Julie Olson - Exhibitions & Events

"Gallery Hours"

For gallery hours call or text 919-641-6808 or 919-641-7048. If we are in the studio, we are open!

White Oak Pottery
3915 Rivermont Road
Durham, NC
Map & Directions

"Durham County Pottery Tour"

Saturday, November 10, 2018, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, November 11, 2018, Noon - 5pm

White Oak Pottery will be one of the twenty potters and two clay teaching studios participating in the 2018 Pottery Tour. We will be studio #4 on the tour map.

Along with Julie Olson's functional and decorative clay items will be pottery by Rachael Graber and Dalton Hughes, both apprentices at White Oak Pottery, and bowls and spoons by woodworker Trez Ramirez.

  • Open Studio
  • Demos
  • Refreshments
  • Gallery with Pottery, Journals, Hats, Woodworking and more

In celebration of the 5th year of the tour there will be a Durham County Pottery Tour drawing to win "Pottery Bucks". At the end of the tour a name will be drawn and that lucky winner will be given $100 in Durham County Pottery Tour "Pottery Bucks" to spend at any of the tour potters.

Come early for the best selections, and bring friends.

More information and tour maps can be found on Durham County Pottery Tour site.

Durham Craft Market "Shop Small Saturday"

Saturday November 24, 11am-4pm

In conjunction with the Small Business Administration's promotion of local and online businesses, Durham Craft Market will be hosting a pop-up event in downtown Durham.

You'll find White Oak Pottery, along with twenty plus DCM members, set up at CBC Plaza in Downtown Durham next to the "Major Bull" statue.

Come out and support your local Durham small businesses.


Cedar Creek Gallery

Creedmoor, NC

Cocoon Gallery

Apex, NC


Previous Exhibitions

"Claymakers 1st Annual SteinFest"

Ceramic Beer Steins from 65 Artists including Julie Olson
October 4 thru November 16, 2013
Opening Reception
October 4, 6pm to 9pm
705 Foster Street  Durham, NC 27701

Frank Gallery
“NC Clay Invitational”

September - October 2010
Visit the Frank Gallery site

Cabarrus Arts Council
“Multi-Tasking” Exhibition

October 7, 2010
Visit the Cabarrus Arts Council site

Craven Allen Gallery
“Mixed Media Ceramics”

September - October 2010
Visit the Craven Allen Gallery site

Pullen Arts Center Exhibition

with Julie Olson and Dina Wilde-Ramsing
Through the month of October 2009
Visit the Pullen Arts Center site

“Outside the Box”

Thru November 8, 2009
Cedar Creek Gallery
Creedmoor, NC

“State of the Arts”

October 2008
Cedar Creek Gallery

Salt & Pepper: Handmade Shakers

October 2008
Cedar Creek Gallery

Art For The Masses

November 2008

Carolina Designer Craftsmen
39th Fine Craft and Design Show

November 2008

Arts Alive on Lichtin Plaza

October 2008

National Teapot Show VII

June 2008
Cedar Creek Gallery

Let's Play House

Feburary 2008
Cedar Creek Gallery

The International Orton Cone Box Show 2004

Mansfield purchase award winner

Sight Unseen
A Touchable Exhibition

September 2004
Durham Arts Guild

“New Works In Clay”

July 2004
Tyndall Galleries

The Women's Center 20th Annual:
Through Women's Eyes, By Women's Hands

February 2004

5th Annual Handcrafted Exhibition:
A Juried Exhibition of Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Metal and Wood

January 2004
Rocky Mount Arts Center

Triangle Treasures

Fall 2003
Cedar Creek Gallery

Durham Arts Guild
  Sweet Arts (Feb 2003)
  Current Members Exhibition (2003)
  Solo Exhibition (2001)


2003 National Juried Show

Franklin Square Gallery
Southport, NC

Annual Competition For North Carolina Artists

Spring 2000
Fayetteville Museum of Arts
Fayetteville, NC

Horace Williams House

Summer, 2000
Chapel Hill, NC

National Teapot Show IV

September 1999
Cedar Creek Gallery



A! Magazine for the Arts

“Arts All Around: Envying North Carolina”

Brighter Leaves: Celebrating the Arts in Durham, North Carolina

Historic Preservation Society of Durahm

Wheel-Thrown Ceramics

by Don Davis
Lark Books

Bev Nagy www.bevnagy.com

Bulldog Pottery www.bulldogpottery.com

Cathy Kiffney www.cathykiffney.com

Conrad Weiser www.conradwaltonweiser.com

Craven Allen Gallery www.cravenallengallery.com

Frank Gallery www.frankisart.com

Freechild Studio www.freechildstudio.com

Lovejoy Pottery www.lovejoypottery.com

Nancy Redman Pottery www.redmanpottery.com

Terry Gess www.terrygesspottery.com

Lee Hansley Gallery leehansleygallery.com/