Matt Henderson   Matt began studying ceramics under John Arnold at The University of Texas, El Paso where he received his Bachelor of Art in 1981. Then in 1986 he completed the Master of Fine Art program at The University of North Texas under Elmer Taylor.  With over 38 years of experience creating pottery and teaching at the university level Matt is still passionate about the craft and art of clay. He still feels there is nothing more gratifying than seeing his pottery being used and enjoyed.

Matt Henderson

Matt began studying ceramics under John Arnold at The University of Texas, El Paso where he received his Bachelor of Art in 1981. Then in 1986 he completed the Master of Fine Art program at The University of North Texas under Elmer Taylor.

With over 38 years of experience creating pottery and teaching at the university level Matt is still passionate about the craft and art of clay. He still feels there is nothing more gratifying than seeing his pottery being used and enjoyed.

Laurey-Faye Dean   Her journey with clay began in 1973 when she began studying with Ursula Vollrath on the shores of Lake Lanier. She followed that with a BFA in 1982 from the University of Georgia in Athens, study at the Visual Arts Center of Alaska in Anchorage from 1982-'84 along with time at Haywood Community College, Clyde, NC in 2002.

Laurey-Faye Dean

Her journey with clay began in 1973 when she began studying with Ursula Vollrath on the shores of Lake Lanier. She followed that with a BFA in 1982 from the University of Georgia in Athens, study at the Visual Arts Center of Alaska in Anchorage from 1982-'84 along with time at Haywood Community College, Clyde, NC in 2002.

Betsy Ledbetter   Betsy began making pots in 1998 when she enrolled in a beginning wheel class at The Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, SC. At the time she was doing an Internship with the museum to complete requirements to graduate from The College of Charleston. After graduating, Betsy moved to the North of the state and eventually began commuting to White County where she had the privilege of using the studio of Jessie Meaders to begin cultivating what she had learned in the brief class at The Gibbes.

Betsy Ledbetter

Betsy began making pots in 1998 when she enrolled in a beginning wheel class at The Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, SC. At the time she was doing an Internship with the museum to complete requirements to graduate from The College of Charleston. After graduating, Betsy moved to the North of the state and eventually began commuting to White County where she had the privilege of using the studio of Jessie Meaders to begin cultivating what she had learned in the brief class at The Gibbes.