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  • Matt Hallyburton - 03/07/2017

    Matt Hallyburton works out of his studio in Old West Durham. A native to North Carolina, his work is rooted in western North Carolina’s rich pottery tradition. He uses native clays, traditional glaze recipes and a wood burning kiln to lend a sense of place to his dinnerware that is used in contemporary restaurants throughout […]

  • Andy McKenzie - 01/03/2017

    Andy McKenzie Graduated from Fontbonne College in St Louis with an MFA in ceramics in 1998. He was lucky enough to find a job teaching art at Suffield Academy, a small private boarding school in Connecticut. During his 16 years there, the ceramics program grew from a small craft kiln and four students to more […]

  • Christopher Donald - 11/01/2016

    Christopher Donald received his BFA in Ceramics from the Center for Creative Studies in Michigan and has been a ceramic artist and teacher for over 25 years. He was the head of the Pottery at Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum which produced half a million dollars in Early American and English Earthenware and salt […]

  • Deborah Harris - 09/06/2016

    Deborah Harris has been a full time studio potter in Chapel Hill, North Carolina since 1997. Her pottery education began at local art centers and soon expanded to include workshops at Arrowmont and Penland School of Crafts. She has been fortunate to travel through India, China and Japan observing eastern pottery techniques. These experiences have […]

  • Ronan Peterson - 04/05/2016

    Ronan Kyle Peterson Artist Statement Essentially, I am dealing with effects of agents of growth and decay and how these agents shape and embellish the surfaces of stones and the skins of trees. These agents also serve key roles in interacting with my ceramic vessels.  Mushrooms, seed pods, grubs and other growths serve as knobs […]

  • Neil Patterson Workshop - 02/27/2016

    Thrown and Handbuilt Functional Ware *Program Changes*  Free Slide Show Date Change: The Friday February 26 program has been cancelled and moved to Saturday, February 27 at 1:00 pm. The rest of the program will be run as scheduled. Neil Patterson has been making pots for over thirty years. He has a BFA from the Cleveland […]

  • Chris Campbell - 02/02/2016

    Chris Campbell has been a Studio Potter and a member of the TPG since 1991.  She has been working with colored clay for  25 years. In 1991 she attended a colored porcelain workshop at the Sertoma Arts Center taught by Jane Pieser, a North Carolina Colored Clay Artist. She was captivated by the process and has spent the years since then experimenting with […]

  • Gaines Bailey - 01/05/2016

    Gaines Bailey is a ceramic artist and art educator living in Durham with his wife Laura and three year old daughter Adriana. He is a recent MFA ceramics concentration graduate from East Carolina University where he focused on finding untapped contexts for functional pottery both domestically and commercially. Gaines often layers texture, slip, and glaze […]

  • Geoffrey Lloyd - 11/03/2015

    Geoffrey will be our presenter and guest pottery for our November meeting. Come join us at the UNC Craft Center and learn about Geoffrey as he demonstrates his beautiful throwing techniques. His artist statement is listed below: I see my work as a continually evolving process of refinement, developing new ideas from those things that […]

  • Joseph Sand - 10/06/2015

    Joseph Sand will be our presenter for our October meeting, which is October 5, at 7:00 pm. Listed below is Joseph’s artist statement and bio. Artist Statement: I aspire to create items that will adorn people’s homes that they can enjoy, whether they use it or just appreciate it as a piece of art. Bringing people […]