The show room is loaded with pottery!  Please come to visit and browse through the pots.  

The Wild River State Park walking and cross country ski trails are 1.5 miles beyond our studio on Ferry Road in Sunrise, MN.  In summer wear your walking attire and in winter bring your skies along to enjoy the winter riparian landscape from the north access to the state park's trails.

Visitors are welcome throughout the year!

Visitors are welcome throughout the year!


NCECA Saint Croix Valley Pottery Tour Gallery Shop - The Pot Spot
March 26-30, 2019
2519 27th Ave S., Minneapolis, MN

March 26, Tuesday        11 - 7
March 27, Wednesday 10 - 7
March 28, Thursday 10 - 9    reception 5 - 9       coordinated with NCC and other galleries in the area
March 29, Friday           10 - 9
March 30, Saturday      10 - 4

The SCVPT host potters will set up a sales gallery for host and guest potters who will be involved in the 2019 Saint Croix Valley Pottery Tour during the week of NCECA, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts in late March 2019. More information will be on the Tour’s web site when it has been updated to the 2019 version.


Variations of Shino Exhibition - Invitational
March 25 - April 19, 2019 - Gallery 1639

1639 Larpenteur Avenue West, Saint Paul, MN 55113


Northern Clay Center
Will Swanson: Featured Artist
June 4 - 30, 2019

2424 Franklin Avenue East, Minneapolis, MN, 55406


Pittsburgh Pottery Invitational 
Fri, Jun 7, 2019 -  Sun, Jun 9, 2019
Will Swanson

Hosted by Standard Ceramic Supply in Carnegie, PA
24 Chestnut St, Pittsburgh, PA
Standard Ceramic Supply Web Site
Standard Ceramics (map)


Hilton 6 - 12th Annual Pottery Tour & Sale
July 27th & 28th, 2019

Will and Janel are invited to return to Mark Shapiro’s and Sam Taylor’s studios in western Massachusetts!

Back Roads :: Summertime :: Great Pots

For more information and a map:


2019 Annual Fall Group Sale:  October 4, 5, 6 -  2019

2019 Fall Sale page for updates!

Early October is the remarkable fall color time at our home in Sunrise, Minnesota. Join Janel and Will, and our guest potters Jeff Oestreich, Ernest Miller, Joe Singewald, and Linda Christianson. Enjoy the beauty of autumn and discover our newest stoneware and porcelain.  Click here for more information about the event.

View our Map page to find the studio location on the map.  If you wish to receive a post card or an email announcement for this event, and future events, please fill out the contact form found on the Mailing List page.

60 on 50th


60 on 50th
Saturday November 2nd, 2019
— Will and Janel will be showing their stoneware and porcelain

60 Artists on 50th is a one day Art Show held at Burroughs Community School, 1601 W 50th Street, Minneapolis, MN.

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28th Annual Saint Croix Valley Pottery Studio Tour & Sale
May 8, 9, 10, 2020

Friday   10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday   10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday   10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Will and Janel's studio is one of seven host pottery studios that make up The Potters of the Upper Saint Croix River Valley Studio Tour. You are invited to visit some or all of the pottery studios during this annual event. You will be welcomed by the potters to their unique, rural workshops and you can meet all of the guest potters invited especially for this event.  These exceptional guests will present their work for sale alongside the newest work of each host potter.

Save this date for the 28th Annual St Croix Valley Pottery Studio Tour & Sale ~ May 8, 9, 10, 2020