2020 Conference Dates: May 28 - 31

We want to thank the artists, historians and educators that made our 2017 Conference a huge success!  We hope that you save the date for our 2020 conference and details about presenters, panelists and call for entry opportunities will be announced in 2019.  

Thank you!

Pre-Conferences May 21—27, 2020

This is the largest collaboration of NC potters at one time to date!  The pre-conference has two regional epicenters in North Carolina. Participants who register for the pre-conference of their chose will have the opportunity to meet, visit and fire with some of this state's most talented and knowledgeable wood firers and their national and international guests!  

Main Conference May 28—31, 2020

This is an International Woodfire Conference at STARworks in Star, N.C. and is a collaboration between STARworks, the North Carolina Pottery Center, and the woodfire potters of North Carolina.  The main conference will be preceded by several firing pre-conference workshops across the state.  


Thank you to our Sponsors!