to Jun 26

Penland Session 3

  • Penland School of Craft (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

I’m delighted to be teaching at Penland during the summer of 2020! I’ll be teaching the third session (June 21 to July 4, 2020). The focus of my class will be slab and coil construction, and glazing for atmospheric kilns. Look for their 2020 Summer Catalogue late fall.

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to Oct 13

Spruce Pine Potters Market

  • The Historic Cross Street Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Spruce Pine Potters Market is a unique gathering of our region’s greatest potters and clay artists. Enjoy wonderful food and beautiful handmade pottery on a colorful autumn weekend. Admission is free and lunches are available for purchase on site.

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to Sep 1

Cousins in Clay

On Friday August 30, Cousins in Clay will be hosting their first Preview Party. This is a great chance to get first dibs on the pottery, and spend time with the artists in a relaxed social setting.  Included in the $40 admission is dinner from Claudia’s Tacos (our local taco truck), margaritas (while they last), and wine and local beer.  

To learn more, visit cousinsinclay.com or check us out on Instagram @cousinsinclay


Cousins in Clay is about kinship. A kinship based on a shared appreciation for the pursuit of excellence within the diverse language of clay. Join Michael Kline, Courtney Martin, Kyle Carpenter, Bulldog Pottery’s Bruce Gholson and Samantha Henneke, Dan Finnegan, and Becca Jane Koehler on Labor Day weekend in an art pottery show and sale open to the public. Plan your visit to Bakersville, NC to see a generous bounty of pottery by these nationally recognized artists.

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to Mar 2

Southern Crossings Pottery Festival

I'm honored to be invited to SXPF 2019. Come see me in Louisville! Located at Cooper and Kings, there is an amazing Patron Event on Friday (with cocktail tasting!), and Saturday the Potter Market is free and open to the public. There’s also an Empty Bowls event on Saturday night at PLAY- I’ll have donated work and will be there to enjoy it! More information HERE.

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to Mar 8

Concord University Exhibition


I am delighted to have a solo exhibition at Concord University. Located at the Arthur Butcher Art Gallery, in the Alexander Fine Arts Center at Concord University, the show runs from Jan 14 to March 8. Opening reception Jan 23 at 6pm, lecture to follow.

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to Oct 14

Spruce Pine Potters Market

The Spruce Pine Potters Market is an annual invitational show featuring thirty of the region's best potters and clay artists. It exhibits a group of makers ranging from their twenties to their eighties, using many different clay techniques and styles. This event allows artists to bring the privacy of their studios to a group setting and invite the world in for a visit. We hope you will join us!

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