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Some history in the area!

This article recently appeared in the Arts Center of Yates County September/October 2022 edition of Perspectives .

A perfect time for a drive?

We are continuing to produce functional pottery for your enjoyment and are open for business! Because our small shop cannot safely accommodate large groups while maintaining social distancing, we will not be holding our fall open house this year. We’re disappointed since we always enjoy spending time with old friends and meeting new ones.

We have taken steps to have a checkout process with minimal social contact to keep everyone safe and comfortable. 

You are welcome to stop by our showroom and browse at your leisure. 

If getting to us is too hard, consider a special order that could be shipped.  This could be personalized through a phone call or email.  Please allow 6-8 weeks for production.  If you need something sooner, we are happy to discuss what is available on our shelves currently and make arrangements to get it to you.

Enjoy the beauty of spring in the Finger Lakes and stay safe!

Open by chance or appointment

When you find yourselves in the area, feel free to stop in anytime. We are usually around. If you have a specific project for us, or need to speak directly with Eric or Barbara, it's a good idea to call ahead (607) 868-3151.

If you happen by at the right time, you might even see Barbara out for a ride. She is a life-long horsewoman who currently owns a retired Thoroughbred racehorse and a Standardbred mare with her own winning career. She has trained Top Shotta to be an accomplished riding horse in his second life, competing for many years in eventing. He loves meeting visitors, especially if they bring treats!

Suzie is the newest equine member of the family and enjoys carrots as her preferred treat. 

Oriental Influences

The roots of our pottery run East, since many of our techniques, glazes, and brushwork originated in Japan, China, and Korea. Barbara studied Oriental Art History at Oberlin College and was encouraged to become familiar with the use of the bamboo brush to express herself.  

These are two recent examples of her work:  

a 12” square sushi dish made by Eric and decorated with Barbara’s abstract painting, that rises off the table surface on two short legs,


and a 5.5” diameter rice bowl with dragonfly brushwork which comes with wooden chopsticks.