North Carolina Potters

Potters have been making pots in North Carolina for more than two hundred years. Many of them practiced their craft in the Eastern Piedmont, the Catawba Valley, or the mountains. To your right are examples of works made by select potters from each of these regions. Below is an alphabetical list that allows you to search for all of the North Carolina potters represented in The Mint Museum’s permanent collection. Enjoy!

Featured Potters

Benjamin Wade Owen

Benjamin Wade Owen

James Henry Owen

James J. Owen

Jonah Franklin Owen

Joseph Thomas Owen

Locky Owen

Manley William Owen

Rufus Owen

Walter Nelson Owen

James H. Owens

Martha Jane Scott Owens

Melvin L. Owens

Pamela Owens

Vernon Ray Owens

O. Henry Pottery

Oakland Pottery

Old Plank Road Pottery

Omar Khayyam Pottery

Owens Pottery