2018 Stoneware Pottery,
Bathroom Sinks, and
Plummer and Jon Ellenbogen
have operated the Barking Spider Pottery for over 42 years. Their passive
solar home and studio is built above the Toe River in the North Carolina
mountains. They have twin thirty-one-year-old sons, Alexander and Christopher.
was born in 1951 in West Chester, PA. She holds a bachelor's degreee
in philosophy and has taken classes at West Chester State, Alfred University,
and Penland School of Crafts. Together with Jon she has exhibited in
numerous local and national shows.
was born in 1941 in Brooklyn, NY. He was trained as an engineer at The
Cooper Union and holds a PhD from Columbia University. After working
on the anti-ballistic missile project at Bell Laboratories and teaching
engineering at the University of Puerto Rico, he took a ceramics class
at Penland School of Crafts, where he met Rebecca. He's been a potter
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Jon & Becky's
THE RED HOUSE AT PENLAND!
Just steps from the Penland campus, charming private cottage on the Historic Register suitable for one or two people in a queen bed. Available by the week, weekend, or session.
Full kitchen and bath, covered porch and stone patio.
Very private yet only a two minute walk to the studios, dining room, and coffee house. Fully equipped for your comfortable stay including wi-fi and privacy.
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