Carolina Arts logo

Feature Articles

May 2011

North Carolina Pottery Center in Seagrove, NC, Features Works by Potters From the Yadkin Valley

The North Carolina Pottery Center, in Seagrove, NC, partnering with the Yadkin Valley Craft Guild in Elkin, NC, will present the exhibit, Pottery from the Yadkin Valley Craft Guild, featuring works from 21 potters from that region, on view from May 6 through July 30, 2011. A reception will be held on May 6, from 5:30-7:30pm.

The Yadkin Valley Craft Guild is located in Elkin, NC, in the heart of Yadkin Valley, and is a non-profit organization committed to the promotion of fine and heritage crafts and craft education in the Yadkin Valley region. Exhibiting members in the guild are accepted through a jury process. The guild’s members work in clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood, photography and mixed media.

The NCPC is proud to partner with the guild to showcase this selection of clay works from 21 artists. The participants are: Walter Aberson, Gene Arnold, Aaron Blackwelder, Janet Campbell, Daniel Cater, Robin Cater, Dorian Faye, Tom Gwyn, Phyllis Haile, Kevin Haegar, Kate McGruder Lambeth, Rob Marsh, Greg Mathis, Doug McBride, Richard Montgomery, Gaff Pearce, Martha Pearce, Doris Petersham, Georgie Stone, Arnold White, Sandy White.

The Yadkin Valley includes the 18 Counties of the Yadkin River Watershed Region including: Alexander County, NC, Alleghany County NC, Ashe County, NC, Cabarrus County, NC, Caldwell County, NC, Davidson County, NC, Davie County, NC, Forsyth County, NC, Iredell County, NC, Rowan County, NC, Stokes County, NC, Surry County, NC, Watauga County, NC, Wilkes County, NC, Yadkin County, NC, Carroll County, VA, Grayson County, VA, Patrick County, VA.

Exhibitions at the NCPC are made possible through the generosity of our membership, the Mary and Elliott Wood Foundation and the Goodnight Educational Foundation. This project was supported by the NC Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The mission of the North Carolina Pottery Center is to promote public awareness of and appreciation for the history, heritage, and ongoing tradition of pottery making in North Carolina. The Center is located at 233 East Avenue in Seagrove, NC.

For further information check our NC Institutional Gallery listings, call the Center at 336/873-8430 or visit (

[ | May 2011 | Feature Articles | Carolina Arts Unleashed | Gallery Listings | Home | ]



Carolina Arts is published monthly by Shoestring Publishing Company, a subsidiary of PSMG, Inc. Copyright© 2011 by PSMG, Inc., which published Charleston Arts from July 1987 - Dec. 1994 and South Carolina Arts from Jan. 1995 - Dec. 1996. It also publishes Carolina Arts Online, Copyright© 2011 by PSMG, Inc. All rights reserved by PSMG, Inc. or by the authors of articles. Reproduction or use without written permission is strictly prohibited. Carolina Arts is available throughout North & South Carolina.