nov. 19 Friday Gala starts at 6:00pm-9:00pm
Nov. 20 Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm
Nov. 21 Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm

Monday, November 15, 2010

Celebration of Seagrove Potters

The Celebration of Seagrove Potters is this upcoming weekend! Beginning Friday evening on the 19th the Gala opens up this famous pottery weekend at 6:00pm. Music, food, conversations with pottery lovers, and the collaborative auction all make for this evening to be loads of fun. You can sign up to win two tickets to the Friday night gala at the Celebration of Seagrove Potters website. The 35$ tickets are good for the whole weekend.

On Saturday morning the Seagrove pottery show opens up at 9:00am and on Sunday morning at 10:000 am. Each day there is a 5$ gate admittance. There will be demos in the afternoon and plenty of pottery to look at! The Celebration of Seagrove Potters includes the potters that live in and around the town of Seagrove.

To read more about this exciting weekend visit the Celebration of Seagrove Potters. On the home page there is a place where you can sign up for those free Gala tickets.
To learn more about the Seagrove Area visit Discover Seagrove.

The Celebration of Seagrove Potters takes place at the Luck's Cannery around a mile down Pottery Highway 705 from the town of Seagrove.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Seagrove in the Blogosphere: Carolina Arts Unleashed

From Westmoore Pottery

Lots going on in Seagrove, North Carolina. Tom Starland wrote a summary of the upcoming events happening in Seagrove - located in the Center of the state.

By Tom Starland of the Carolina Arts

A Look at the Seagrove, NC, Area Calendar – the Center of NC Pottery

That “Center of NC Pottery” thing is more about a geographical description. We know there is pottery going on all over North Carolina, but it sounds good saying it. We definitely hear more from the potters in the Seagrove area. But if you ever want to know what’s going on or being planned in Seagrove, just check the site of the Seagrove Area Potters Association at Discover Seagrove.

To Read the rest of the article visit Tom's blog- Carolina Arts Unleased.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Seagrove Pottery Wood Kiln Openings this weekend

Image from Cady Clay Works website

Cady Clay Works and Ben Owen III will be having a Wood Fired Kiln Opening this weekend, November 6, on Saturday.
Theses two potteries are just down the street from one another! A two and one kiln opening day.
To see a preview of Ben Owens III work visit his website. He has images of some the pieces that he pulled from his recent wood kiln.

The Pilot has a article in their newspaper today.
......"Mellage and his wife, Beth Gore, fire their Anagama each fall. Their unusual kiln stair-steps a steep slope behind their studio to take advantage of natural drafts created when heat rises through the kiln from the firebox at the foot of the hill to the tall chimney at the top of the hill.".... To read more visit the Pilot's website.