Pottery Pottery In North Carolina By Laura Lee & Frank Stasio • May 7, 2015 Ben Owen Pottery Pottery is one of the signature art forms of the Tar Heel State. From the mountains to the coast, the unique clays of the Carolinas give potters creative materials to create exceptional work. Dig It! The Secrets of Soil, a new exhibition at the Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, highlights the materials of pottery through the work of Seagrove potter Ben Owen III. 'My Father Told Me I Was Crazy As Hell' - Potter Sid Luck Wins NC Heritage Award By Carol Jackson • May 22, 2014 Sid Luck There's a potter in North Carolina who can trace his roots by the generations of family members who've spun clay. Sid Luck's great-great-grandfather, William Henry Luck, began turning pots in Seagrove just after the Civil War. This week, five generations later, Sid Luck was awarded a North Carolina Heritage Award from the NC Arts Council for his work as a potter.