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The North Carolina Pottery Center Monthly Lecture Series, Friday, January 16

Posted on 01/03/15
The North Carolina Pottery Center Monthly Lecture Series, Friday, January 16 Daniel Johnston has been making pots for more than 20 years and is increasingly well known for his large jars.

Seagrove, NC - On January 16th, join us at the North Carolina Pottery Center for a slide lecture by Seagrove potter Daniel Johnston!

Daniel is a wood-firing potter who has been making pots for more than 20 years and is increasingly well known for his large jars. During his presentation, Daniel will talk about his work and travels. His travels have taken him to England, where he worked with earthenware potter Clive Bowen, and Thailand to study large jar making techniques. Daniel also apprenticed with Mark Hewitt, and now continues to bring on apprentices at his Pottery in Seagrove. Daniel has also taught workshops around the country, including the Penland School of Craft, and was recently chosen as a McCandless Scholar at Eastern Michigan University.

Come on out and join us for a fun evening! A potluck at 7 pm will begin the evening’s events, followed by Daniel’s talk at 8 pm. For more information, call the center at (336)873-8430. This ongoing lecture series is facilitated by Josh Floyd, the Artist-in-Residence at the Pottery Center.

Location – NCPC Educational Building located behind the NCPC at 233 East Avenue, Seagrove, 27341

7-8 pm: Community Potluck and Social Hour 
8-9 pm: Slideshow Presentation 

Upcoming - The February presenter will be potter Charlie Teft, date to be announced soon.

Exhibitions are made possible through the generosity of our membership, the Mary and Elliott Wood Foundation, the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, the Windgate Charitable Foundation, and the John W. and Anna H. Hanes Foundation. This project was supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. Thank you!

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. Hours of operation are Tue - Sat 10 am - 4 pm. For more information, please call 336.873.8430, visit ncpotterycenter.org, or find us on Facebook.

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