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2014 Annual Gala and Auction

2014 Annual Auction
Scott Crawford and Standard Foods

You're Invited! 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 Donors... Amy Waller Pottery... Anderson Pottery... Artistic Angels and Clay Art... Avery Pottery & Tileworks... Barley Hollow Pottery... Beckett Pottery... Ben Owen Pottery... Blue Hen Pottery... Bobby Kadis... Bulldog Pottery... Carolyn McDermott & Fred Shuker... Chad Brown Pottery... Chrisco Pottery... Colleen Black Semelka... Cristina  Córdova... Crystal King Pottery... D. Max McLeod... D. Petersham Clay Design... Dan Finch Pottery... David Stuemple Pottery... Dina Wilde-Ramsing... Donna Craven Pottery... Dover Pottery... DPClayworks... Dr. Assad Meymandi... Dwight Holland... Earthworks Pottery... East Fork Pottery... Ellington Pottery... Emily Reason Ceramics... Eric Knoche Studio... Four Paw Pottery... Gardiner Pottery... Goodall Pottery... Helene Icard... Hiroshi Sueyoshi... Jared Zehmer Pottery... Jeffcoat Pottery... Jennifer Mecca Pottery... JLK Jewelry at Jugtown Pottery... Joerling Pottery... Johnston & Gentithes Art Pottery... Jones Pottery... Joseph Sand Pottery... Judith Duff Pottery... Jugtown Pottery... Kaete Roche-Held... Kathy Whitley Pottery... Kings Pottery... L Goodwin Pottery... Latham's Pottery... Leftwich Folk & Art Pottery... Leicester Valley Clay... Liquidambar Studio... Lockman Pottery... Luck's Ware... Lyn Morrow Pottery... LZS Pottery... Marie Haulenbeek... Mark Gordon Ceramics... Matt Kelleher Pottery... McCanless Pottery... McNeill's Pottery... Michael Kline Pottery... New Salem Pottery... Nine Toes Pottery... Oakland Pottery... O. Henry Hotel... Old Gap Pottery... Ouida's Antiques and Pottery... Paradox Pottery... Paul Frehe Pottery... Pond Branch Pottery... Poole's Diner & Fox Liquor Bar... Pottery by Frank Neef... Proximity Hotel... Randy Hinson Pottery... Red Clay Gallery... Riggs Pottery... Ron Philbeck Pottery... Roy Strassberg... Sasha Ceramics... Sedberry Pottery... Setsuya Kotani... Shane Mickey Pottery... Socosart... Stacy B. Lambert... Steve Abee Pottery... Sue Grier Pottery... Talmadge & Sara Baker... Tom Suomalainen... Turn & Burn Pottery... Turtle Island Pottery... Umstead Hotel and Spa... Under the Oaks Pottery... Uwharrie Crystalline Pottery... Vintage Garden Pottery... Voorhees Pottery... W.H. Hewitt Pottery... Westmoore Pottery... Yellow Branch Pottery... Yummy Mud Puddle (updated 8/23/2014)

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

Sponsors

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

Premiere Sponsors

Legend Level

Thrower Level

  • Anonymous Donor, Eye Care Associates, Highwater Clays, Alice Garland, Katie Walker Morris

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

ECU-Exhibition

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

CVPF

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

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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

ECU-Exhibition

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

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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.