Julie Olson - Exhibitions & Events

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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
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"7th Annual Spring Crafts Show "

Saturday, May 4, 2019
10am to 4pm
Rain Date May 5, 2019
White Oak Pottery Gallery

Update: A special addition to our show on May 4th. Folk singer/song writer Thomas Strayhorn, a White Oak Pottery apprentice, will be performing from 10-12. For a sample of his music visit: www.thomasstrayhorn.com/music

White Oak Pottery will once again host the Annual Spring Crafts Show on Saturday, May 4th, from 10 am to 4 pm. As part of the 7th year, thirteen artists and craftsmen will be exhibiting works in Ceramics, Woodworking, Mixed Media, Basketry, and Jewelry.

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Bill Wallace
Dalton Hughes
Darcy Szeremi
Gaines Bailey
Gaines Bailey
Janet Wallace
Janet Wallace
John Chisnell
John Chisnell
Margo Daub
Nell Chandler
Nell Chandler
Patrick Robertson
Patrick Robertson
Steve Dean
Steve Dean
Swift Mallard
Evelyn Ward
Wei Sun
Wei Sun
Margo Daub

We have an excellent lineup of new and returning exhibitors this year!

  • Gaines Bailey - Ceramics
  • Nell Chandler - Jewelry
  • John Chisnell - Ceramics
  • Margo Daub - Ceramics
  • Steve Dean - Ceramics
  • Dalton Hughes - Ceramics
  • Julie Olson - Ceramics
  • Patrick Robertson - Mixed Media
  • Wei Sun - Ceramics
  • Darcy Szeremi - Jewelry
  • Bill Wallace - Woodworking
  • Janet Wallace - Basketry
  • Evelyn Ward - Ceramics

A new addition to the show will be a local food vendor, Swift Mallard. Their menu will include Chicken or Egg Salad Focaccia Sandwiches, Chips, Salads, Desserts, and Drinks.

Along with the artwork there will be open studio tours, and Raffles with exhibitors donating one of their pieces. Tickets will be $5 each or five for $20. All raffle proceeds will be donated to the Eno River Association, which will be represented at the event with an information station.

The pottery is located next to the Eno River State Park with easy access to the river, so bring your hiking shoes. We have ample parking. Looking forward to seeing you, and bring a friend!

White Oak Pottery
3915 Rivermont Road
Durham, NC 27712
Map & Directions


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/