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Gary Clontz

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1976-2008 Haywood Community College, Clyde, North Carolina

Center for Creative Technologies, Piedmont Technical School, Edgefield, South Carolina


 Gary Clontz is known for wheel-thrown functional stoneware pottery and raku fired vessels. In addition to being a potter, Clontz developed the Production Fine Craft Program at Haywood Community College and the Professional Clay Program at Piedmont Technical School. Clontz is also known as a kiln builder and has built or planned numerous kilns in the southeastern United States.


Bibliography to Display: 

Fields, Jay and Brad Campbell. The Craft Heritage Trails of Western North Carolina. Handmade in America, 1998.




Center for CraftSouthern Highland Craft Guild



Center for CraftCenter For Craft


Typical Marks
Date: 1978
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified June 23, 2023.