Bulldog Pottery, Bruce Gholson & Samantha Henneke in Seagrove, NC

2017 Events

March  22 - April 22, 2017
“Functional Ceramics 2017”
Ohio Designer Craftsman

The Wayne Art Center
237 S Walnut St
Wooster, OH 44691

“Functional Ceramics 2017,” hosted by the Ohio Designer Craftsman, will feature pottery by 20 artists from across the country. It will be presented at the Wayne Center for the Arts in Wooster, Ohio. For more information, see www.ohiocraft.org or call (330) 264-2787.

Along with the exhibition, the “Functional Ceramics Workshop” will be held April 21–22, with presenters Tara Wilson, Nick Joerling and Liz Zlot Summerfield.  A reception will be held on Thursday, April 20, 7:00pm – 9:00, at the Wayne Art Center.


April  22-23, 2017
"Daffie Days -- Hello Spring"
"Celebration of Spring" Seagrove Kiln Openings

Bulldog Pottery
3306 U.S. Hwy 220 N
Seagrove, NC
Participating Potteries in Seagrove

At Bulldog Pottery's "Daffie Days” we will be celebrating spring with new crystalline vases. "Daffie Days" is on the same day as The Celebration of Seagrove Potters Spring Kiln Opening.

"Celebration of Spring" is held in April each year and is a studio tour offering fresh new ideas and a great way for the potters to jump start the season.  We invite you to come, bring a group of your friends and be ready for an adventure. During this special event over 50 shops will host kiln openings, studio tours, demonstrations, and special events. Participate in our Card Stamp program and be entered to win a $150 gift certificate to use one participating shop of your choice! Check back often for more info as we get closer to the date! For more information, see http://discoverseagrove.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/CelebrationOfSeagrovePotters/


May 5-7, 2017
Worcester Center Crafts Pottery Invitational IX Show and Sale Benefit

The Wayne Art Center
237 S Walnut St
Wooster, OH 44691

May 5th, Friday evening 5:30-8:30PM<br>
May 6th, Saturday 10-6PM
May 7th<br>
Sunday 11-5PM 2017

The Worcester Center for Crafts Pottery Invitational is a nationally recognized, 2½ -day exhibit that brings pottery to the people. The invited potters listed below will be present to talk with the public about their work:

Normandy Alden, Hayne Bayless, Rebecca Chapell, Michael Connelly, Bruce Gholson and Samantha Henneke –Bulldog Pottery, Sarah Heimann, Jody Johnstone, Robbie Lobell, Maya Machin, Colleen McCall, Hannah Niswonger, Tom O'Malley, Aysha Peltz, Jeremy Randall, Nicholas Seidner, Willi Singleton, Stacey Snyder, Brian Taylor, Kyla Toomey, Todd Wahlstrom, Holly Walker, Adero Willard

For more information - www.worcester.edu/WCC
Worcester Center for Crafts is located at 25 Sagamore Rd. Worcester, MA 01605. Ccontact 508-753-8183 or wccregistration@worcester.edu


June 3-4, 2017   
9th Annual "Cousins in Clay"

Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 10-4
Bulldog Pottery
3306 US Hwy 220
Seagrove, NC 27341

Seagrove Potters Bruce Gholson and Samantha Henneke host 3 outstanding potters at Bulldog Pottery in Seagrove, NC. The "Cousins in Clay" contemporary pottery show and sale offers the opportunity to find original ceramic art at very accessible prices. This popular yearly pottery show features a wide spectrum of ceramics ranging from traditional to contemporary designs, from decorative to functional ware -- beautiful and useful -- ceramic art for the wall and table. Featuring special honored guests Lindsay Oesterritter, Kenyon Hansen and Michael Kline. Fpr more information, see www.cousinsinclay.com

September  2-3, 2017
7th Annual "Cousins in Clay-Mountains"

Michael Kline Pottery
Bakersville, NC


September 9, 2017
"Potters Market Invitational"

Saturday 10:00-4:00
Mint Museum of Art Randolph
Charlotte, NC

Bruce and Samantha have been invited to show their work at the 13th Annual Potters Market Invitational presented by the Delhom Service League, the Ceramics Affiliate of the Mint Museum.

September, 2017
American Pottery Festival Invitational

Northern Clay Center
2424 Franklin Avenue East
Minneapolis, MN 55406


Bruce and Samantha have been invited for the second year to participate in this invitational pottery festival held by the Northern Clay Center in Minneapolic, Minnesota.

October 27-29, 2017
"Pottery on the Hill"
Sixth Annual Show and Sale

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, D.C. 20003

Samantha and Bruce have been invited to join with 15 other potters to present their work at the Sixth Annual Show and Sale at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital on October 27 - 29. The Preview Reception will be on Friday evening, Oct. 27, from 6:30 - 9:00 pm. Tickets are available for on-line sale ($30 in advance) here.

November 22-24, 2017
"Celebration of Seagrove Potters"

Historic Luck's Cannery
798 NC Hwy 705 - Pottery Highway
Seagrove, NC 27341

Friday, November 22th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm Gala -- Advanced tickets required for the Gala. See celebration website

Saturday, November 23, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, November 24, 10:00 am - 4:000 pm

December, 2017
Bulldog Pottery "Holiday Kiln Opening"

3306 US Hwy 220
Seagrove, NC 27341
336-302-3469 or 910-428-9728

Saturday - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our Holiday Kiln Opening date this year TBA.