Mike Craven Pottery Exhibit
beginning June 22, 2020
The Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia is proud to present a new temporary exhibit highlighting
the evolution of Mike Craven's folk pottery. The exhibit opened June 22 and will be on display
until December 17, 2020. Pottery is a family tradition for the Craven family, who hail from Gillsville, GA.
Mike Craven, owner of Craven Family Pottery, has been making folk pottery since childhood.
Witness the evolution of Mike Craven's work as a Folk Potter.
The Craven family's pottery lineage can be traced back to the early 1700s. Pieces in the collection
range from 1970 to 2020. Visitors will see a range of work from traditional utilitarian to face jug pottery.
The exhibit will showcase pieces from Mike's first face jug to the present day.
The interview on video is of curator Dr. John Burrison describing his relationship with Mike Craven
and the Craven families' relationship with pottery.