Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts in Wilmington, North Carolina


Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts / The Cotton Exchange, 307 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401

Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts is a cooperative gallery of 20 local artisans who work with clay, fiber/textiles, wood, glass, metals, mixed media, pine needles, and gourds. It is the first gallery exclusively devoted to 3-dimensional art in the area and is located in The Historic Cotton Exchange in downtown Wilmington NC. The artists live in Wilmington or surrounding communities and work at the gallery 3-4 days per month. Established in 2007, we are excitedly celebrating 10 successful years serving local residents and tourists from all over the world.

Website:  portcitypottery.com


Certification Evidence of Support:  Port City Pottery & Fine Craft works directly with local artists and serves as a retail outlet for their work. Pat Holleman, one of the founders of the group, says it works because the artists are willing to help each other and care for the well being and success of everyone involved. Customers have an opportunity to meet different artists daily and often see them at work on their craft. Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts supports the work of ArtsInWilmington.com as well as many non-profit organizations in the area.

Support for Arts Friendly Values:  Creativity / Vision / Discipline / Bravery / Friendly

Date of Certification:  April 2017