Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Holiday Sale with Teresa Pietsch Pottery

Better Late Than Never!

Come join me and my very special guest potter, Teresa Pietsch, for the Annual Nine Toes Pottery Holiday Sale.  Saturday, December 13 and Sunday, December 14, we will be at my studio, 10 am until 4 pm, with lots of pots, cookies and cider to go around.  The studio address is #4 The Glen, CH, NC, 27514.

Come by and pick up some highly decorated functional earthenware from me and some elegant tree inspired stoneware from Teresa.  Happy Holidays to all, and hope to see you at the sale!
Teresa Pietsch, Tree Mugs, click on image to go to her website

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Mockernut 2014

I'll be joining Doug Dotson, of Doug Dotson Pottery fame, next weekend, September 27-28, 10-4 pm, for the Mockernut Show.  We will have lots of great pots and refreshments on hand, and we would love to see you out in the lovely woods of Chatham County, NC!

Doug Dotson, Teapot, soda fired stoneware, yummy!

Doug and I will be joined by Emma Skurnick, with her wonderful and fantastical nature illustrations

Emma Skurnick, Egret and Sumac, nice pops of red!

 And the wonderful Gay Smith, with her distinctive and expressive functional soda fired porcelain vessels! 

 Gay Smith, Cache Pot, soda fired porcelain, love, love, love it!

Come on out and visit with us and check out all the pots and potters and illustrators in one beautiful location!  Hope to see you there!

Ronan Peterson, Mixing Bowl, earthenware, really excited about that handle!

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Summer vases!

nine toes pottery

invites you to these summer pottery events!

Ronan Peterson:  new ceramic work

Claymakers, Durham, NC

July 18 - September 19

accompanying workshop, "Slippin' and Siggin'", August 1-3

"from away", dow studio summer 

showcase series, deer isle, ME

Save the Date!
September 20-21, The Mockernut Sale at 

Doug Dotson Pottery near Pittsboro, NC

Special Guests:

Gay Smith,
expressive soda fired porcelain

Emma Skurnick,
detailed and delightful drawings and paintings

Go to for more details



Wednesday, May 7, 2014

One Step Ahead?!?

So, apparently, I have almost all of my pots finished and a quick snapshot taken of each...this never happens.  Enjoy this link to pics of pots I'll have at the 2014 Happy Sprummer Sale this weekend...peruse and preview!

And, word on the street is, Doug Dotson will have some preview pics up at sometime before the sale, check it out!

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Happy Sprummer 2014, with Fancy D!

*May 10, 2014*
*Saturday, 10 - 4*

Nine Toes Pottery / Ronan Kyle Peterson

 2014 Happy Sprummer Sale
with special guest, Doug Dotson

Doug and I are joining forces on Saturday, May 10, 10 - 4 pm, to put together a
vast assortment of earthenware and soda fired stoneware pottery.  Come,
bring a friend, bring your momma, and take home some of these potteries!

The sale will be at my home.  Here is the address:
You can call (919) 225 - 6160 or email 
if you need help with directions, etc.
Check out to see more of Doug's

 stellar work, and to keep up with Nine Toes Pottery go to


Spring/Summer Shows and Exhibitions

May - September, Summer Showcase Series, Dow Studio,
Deer Isle, ME.

June 6 - September 7, Teapot National IX, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC.

July 25 - September 17, Solo show, Claymakers, Durham, NC.

Upcoming Workshops
with Ronan Kyle Peterson

May 25 - June 6, "Scratching the Surface" workshop at Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC. for more details.

June 28-30, "Slippin' and Siggin'" workshop at the Kiln Studio and Gallery, Fairhope, AL. for more details.

August 1-3, "Slippin' and Siggin'" workshop at Claymakers, Durham, NC. for more details. 

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Cold and Early 2014

Nine Toes Pottery Goings-Ons

(Hope everyone is happy and well into a healthy 2014!)

Things are (or were, when I started this announcement) cold and 

snowy here in Chapel Hill, NC.  Hope everyone else is warm and 
toasty indoors and reading a book...besides reading this blogpost, 
of course!

I just wanted to get the word out about some shows and 

workshops that I am part of for this early part of 2014.

"Comic Nature:  New Work by Ronan Peterson", 

The Kiln Gallery and Studio, Fairhope, AL.  
February 7-March 4
(I also have a workshop June 28-29 at the Kiln Studio, 

"Slippin' and Siggin'")

"Scratching the Surface"  hands-on workshop, 

Catherine Orrantia's studio in Oro Valley, Arizona, 
March 7-9

Currently and locally, I have some work in "A New Season", 
at FRANK Gallery in Chapel Hill and in the "North Carolina Ceramics
 Invitational" at the Health Arts Network at Duke, located in Durham, 
at the Duke Eye Center.  I also have work in the "View of the Making" 
exhibition put together by Michael Schwalbe.  The exhibition is currently
up at the N.C. State University Craft Center in Raleigh, NC, and there will
be a Gathering of Makers discussion on February 25, 6-7 pm

Coming up soon:

"Distilled Essences II", Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL.
March 1-April 4

"Functional Ceramics 2014", exhibition, Wayne Center for the Arts, 

Wooster, OH.  April 24-26.

"Yunomi Invitational 2014", AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA. 

April 25-May 16

"Scratching the Surface", workshop, Penland School of Crafts, 

Penland, NC.  
Summer Session One, May 25-June 6

"Slippin' and Siggin'", workshop, The Kiln Studio, Fairhope, AL.  

June 28-29



Thanks to Everyone out there, and I hope 2014 blesses you

with a bounty of equestrian benevolence!