Mark and Meredith Heywood's Profile
Mark and Meredith Heywood moved from Norfolk, VA to Whynot, NC just 2 miles outside of Seagrove NC in 1976 shortly after the birth of their first child to live on Meredith’s grandparent’s farm. During the process of raising two children and becoming fully involved with farm life they became acquainted with the local potters, some of whom Meredith had known well as a child. Several of these people encouraged them to try their hands at the wheel. The encouragement of friends only goes so far and so it wasn't long before they were both enrolled in a community college pottery course. Meredith was taking classes during the day. Mark was a night student, working during the day in the local furniture industry.
The Heywood’s have been self employed as potters since their business, Whynot Pottery, opened in 1982.
Both the Heywood’s…
- Born on October 1
- Joined September 15, 2008