Thanksgiving is over and the holiday season is upon us.  

First, I want to announce my Etsy Sale going on through December 21.  FREE SHIPPING on all domestic addresses.  Use the Coupon Code: 2015HOLIDAYS when you check out.

Secondly, I want to THANK YOU for following my pottery progress!

Now for the BIG NEWS:

Did you see it?  I was in several magazines over the last few months!!!

Most exciting was my article for Pottery Making Illustrated on how to make my oval jars. I was so thrilled when Holly Goring, editor, contacted me to ask if I would write an article.  She had to work on me… but I finally got it done and she made it read and look AMAZING!

Then Melissa Reardon, Editor-in-Chief of WNC Magazine, contacted me for a small article on the ‘Last Page’.  What fabulous press!  Thank you, Melissa!!!!  This is a beautiful magazine covering my home town and surrounding areas.  Check out the lovely article and the wonderful image Silvia Ferrari-Palmer made of my pots.

Pincu Pottery

Grouping. Photo by Silvia Ferrari-Palmer

And a local writer, Garrett Woodward of the Smoky Mountain News, contacted me for a story.  This has been quite a season of GREAT PRESS for me and my business!!!  (Thanks again to Silvia and her great photo!)

Lastly, this wonderful photo (boy do I owe Silvia!) was selected to be in a 2016 calendar of kitchen pots sold by the Potter’s Council.  Get yours now!

Final Word:

In case you like to touch pots before you purchase, I want to let you know about the galleries that have my work available now:

Asheville, NC

Bakersville, NC

Carrborro, NC

Greensboro, NC

Bryson City and Stecoah, NC



Open House and Sale!

Celebrate my 4th Year on Highway 28 South

Sunday, May 4
Noon – 4 PM

Join me for refreshments and shop for Mother’s Day gifts!
Cake by Raquel’s Cakes  (need I say more?).

This is when I bring out my not-so-perfect pots (2nds) so you can grab some functional yet blemished pottery at some really great prices!

Better still, I will be selling my older work at 20% off.  That is all the blue, green and white ware.  Come and get some ORIGINAL, UNIQUE, HANDMADE pottery! Stock up on gifts for the holidays, future weddings, etc.


There is still time!  

Time to register for a week-long class with me at the

John C. Campbell Folk School!

A perfect gift for Mom!

Pottery Basics for Beginners   May 11 – 17

Wheel Throwing – Beginning and Beyond!  November 9 – 16

Wheel Throwing Class

Latest News


Have you seen the changes? I am not talking seasons but surfaces. I am talking about MY POTTERY! Since studying with internationally known and admired ceramic artist, Linda Arbuckle, I have had a love for painting on pots. Problem is, I was too shy to take it to the market. Well, after suppressing my desires this long, it was time to get to painting on my hand made pottery!

My new series of work is titled my ‘Peacock’ Series because of the wealth of color. It is inspired, still, by my natural surroundings – that red dirt and lush greenery. I guess lately I have been noticing more and more flowers, butterflies and other brilliantly colored natural things around me.

Cruet handmade
Cruet for oil, vinegar, or other sauce. Peacock series glaze.

SO DON’T MISS ME at these upcoming shows where I will display and sell my new work. They won’t last – the series seems to be a hit and it takes time to paint each pot to bring out its beauty.

OCTOBER 17 – 20


Asheville, North Carolina – U.S. Cellular Center

10-6 Thursday – Saturday

10-5 Sunday

$8 admission fee



Dillsboro, North Carolina

10-4 Saturday

$3 admission fee



Friday, November 1

Treehouse Pottery in Dillsboro, NC

Watch me compete against other potters for:

Tallest Cylinder

Widest Bowl

Blindfolded Throwing

Longest Pulled Handle

Last year I won the blindfolded competition and this year I am hankering to win the tallest cylinder!!!

Thank you all so much for reading this. Have a great FALL!!!