I’ve collected McCarty pottery for a while now. My favorite…
This is a pic I took in 2005 of the entrance, covered in bamboo:
While the old water tower across the street is gone (it was the best landmark to find the studio — just drive to it), the bamboo is still there.
And inside (the studio began as a mule barn) there’s all this gorgeousness:
The black wavy line on functional pieces signifies the Mississippi River:
Faulkner gave the owners, Lee and Pup (Pup is sadly gone now), their first clay from a ravine behind Rowan Oak. Yesssss!
McCarty is so perfect in so many ways:
Broken McCarty pottery as a backsplash.