Stillmand & Hamish packing the kiln for the 95th Firing, in August 2016

Stillman & Hamish packing the kiln – Spring 2017

Using the new materials that Mark has been sourcing from various sites in the Piedmont, Mark and his apprentices have developed numerous new glazes in the past year.

Shiny gray, pale green and blue Celadons, dark Temakos and more…

Here are the pots in the Preview Gallery for Firing 97, the Summer Kiln Opening 2017

To get an email notice each firing with a link to the new Preview Gallery, please click here.

Holiday Kiln Opening
December 2 & 3
December 9 & 10

Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday noon – 5pm

This will be Firing 98 of the salt kiln, filled with pots of all sizes made by Mark and his apprentices, Hamish Jackson and Stillman Browning-Howe.

Come on out to the Holiday Kiln Opening and see the new pots, enjoy the refreshments, and spend the day in the country!

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To get a postcard and/or email about our kiln openings, please click  here.

You are also welcome to make an appointment to come out some other time, but by calling (nine one nine) 542-2371 or emailing
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Upcoming Kiln Openings:

Spring Kiln Opening 2018  – April 21 & 22 and April 28 & 29
Summer Kiln Opening  2018 –  August 25 & 26 and September 1 & 2
Holiday Kiln Opening 2018  –  December 1 & 2  and December 8 & 9

“At his kiln opening in April 1997 the largest members of the new family (of pots) were testaments to Mark’s technical virtuosity combined with a superb artistry that has allowed him to reach new heights, an ascent that we all expect will continue.”
– Sherman Lee was Director of the Cleveland Museum of Art from 1958 to 1983, and was an expert on Asian art. Excepted from the preface to “Mark Hewitt: Potter,” the catalogue to his exhibition at North Carolina State University, Visual Arts Center, October-December 1997.”