Paradox Pottery - Jim Whalen

NC Fine Art Pottery since 1971


In 1971, Paradox Pottery was founded by Jim Whalen after graduating from East Carolina University. After teaching for 5 years in Charlotte, the pottery was moved to the mountains of North Carolina in 1997.


2017 Shows

Catawba Valley Pottery Festival

March 25-26, Hickory, NC

East Carolina Pottery festival,New Bern, NC

April 8.

Clay Fest, at Allenstand, folk art center

June 10, 10 to 4.

Southern Highlands crafts guild show, july 21-23.

Potter’s market, Mint museum, charlotte, NC,sept.9

Holly Arts festival, Pine Hurst NC, sat. oct 21.


For a look behind the scene at the Paradox:

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90 Spring Farm Drive

Horse Shoe, NC


(828) 890-0525

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