Rob and Beth Mangum, from Mangum Pottery Studio and Gallery seven miles from Asheville, in Weaverville, NC, come from a family of potters. Their creative process is guided by the clay itself, through years of studying the nature of the materials.
Nestled into the Blue Ridge mountains Of Buncombe County near Asheville, North Carolina lies the historic town of Weaverville. Stroll down Main Street and you may wander into this working pottery studio. As you step into the gallery you’ll see displays of pitchers, teapots, and tableware next to hand built vases, ceramic furniture and banjos. Beyond the wares are craftsmen hard at work. Potters Rob and Beth Mangum continue a creative tradition started by Rob’s parents over forty years ago.
The Weaverville Art Safari is one of the original studio tours in the Asheville Area. It is a self guided free event that offers a unique look at the … more