Bruce Gholson & Samantha Henneke
3306 US Hwy 220 Alt, Seagrove, NC 27341, 910-428-9728
Events and Shows

Images of our 2005 shows
Archives: Previous Years' Events

January 8- February 18. 2006

Seagrove Pottery Group Show

We were invited to participate in a Seagrove Pottery Group Show at The Rye Arts Center in Rye , New York . The show is called “ Color and Memory ”. For more information about the Rye Arts Center visit www.ryeartscenter.org .




March 28 - April 25, 2006

Annual Arts Mount de Sales Tea Bowl Exhibition

The first Annual Macon Arts Mount de Sales tea bowl exhibition will be on display in the Hardeman Gallery at Mercer University . This beautiful gallery space is located at 1400 Coleman Avenue , in Macon , Georgia . If there are any questions about this exhibit contact Diane Mead, dmead@mountdesales.net. For more info visit: www.maconarts.org/calendar.asp?ItemID=1172


April & May 2006

Seagrove Area Potters Association Group Show
Opening Reception : April 7 th , 6:oo pm- 8:00pm

Seagrove Area Potters Association Group Show will be on display at the Campbell House Galleries (The Arts Council of Moore County) in Southern Pines, North Carolina . For information about the show and the Campbell House visit their website: www.artscouncil-moore.org/campbell.html . Also, remember you can visit www.discoverseagrove.com for more information about the Seagrove Area Potteries.


Saturday : May 13th, 2006

Art of Craft: 1830's
General Admission is from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bulldog Pottery has been invited to participate in the "Art of Craft : 1830's", a fundraiser for the Historic Rosedale Plantation in Charlotte , North Carolina . The Rosedale Plantation is a thirteen room Federal style house dating from 1815. It is surrounded by beautiful grounds and old gardens of boxwoods. For more information about this event and history of the house go to their website at www.historicrosedale.org or call 704-335-0325. The Rosedale Plantation is located very close to the middle of the city on 3427 N. Tryon Street . Costs for this event are, Adults: $10.00, Children and Students ages 3-18 $5.00, Children under 2 Free, Family Pass $25.00.

      The booth at Rosedale, with Samantha and Gloria (Samantha's Mother)        

Opening: June 23, 2006

International Cup

Bruce is one of the artists selected for this juried competitive cup exhibition sponsored by The Clay Studio of Missoula held at the Allegra Print and Imaging in downtown Helena, Montana. This juried show is in conjunction with Archie Bray's “International Bray” Conference. The hours for Allegra Print are Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m, ph. 406-449-2847.

More Information about The Clay Studio of Missoula go to theclaystudioofmissoula.org

More information about the Archie Bray's International Conference www.archiebray.org





August 5, 2006 - November 5, 2006

North Carolina Pottery from the Elizabeth and Leo Kohn Collection

Both Bruce and Samantha are part of this exhibition in the Levine Gallery at the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte , North Carolina. 2730 Randolph Road

Charlotte , NC 28207 , 704-337-2000 , Tuesday 10am-10pm, Wednesday, Saturday, 10am-5pm, Sunday, 12-5pm.

For the exact information about this show go to, www.mintmuseum.org/exhibit.php?exhibit_id=62


Bruce Gholson


August 24, 2006 – December 20, 2006

Exhibition: Sid Oakley: Artist, Mentor , Friend

This show will be held in the Gallery of Art and Design, on the campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh. For more information go to gad.ncsu.edu/ or to the exact page,



September 9, 2006, Saturday

Potters' Market Invitational

We have been invited to participate in the Potters Market Invitational at the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte , North Carolina. The Delhom Service League has invited 40 North Carolina potters to participate in this intimate selling event. See the list of participating potters.

The Delhom Ceramic Collection is a must see when visiting the Mint Museum of Art. The Mint Museum of Art is located at 2730 Randolph Road. For more information about the Mint Museum visit their website at www.mintmuseum.org.

See Views of our Booth at the Potters' Market Invitational.  

October 6 - November 26, 2006
Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, North Carolina

Friday, October 6, 2006, 6 - 9 pm. (The Gallery will remain open until10:00 pm)
Dr, Charlotte Brown will be present to sign copies of her new published work The Remarkable Potters of Seagrove (Lark Books, New York, 2006)

We are invited back to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, in Raleigh , for our second exhibition in the Nature Art Gallery . Over 100 pieces of our artwork will be on display during the months of October and November 2006. For more information about this wonderful Museum visit their website at www.naturalsciences.org , or find out what is presently showing in the Nature Gallery:
( www.naturalsciences.org/store/nature_gallery.html )


The Encounter
18.5 in x 11 in x 2.75 in

Click for larger view



November 17 – December 7, 2006

30 x 5 Holiday Show

Bruce has been invited to send 5 pieces to AKAR's 30 x 5 holiday clay show. This show features 30 potters from across the country exhibiting 5 pieces each. This show will be viewable both online and in the gallery at www.akardesign.com . AKAR Gallery is located at 257 E. Iowa Avenue . Iowa City , Iowa , 52240 , ph. 319-351-1227.



November 18 and 19, 2006, Saturday and Sunday
Seagrove Pottery Festival, Seagrove, NC

Always the weekend before Thanksgiving, the Seagrove Pottery Festival is a great event to attend. This craft show usually opens 10:00 Saturday morning with a higher gate fee, and than lowers at noon. I will post more details when I receive them. Contact phone number is 336-873-7887.



Group Invitational Tea Bowl Show
Denton , Texas .

Samantha and Bruce's tea bowls grouped together. Details to be announced.



January 24 - May 13, 2007
Gallery of Art and Design Exhibition

We have been invited for an exhibition at the Gallery of Art and Design, in the Foundations Gallery on the campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh. Also showing along with us are: potter Fred Johnston, sculptor Carol Gentithes, and installation artist Anne Marie Kennedy. . For more information about the Gallery of Art and Design visit their website at: gad.ncsu.edu


Talley Student Center

Foundations Gallery of Art and Design is located inside the Student Center

NC State University


August 1 – October 2, 2007
Pannonia Gallery Show
Bulldog Pottery, Abstract Surrealist Greta Panciera & Modern Expressionist Steve Jernigan

Opening Reception for Bulldog, Panciera and Jernigan :
Friday, August 3, 2007, 5:00-7:00

We have been invited to show our work at the Art Pannonia Gallery in Blacksburg , Virginia . This will be our second exhibition at Art Pannonia. For more information about this gallery visit their website at: www.artpannonia.org .