My sweet dog Punctita and I were featured in this special news report.
I work as the scholarship auction coordinator at The Penland School of Crafts, a national center for craft education located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Each Penland session ends with an auction of work donated by students, instructors, and friends. These auctions are culminating celebrations of the work done in the classes, and they are an opportunity for neighbors, travelers, and craft enthusiasts to enjoy the energy of a Penland session. All proceeds support the Penland scholarship program. Check the Penland website for the dates of these auctions they are not to be missed!
Enjoy wonderful food and beautiful handmade pottery on a colorful autumn weekend at the historic Cross Street Building in Spruce Pine North Carolina. The Spruce Pine Potters Market is a unique gathering of the regions greatest potters and clay artists. It takes place the second weekend of October every year.
My studio is part of the Grovewood Gallery. The studios were established in the early 1990s and occupy buildings that once housed the Biltmore Industries. The pebbledash red roofed buildings were built by Fred Seely in the 1920s. Mr. Seely was Edwin Groves son in-law, manager of the Grove Park Inn and owner of Biltmore Industries.