Samantha Henneke
3306 US Hwy 220 Alt North
Seagrove , NC 27341

Birth Date: September 26, 1970
Birth Place: Tallahassee , Florida


1992-1995 New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, BFA in Ceramics, Cum Laude, Deans List: four semesters
1988-1992 Virginia Polytechnic Institute, GPA 3.2

Work Experience:

2000-… Full-time studio pottery and partner at Bulldog Pottery, Seagrove , NC
Aug. 1997-2000 Potter and designer at Dover Pottery Seagrove, NC
Aug. 1995-97 Studio Potter, and part-time glaze researcher at Moore-Merkowitz Tile Company in Alfred , NY
1997 Adjunct Professor at Alfred University , Liberal Arts Pottery, spring semester
1990-92 Virginia Tech Slide Room Assistant, cleaning, masking, mounting, and cataloging.


2005 Mint Museum of Art , Charlotte , NC
2006 Gregg Museum of Art and Design, NC State University , Raleigh . NC.


2006 “ Feats of Clay” Our State Down Home in North Carolina , magazine article by Eden Foster, July, 2006, 100-108.
2006 500 Animals, Contemporary Expressions of the Animal Form , juried by Joe Bova, Lark Books, Sterling Publ. Co., New York .
2006 Brown, Charlotte Vestal, The Remarkable Potters of Seagrove – The Folk pottery of a Legendary North Carolina Community , Lark Books, Sterling Pub. Co., New York .
2006 500 Pitchers – Contemporary Expressions of a Classic Form , juried by Terry Gess, Lark Books, Sterling Pub. Co., New York .

Selected Exhibitions :

2007 “The Natural World”, 90 pieces of Bulldog Pottery in a group exhibition, Gregg Museum of Art and Design, January 25 – May 13, NC State University , Raleigh .
2006 “Bulldog Pottery : New Works ”, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Nature Art Gallery, 130 pieces, October 6-November 26, Raleigh.
2006 “Potter's Market Invitational”, sponsored by the Delhom Service League, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte , North Carolina.
2006 “ North Carolina Pottery from the Elizabeth and Leo Kohn Collection”, Levine Gallery, Mint Museum of Art, Aug 5 – Nov 5, Charlotte , North Carolina.
2006 “Color and Memory”, The Rye Arts Center , Rye , New York . 2006 Tea Bowl Invitational, Hardeman Gallery, Mercer University, Macon , Georgia
2004 “Southern Mugs”, Southern Pottery Workcenter and Gallery, Columbia , South Carolina
2004 “Flora, Fauna, Fossils, Crystals , and Clay”, 117 pieces of Bulldog Pottery at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Nature Art Gallery , October 1 – November 28
2004 “A Family Affair”, Pannonia Gallery, Blacksburg , Virginia
2004 “Southern Pitchers”, Southern Pottery Workcenter and Gallery, Columbia , South Carolina
2004 “Seven Studios from Seagrove: Legacy takes a Detour”, Burroughs-Chapin Art Museum , Myrtle Beach , SC
2003 “Four Potteries”, a Group Show at Moring Arts Center's Main Gallery, Asheboro, North Carolina
2001 “Strictly Functional Pottery National”, Lancaster Museum of Art , Lancaster , Pa
1999 “Wood-fired…A Living Pottery Tradition”, exhibit at the North Carolina Pottery Center

Honors and Activities:

1997-summer Pottery Assistant at Peter's Valley Craft Center , New Jersey
1993 Junior Functional Design Award, Alfred University .