It’s All About The Clay

Every artist, every maker, every craftsperson knows that the materials they work with are the foundation for everything they make. For the potter, it is all about the clay! Anytime potters are gathered clay is sure to come up in conversation. “What clay do you use? Do you have any…

Nurturing a Crafted Life

by Sarah Wells Rolland How You Can  Support Our Emerging Potters on their Journey Choosing to be a potter requires a creative spirit, a strong work ethic, long hours, and a wild capacity to dream. Here at The Village Potters we have created an environment that fosters these qualities in our…

17 Questions with Hannah McGehee

The Village Potters is pleased to feature the multi-talented and multi-faceted ceramic artist, Hannah McGehee, for our 17 Questions series. Hannah also happens to be one of our studio apprentices. We have had the pleasure of working with her since October 2015.  We hope you enjoy getting to know Hannah as much as…

Oh, Bertha!

by Dearing Davis, Red Clay Halo Pottery The Village Potters is unique and wonderful in that we have a variety of options when it comesto firing our pieces. We have seven electric kilns, a raku kiln, a car-sized gas kiln (Bertha), and a new Geil kiln (Glorifred). We are even in…

From Our Hands to Your Home

The Village Potters have been busy this winter making pots, teaching classes and making plans to expand the Teaching Center with a mentoring program later this year.  With years of experience at the wheel, this amazing group of potters have entered their fourth year as a “collective”. Their prime location…