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There are hundreds of pottery-related web pages on the Internet. Hope this list gives you a good head-start!

If you discover a non-working link, or if you wish to recommend another pottery web site, please send an email to

Information about Collectible Art Pottery

American Art Clay Company
(or AMACO)
Still in business. Their art pottery era: 1931-1938
American Art Pottery Association
(or AAPA)
Highly recommended! Dues are a bargain.
American Ceramic Society (or ACS) Professional society for working potters & teachers
Mark Bassett (researcher -- You are here!) Info about Roseville shape numbers. Please recommend this site on your webpage! Thanks.
Ceramics Monthly Journal for studio potters & teachers of ceramics
Cowan Pottery (especially glazes and shape families) Informative site, by Cowan Pottery Associates
Frankoma Pottery Organization of Frankoma lovers (see below)
Waylande Gregory (famous sculptor, worked for Cowan) Informative site, by executors for Gregory Estate
Reproductions marked Roseville Mostly made in China, starting about 1994
Wisconsin Pottery Info about Pauline, Norse, Ceramic Arts Studio+

Potters & Potteries You Can Visit

Frankoma Pottery Sapulpa, OK
Shearwater Pottery (and Realizations)
Ocean Springs, MS
Van Briggle Pottery Colorado Springs, CO

Pottery Show Information

L.A. Pottery Show (February) Los Angeles, CA
Arts and Crafts Conference (February) Asheville, NC
AAPA Convention & Show (April) Location changes:  Cleveland, OH
 in April 2010
Pottery Lovers (July) Zanesville, OH
American Pottery Show (August) Madison, WI
The Columbus Pottery Show (October)
Columbus, OH

Modernism Show Information

Palm Springs Modernism (February)
Palm Springs, CA
20th Century Cincinnati (February)
Sharonville, OH
Michigan Modernism (April)
Southfield, MI
Art Deco & Modernism (June & December)
San Francisco, CA
The Modern Show (October)
New York, NY


Belhorn Auction Services
Columbus, OH (and elsewhere)
Cincinnati Art Galleries Cincinnati, OH (June and November)
eBay and LiveAuctioneers
On-line auctions
David Rago Lambertville, NJ
Treadway Gallery Cincinnati, OH (June) or with Toomey Gallery, Oak Park, IL

Museums featuring American Ceramics

Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Ocean Springs, MS
Cowan Pottery Museum at Rocky River Public Library Rocky River, OH
Everson Museum of Art
Syracuse, NY
Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art Alfred, NY
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY
Midwest Museum of American Art
Elkhart, IN
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Winter Park, FL
Museum of Arts and Design
New York, NY
Museum of Ceramics East Liverpool, OH
National Ceramic Museum and Heritage Center
Between Roseville and Crooksville, OH
Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art
Biloxi, MS
The Trenton City Museum
Trenton, NJ
Zanesville Museum of Art
Zanesville, OH

More Sites Worth Knowing About

AAPA Resources
The #1 Pottery site for pottery ID's, news of pottery reproductions, a professional journal, a buyer/seller Code of Ethics, events calendar & more!
Collecting Fun Guess you would have to go there
Find a Quotation Index of quotation search engines--in one site!
Information on Museums in General Very useful site for art lovers
Only Clay - Pottery Classified Ads
Have a piece or two for sale? Here's one possibility!
Tile Heritage Foundation Informative site, run by non-profit organization
Used and Out-of-Print Books for Sale Ssh! This is a secret!
Yellow Pages that Work Most of the time... and w/o taking forever to load
Zanesville, Ohio Home page of the beloved pottery town


© 2009 Mark Bassett
Updated 8/9/09