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Susan Balentine

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BFA Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina

Production Pottery Program, Haywood Community College, Clyde, North Carolina


Studio Potter


Susan Balentine is known for a line of production pottery that is wheel-thrown and includes plates, mugs, bowls, goblets and oil lamps.  Decorative techniques include wax resist to produce representations of the plants and flowers found in Western North Carolina. Balentine formulates her glazes and fires her work in a gas kiln.





the center for craft, creativity & design This research was supported by a Craft Research Fund grant from The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, Inc.
southern highland craft guild The Archive of the Southern Highland Craft Guild.


Typical Marks
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Wax Resist
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Wax Resist

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified June 13, 2019.