An Asheville ceramic artist’s love for nature and her dedication to authenticity is reflected in her stunning pottery made from wild North Carolina clay, which won her the top prize in the 2020 Made in NC Awards.
In central North Carolina, red clay is the sod beneath our feet, the bed from which nourishment springs, a source of work and of art. And for those of us whose roots are planted here, it colors who we are.
Stop by Maness Pottery and Music Barn in Carthage on a Tuesday night, and you might think you’ve found a concert. But it’s really just a gathering of neighbors who enjoy bluegrass, good food, and each other’s company.