Nancy Sweezy on handwork


Nancy Sweezy (1921-2010), former Director of Jugtown Pottery, talks about handwork and what makes serious craft work. Jugtown Pottery, a working pottery and an American Craft Shop, is located in Seagrove, NC in the community of Westmore and was started in 1917.

Jugtown Pottery


Jugtown Pottery, a working pottery and an American Craft Shop, is located in Seagrove, NC in the community of Westmore and was started in 1917. It is just off Busbee Road, a road named for Jacques and Juliana Busbee, the founders of Jugtown. Both artists from Raleigh, NC, shared a love of pottery. After a…
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Craft in America: Celebrating Two Centuries of Artists and Objects book


Craft in America: Celebrating Two Centuries of Artists and Objects book Jo Lauria and Steve Fenton Prologue by President Jimmy Carter Contributions by Mark Coir, Jonathan Leo Fairbanks, Jeannine Falino, Steven L. Grafe, Jill Beute Koverman, Maile Pingel, Emily Zaiden Copyright © 2007 by Craft in America, Inc. All rights reserved. Published in the United States…
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Unloading the kiln at Jugtown Pottery


Nancy Sweezy (1921-2010), former Director of Jugtown Pottery examines the pots as they are unloaded from the kiln. Jugtown Pottery and its American Craft Shop, is located in Seagrove, NC in the community of Westmore and was started in 1917.

Jugtown Pottery


Jugtown Pottery, a working pottery and an American Craft Shop, is located in Seagrove, NC in the community of Westmore and was started in 1917. It is just off Busbee Road, a road named for Jacques and Juliana Busbee, the founders of Jugtown. Both artists from Raleigh, NC, shared a love of pottery. After a…
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