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A festival consisting of over 25 local and national professional clay artists.

2015 Western NY Pottery Festival Recap

June 6th and 7th 2015
Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM and Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM

This years festival has been an overall success, with our attendance increasing, with over 100 more people than the previous year. We were also able to raise close to $850 in our Silent Auction that was set up to benefit Avon Community Cares, which is an organization that has been involved in the flood relief in Avon for 2014 and called upon again in May of 2015.

WNY Pottery Festival 2015 Emerging Artist was Katie Carey

Katie Carey is a ceramicist working with sculptural forms that incorporate functionality. She has completed residencies at the Rochester Folk Art Guild and the Byrdcliffe Arts Colony in Woodstock, New York, as well Genesee Pottery in Rochester, New York.

2016 Festival: June 4th and June 5th

Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM and Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
The Western New York Pottery Festival is a juried, clay exclusive show that consists of local and national professional artists. The focus is not only for artists to set up and sell their work but to interact with and educate the public by hosting firing, throwing, hand building and other demonstrations by the festival artists. There will also be a Clay Olympics competition taking place on the Sunday of the festival. There will be kiln openings, raffles, a silent auction fundraiser, food vendors, live music and activities for kids of all ages. The festival takes place at Studio Sales Pottery in Avon, NY.