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.

Upcoming shows 2021

Outside show at the Southern Highlands Folk art Center, Asheville, NC in May 8 and June 12

Art in Autumn, Weaverville NC, Sat., Sept18

Potters Market at the Mint, Sat. Sept 26, Charlotte, NC

Smithsonian Craft Show, National Building museum

Washington DC, Oct. 14-17

Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston Salem, NC, Nov. 19-21


For a look behind the scene at the Paradox:

short view

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90 Spring Farm Drive

Horse Shoe, NC


(828) 890-0525

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