Clayworks Staff


Adrienne Dellinger, Executive Director
Adrienne received her BFA from East Carolina University. She is a utilitarian potter and is an exhibiting member of the American Craft Council and Piedmont Craftsmen. She has been accepted in national shows and is represented in fine craft galleries all over the East Coast. She lives in Charlotte with her husband, fellow potter Greg Scott and their two children.



Kimberly Tyrell, Studio Manager
Kimberly graduated with a BA in Visual Arts, concentration in Fine Art Photography, from Ramapo College of New Jersey. She began experimenting with clay while in school and worked at a local pottery studio. Kimberly moved to Asheville, NC in 2002 and continued clay work with an apprenticeship at Brown’s Pottery, with Master Potter Charlie Brown. She also owned and operated a clay studio where she taught pottery for 6 years. In late spring of 2010 she moved to the Charlotte area. Her photography and clay work are inspired by nature.



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Susan Hughes, Community Impact Coordinator

Ever since Susan took her first pottery class her freshman year of high school she found a way to have clay in her life. This is why she was very happy to find Clayworks in 2008 after moving to Charlotte, NC. Starting as a student, Susan has had many rolls at Clayworks over the years. She is currently a studio assistant as well as an instructor. Graduating with a BA in Psychology and a minor in art, she currently teaches preschool part time and fills the rest of her time with teaching clay to others and making her own work. She is inspired by the colors and textures found in nature. Susan joined Clayworks as the Community Impact Coordinator in the spring 2016.