Life in the clay studio has it ups and downs, but we love the ins and outs of making pottery (most days).
Published Monday, January 23, 2017
Introducing New Workshops at Hamilton Williams Gallery
Enjoy creativity and comradery as local potter, Hamilton Williams, shows you how to create your own one-of-a-kind work. Workshops are oriented toward beginners so that in 2 hours or less participants can complete a project they can be proud of. All tools, materials, and light refreshments are provided.
Thursday, February 2, 5:30-7pm, Slab Bowls
Monday, February 6, 5:30-7pm, Mugs
Wednesday, February 8, 6-7:30pm, Small Vases
Thursday, February 21, 5:30-7pm,..
Published Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Get Your Hands Dirty
We are pleased to announce the start of our hands-on clay workshop series in January 2016. Enjoy creativity and comradery as our resident potter, Hamilton Williams, shows you how to create your own one-of-a-kind work. Workshops are oriented toward beginners so that in 2 hours or less participants can complete a project they can be proud of. Workshop projects are designed to teach participants essential clay techniques so that they can take on more challenging workshops in the future. All tools and materials, and some light refreshments, are provided.
Published Friday, April 10, 2015
Believe it or not, the motivation to move the pottery operation to downtown Morganton was all about getting more studio space to make more pottery. The gallery was an add-on to the idea, but as the whole project rolled along the focus began to shift from the studio to the gallery space. After our grand opening in September 2013 sales in the gallery took off. Then it was all we could do to keep up with the demanding work of the gallery. Now, over a year and a half later, the construction of the new gas kiln is finally underway.
Our new natural gas car kiln will be one of ..