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!

2019 Tour

May 10, 11, & 12, 2019


27th Annual Saint Croix Valley Pottery Studio Tour & Sale
May 10, 11, 12 - 2019
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 27th Annual St Croix Valley Pottery Studio Tour & Sale ~ May 10, 11, 12 - 2019


Holiday Exhibition
Nov 18 to Dec 30

2424 Franklin Avenue East, Minneapolis, MN, 55406  |  612.339.8007

Will Swanson and Janel Jacobson have pots available at Northern Clay Center during the Holiday



Minnetonka Center For The Arts: Arts of the Holidays Show & Sale
November 9 – December 22, 2018
Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
2240 North Shore Drive, Wayzata, MN 55391-9347

Janel Jacobson will have her pottery available for purchase at this Holiday Show & Sale.


5th Annual Yunomi Invitational
Friday, November 16, through Friday, December 21, 2018
Opening reception Friday, November 16, 2018
761 Raymond Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55114

Will Swanson and Janel Jacobson will present 20 yunomi each, available for purchase.
(We are saving some good ones for this event!)


7th Annual Holiday Pottery Sale at Ryan Greenheck’s Studio
December 14, 15 & 16, 2018
2019 North 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19121

Among the invited guest potters will be: Will Swanson and Janel Jacobson



Earth and Water St. Croix Watershed Series:  
December 7, 2018 - January 14, 2019

Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI

Will Swanson & Janel Jacobson will have their pottery being shown and for sale in the Atrium gallery at the Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wisconsin.


NCECA Saint Croix Valley Pottery Tour Gallery Shop
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.


2018 Annual Fall Group Sale:  October 5, 6, & 7 -  2018 was wonderful!

The 2019 Annual Fall Group Sale

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 four distinguished guest potters: Jeff Oestreich, Ernest Miller, Joe Singewald and Karin Kraemer. Enjoy the beauty of autumn and discover our newest stoneware and porcelain.  Click here for more information about the event.

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