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We are just 8 minutes north of downtown Prince George

      3955 Hart Highway

Studio Hours - 10:30 to 4 Friday and Saturday.   Classes are running as scheduled, but the gallery store is closed first 2 weekends of January because of workshop commitments.  Thank you.
The market is open for people that have work to pick up in the Hall     Friday to Sunday, 10-4. 

Curriculum Vitae

Leanna Carlson  leanna@carlsonpottery.com

Solo Exhibitions

2019 May                                                 “The Fish Meets the Shore” Heguang Gallery, Nanjing China

2012 September                                      “Potential” Peace Gallery North, Fort St. John, BC Canada      


Group Exhibitions      

2016 July                                            Las Vegas International Juried Art Competition  “The Red Room” First Place Award- Ceramics

2013 December                               “Drink and Love, Four Potters Exhibition from Three Countries” Nanjing, China.  Heguang Gallery

2013 January to March                    Exhibition “New Depths, New Heights” Studio 2880, Prince George, BC Canada

2012 August                                       Award - Best in Sculpture Award - 2nd in Functional Cayfest “Profiles”  Prince George BC   

2010 August                                      Feature Gallery at Studio 2880 with Anne-Rose Gorgenson

2005                                                       “BC in a Box”  traveling exhibition

2006                                                    Northern B.C. Clayfest 

2004                                                   “Carlson and Carlson”  Peace Gallery North Fort St. John, BC




Awards and Recognitions:

2018                                                          China Ceramics Valley, Global Artist Village Invitational Tour

                                                                   Award - “Honorary Villager” Liling, Hunan Province, China

2018                                                          British Columbia Arts Council Artstarts Grant

                                                                  “Pottery Project - Exploring Identity” $3500

2018                                                          British Columbia Arts Council - Research and Creation  Grant

                                                                 “Giant Tiles of Jingdezhen”  $4000 CAD

2018                                                          Exhibition “Road Trip” Fort St. John BC Canada

2017                                                          British Columbia Arts Council Artstarts Grant 

                                                                  Clay and Pottery Around the World $3500 CAD

2017                                                          British Columbia Artstarts Grant 

                                                                  Clay and Pottery a Global View -  $3500 CAD

2015 Winter/Spring                                   Represented in Clay Times Magazine - “A Potters Clay”

2012  March                                             Potter’s Council Alternative Firing Calendar 

2012                                                           Ridley Terminals Art Initiative 

                                                                   Purchase Award  2 Pieces

2010 Arts North                                     "A Potter's Clay"  Feature Article 

2008-2011                                              Two Rivers Gallery “Artists in the Garden” 2008 – 2011

2006                                                        Northern B.C. Clayfest 

2005                                                       “BC in a Box”  traveling shared exhibition

2004                                                      “Carlson and Carlson”  with Angela Carlson

                                                                 Peace Gallery North Fort St. John, BC





Current                 Since 2013 Owner/Instructor/Designer at Carlson Pottery, Prince George, BC

2018                      Artstarts Grant - Program Development and Instructor for “Pottery Project -

                                Exploring Identity”

                                Program Development and Instructor for “Pottery, A Global View”

2018                        Giant Tiles of Jingdezhen - 10  Weeks of Research and Creating in Jingdezhen,

                                China with Huang Fei

2017/2018             Program Development and Instructor for “Clay and Pottery Around the World” Program

2010-2014              Instructor,  Prince George Potters Guild

2011                       “Believe” program. A program I developed in partnership with the Community Arts  

                                Council funded by the City of Prince George for recovering addicts

2008 – 2011          “Artist’s in the Schools” Prince George Community Arts Council

2005-2008             Beginner/intermediate wheel throwing and handbuilding Prince George Potter’s Guild

2005                        Legacies  10 day Childrens Ceramic Camp Mackenzie B.C.

1999-2000             Children classes in my home  Pine Pass B.C.




Workshops, Classes and Residencies 


2018 10 week Mentorship                               Huang Fei, Jingdezhen China

2014 2 Month Residency                                 Red Deer College Alberta

2013 2 Month Residency                                 Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China

2012 Wood fire Workshop and NCECA        Seattle Washington, Michael Mccullough

2012 Kathryn Koop                                          Advanced Throwing

2011 Summer Residency                                Medalta, Medicine Hat, Alberta with Josh Deweese,  

2011 Bibi Clement                                            Fired Wood/Salt kiln

2008 Meira Mathison                                      Throwing, altering, and Spraying glazes

2006, 2009, 2012 Northern B.C. Clayfest     Prince George B.C.

2005 Les Manning                                           Throwing and Ergodynamics

2005 Masters Workshop,                                Parksville, B.C., Canada

2004 Cathi Jefferson                                        Wheel throwing/altering/decorating

2004 Peter Flannigan                                       Prince George, B.C.

2003 Les Manning                                            Hythe, ab “Form and Process, developing a personal signature”

2002 Thomas Kerrigan                                  “Handbuilding with Soul” Red Deer Summer S