Van Hollow Pottery

functional art pottery

   Rogers, Arkansas

 

 

 

         Jim Young and Sarah Young are the founders of Van Hollow Pottery offering pottery classes and creating handmade stoneware including Extreme Forms or large ceramic works that have architectural value for special display opportunities as well as day-to-day functional art pottery including bistro cups, serving bowls, sculpted vases, hanging platters and a vast array of other items. Van Hollow Pottery is located on the Van Hollow arm of scenic Beaver Lake in the Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas.

         Jim is a master potter and teacher with over 40 years experience.  His pottery is well-known for its complex glazing and attention to detail.  See a more detailed description of his philosophy as well as a retrospection by clicking on the Videos link to the left or using these YouTube Links:

 

   40 Years in Pottery (18 minutes):  http://youtu.be/_wrZk44dYRE

   Talking With Clay (21 minutes):  http://youtu.be/igaPRlUuZkw

 

      Sarah's expertise is creating innovative surface designs on the pottery as well as chronicling the similarities and differences among pottery cultures worldwide.

 

      Together they produce functional handmade pottery -

high-fire stoneware - for everyday use & unique gifts.

 

       Class Information: Jim also runs a teaching studio offering clay classes of all skill levels. learn all phases of handmade pottery ...pinch pots, coil pots, slab constructions, and wheel thrown pots.  The studio offers a  wide range of glazes and firing techniques including raku and high-fire reduction stoneware . Jim is an Artist listed in the Arkansas Arts in Education program.

 

        Galleries: Van Hollow Pottery items are available at Poor Richards Art - 1st & Walnut in historic downtown Rogers, AR, The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Store, Bentonville, AR and Eureka Thyme Gallery in downtown Eureka Springs, AR.

 

 

Click arrow to view a 2 minute Introduction to Van Hollow Pottery

 

 

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