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2014 Annual Gala and Auction

2014 Annual Auction
Scott Crawford and Standard Foods

Save the Date! The North Carolina Pottery Center's 15th Annual Gala & Auction, "Going, Going, Gone to Pots!," is going to be extra special this year!

Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) in downtown Raleigh, NC
409 West Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27603

Saturday, September 20, 2014
5:00-8:00 pm


Chef Scott Crawford & Standard Foods

Graciously sponsoring & catering the reception at this year's Annual Gala & Auction!



Potters & others who have committed to donating items for the Auction so far!
We are starting to put images of donated pieces up on Facebook. Click here to see them! 

Anonymous (Multiple)… Amy Waller Pottery... Anderson Pottery... Avery Pottery & Tileworks... Barley Hollow Pottery... Beckett Pottery... Ben Owen Pottery... Blue Hen Pottery... Bobby Kadis... Bulldog Pottery... Chad Brown Pottery... Chrisco Pottery... Crystal King Pottery... D. Petersham Clay Design... David Stuemple Pottery... Dina Wilde-Ramsing... DPClayworks... Dr. Assad Meymandi... Dwight Holland... Earthworks Pottery... East Fork Pottery... Ellington Pottery... Emily Reason Ceramics... Eric Knoche Studio... Finnmark Design... Four Paw Pottery... From the Ground Up... Gardiner Pottery... Goodall Pottery... Hiroshi Sueyoshi... Jared Zehmer Pottery... Jeffcoat Pottery... Jennifer Mecca Pottery... Jim McLeod Pottery... Joerling Pottery... Johnston & Gentithes Art Pottery... Joseph Sand Pottery... Judith Duff Pottery... Jugtown Pottery... Kaete Roche-Held... Kathy Whitley Pottery... Kings Pottery... L Goodwin Pottery... Leftwich Folk & Art Pottery... Leicester Valley Clay... Liquidambar Studio... Luck's Ware... Lyn Morrow Pottery... LZS Pottery... Marie Haulenbeek... Mark Gordon Ceramics… Matt Kelleher Pottery... McCanless Pottery... McNeill's Pottery... Michael Kline Pottery... N/A... New Salem Pottery... Nine Toes Pottery... Old Gap Pottery... Paradox Pottery... Paul Frehe Pottery... Pond Branch Pottery... Poole's Diner & Fox Liquor Bar... Raku Potts... Randy Hinson Pottery... Red Clay Gallery... Riggs Pottery... Ron Philbeck Pottery... Sasha Ceramics... Sedberry Pottery... Setsuya Kotani... Shane Mickey Pottery... Socosart... Stacy B. Lambert... Steve Abee Pottery... Sue Grier Pottery... Turn & Burn Pottery... Turtle Island Pottery... Under the Oaks Pottery... Uwharrie Crystalline Pottery... Vintage Garden Pottery... Voorhees Pottery... W.H. Hewitt Pottery... Westmoore Pottery... Yummy Mud Puddle... 80+ so far - With more committing every week! (updated 7/18/14)

 Our sincere thanks to our state's potters and friends for their support!


YOU can become a Sponsor too! Click here to learn about the great opportunities.

Premiere Sponsors

Thrower Level

  • Anonymous Donor

Specialty Sponsors


Auction Steering Committee
Gail Perry, Joyce Fitzpatrick, Betsy Levitas, Sallie Ellinwood, Mary Anne Howard, Alice Garland, Lindsey Lambert, Jo Anne Sanford, Linda Wharton, and Mark Hewitt

Auction Committee

Linda Carlisle, Charman Driver, Marjorie Hodges, Dr. Terri Lomax, Leah Goodnight Tyler, Charlotte Wainwright, Clark Coggin, Brad Crone, Betsy Buford, Marianne Mebane, Martha Ellington, Kim Von Wiehe, Jack Arnold, Clare Ruggles, Cornelia and Duncan McMillan, Mike Connell, Peggy and Michael Weil, Jennifer Jawanda, Jen Brennan, and Frank Daniels IV


Luck Legacy: Continuing the Tradition


Exhibition at Wellington B. Gray Gallery, ECU
Open Reception: 5 pm, Friday, June 6, 2014 • A joint NCPC & ECU Exhibition!

17th Annual Catawba Valley Pottery Festival


The North Carolina Pottery Center will have a booth at the 17th Annual Catawba Valley Pottery Festival, in Hickory, NC, on Saturday, March 29, 2014. We will also be there for the Preview Party the night before, the 28th.

North Carolina Pottery Center Receives $130,000 Grant!

Lindsey Lambert

The North Carolina Pottery Center in Seagrove, NC, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $130,000 grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation, a private charitable foundation based in Arkansas. The Windgate Charitable Foundation is well-known for its support of institutions and programs which focus on crafts and craft education.

Family Day at the North Carolina Pottery Center

Saturday, September 21, 2013


On Saturday, September 21, 2013, the town of Seagrove, NC, is celebrating its centennial anniversary with a Centennial Celebration. Wishing to contribute to the day’s celebration of the area’s history and the festive atmosphere of the occasion, the North Carolina Pottery Center is having a Family Day on Saturday, September 21, 2013, in cooperation with Seagrove’s Centennial Celebration.

Legacy of the North Carolina Face Jug


Running from July 29 – August 9, the final culmination project of Jody Stouffer, a MAED in Art Education major, will be on display at the Burroughs Wellcome Gallery in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center on the campus of East Carolina University.

Clay Nation: Traditional Folk Pottery of the United States

Lindsey Lambert

On Sunday, August 4, 2013, Dr. John Burrison from Georgia State University in Atlanta will be delivering a special presentation entitled "Clay Nation: Traditional Folk Pottery of the United States" at the North Carolina Pottery Center in Seagrove, N.C. from 2:00-4:00 p.m.

NCPC announces new Director

Lindsey Lambert

Monday, May 20, 2013 - Seagrove, N.C. - The board of directors of the North Carolina Pottery Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Lindsey Lambert as the center’s new executive director. He will officially start at the beginning of June.

Chris Benfey Talk & Booksigning


Join us on Saturday, April 6, at the Pottery Center, in Seagrove, NC, for a book reading by celebrated author Christopher Benfey, professor of English at Mount Holyoke College.