Bowl and Vessel Show
October 25-29, 2023

The Bowl and Vessel Show is a judged event encompassing three-dimensional art mediums in the form of bowls or vessels regardless of their food-safe nature. This show is open to all North Carolina-based artists. SBPC Membership is not required. The 2023 Bowl and Vessel Show is located at the Mann Center of NC, 507 N. Steele Street in Sanford.

Congratulations Award Recipients!

Best of Show: Kriophoros by Matt Gutschmit
1st Merit: Grapevine Pedestal Bowl by Mickey Pace
2nd Merit: Blue and Purple Large Bowl by Regina Windus
Hon. Mention: Autumn Bowl by Barbara Miller
Hon. Mention: Cabin Boy Basket by Dedria Russell


  • Bowl and Vessel Show: October 25-29
    • October 25-28, 11AM-6PM
    • October 29, 11AM-2PM
  • Awards Reception (open to the public): October 25, 6-8PM

2023 JUDGE

Kevin Brown (Bowl & Vessel Show)

Kevin turned his first pot in 1989 and together with his wife Sandy opened North Cole Pottery in Sanford, NC in 1991. He helped produce the Sanford Arts & Vine Festival and is a judge for the ceramics exhibits at the Lee Regional Fair.

These days he spends fewer hours in the pottery shop but remains active in the arts as Executive Director of the Mann Center of NC and Chairman of the Sanford Tourism Development Authority.


If you have questions about this event or your participation, please use this form to contact the Bowl and Vessel Committee.