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Pottery by Ken Westfall of Pine Hill Pottery

Mountain State Art & Craft Fair

Wednesday, July 4-Saturday, July 7  I  10am-6pm daily

Founded in 1963, Mountain State Art & Craft Fair is one of the premier art and craft fairs in America. Enjoy a celebration of art, food, music and culture as more than 100 artisans and exhibitors showcase the Appalachian Experience through their work.

Ongoing events include a quilt show, marketplace, interactive crafts, petting zoo, antique engines and tours of the historic log cabin and one-room school at Cedar Lakes.

You’ll discover the work of leading West Virginia potters, including Bowen Studios and Summer Hollow Pottery and, as part of the West Virginia Art & Craft Guild, find work from Anne Swadley/River Bend Pottery and Ken Westfall/Pine Hill Pottery. Ken’s beautiful reduction fired work is featured above.

In addition to the wide selection of food concessions, hours have been designated when fairgoers may taste wines from regional vineyards and craft beers. View the full schedule and plan your trip! Mountain State Art & Craft Fair is located on the grounds at the Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley, West Virginia.

 Links We Like

West Virginia boasts so many incredibly talented potters. Here are just a few links we’re following right now:

Check out more of Ken’s beautiful work http://www.pinehillpottery.com

Exquisite pottery by Keith Lahti http://www.handmadecremationurns.com

Work by one of the state’s best-loved potters  http://www.hannahspottery.com

Classic or whimsical pottery by Lindsay Philabaun http://www.lindsayphilabaun.com

Amazing pottery with a sense of humor http://www.lockbridgepottery.com

Tamarack, the best of West Virginia http://www.tamarackwv.com