Ben Owen

Ben Owen III is an American potter born and raised in Seagrove, NC who uses wood firing and other techniques for making functional and decorative pottery. A sixth generation potter learning from his family, BFA in Ceramics at East Carolina University, Fellowship in Japan, and visiting artist in Jingdezhen, China. His work is included in the collections of the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC, The International Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe, NM, The Schein-Joseph Inter-national Museum of Art in Alfred, NY, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, and Mint Museum of Craft, Charlotte, NC.