Sunday, March 29, 2009

Festivals and auction

Catawba festival was fun to see . Found some old pots of mine in an antique booth . Then on to Seagrove to take some work for Ben's next woodfiring . I will be missing  it due to NCECA .. A group of the Seagrove potters are having  kiln openings April 18-19 .......Sat. April 18 is also the  NC Pottery Center annual auction ...Auction donations are currently on view at the center.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

catawba pottery show...NC

Sat at Hickory Convention Center is the Catawba Valley Pottery Festival   ... Lots of pots  ...9-5

Monday, March 23, 2009

kiln building

Check for a kiln and pottery making workshop . Shane Mickey does a good job .. and what could be better, spring in the mountains and good food in the dining hall ..

Monday, March 16, 2009

lots of candles

Luckily no one put 70 on one cake . It would of created a fire..

party photo

birthday event

Many thanks and much love to everyone that put together such a wonderful event for Edwina and me .. The number of delicious cakes was amazing...XXOX

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Panel discussion at Gregg Museum-Raleigh

Four Potters -The tradition of ceramics at Alfred University  . Sat . March 21 2009  7 pm..Norm Schulman ,Cynthia Bringle, Tom Spleth ,Lydia Thompson ...

Tuesday, March 10, 2009


Making a few small jugs today .  This may at the moment be classified a "dry "county but go take a look on the sides of the roads and the recycle center bins ..Pottery wins out over plastic , that homemade stuff could burn a hole in the plastic .

Friday, March 6, 2009

Blue Spiral

Went to the opening last night . A nice group of pots of Nick Joerling's are on view . The main floor show is very nice and the downstairs has  an invitational wood show . Do yourselves a favor and go enjoy some outstanding work .