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Asheville Potter Karen Newgard transforms clay into elegant porcelain cups, bowls, pitchers, and platters. Newgard graduated from Louisiana State University with an art degree. Milling discusses technique and creations.
Pisgah Forest Pottery was located nine miles outside of Asheville in the Pisgah Forest. W. B. Stephen earned the nickname \"The Pisgah Pottery Man\" because his forty years of experience allowed him to craft fine pieces. His pottery was sold in shops throughout the South and he received orders from as far north as Canada.
Artist, Lisa Joerling, describes her journey to become an artist as well as her artwork.
The southern Appalachian region claims a rich history of ceramics and Western North Carolina is home to some of the woodfire field’s top artists and a number of young artists leading the field in new directions. Throughout June, the Asheville Area Arts Council presents an exhibition of works which demonstrate how potters influence each other’s art as they work together.