August 8, 2020

Recent genealogy research has revealed that Roger Corn is a direct descendent of Clemmonds (Clemons) Quillian Chandler. Chandler was the first documented potter found in the Gillsville area (1860). Chandler is rumored to have come to White County, Georgia from Edgefiel...

May 23, 2018

Have you ever heard of smoke-fired pottery?This interesting way of finishing handmade pieces produces a one-of-a-kind color and pattern for each piece that can never be reproduced. The potter creates the pieces and bisque-fires them to get them to a porous state. The p...

July 28, 2017

Here is the video that Roger and I made. Please take it for what it is; a first attempt at documenting something that some people might care about. As I stated before, I have never shot a video before. Additionally, my external mic went out literally the first time we...

July 17, 2017

Weekend before last, Roger let me shadow him for the day. I have to admit, that even as a fan of pottery, and someone who has spent time with several folk potters, I truly did not know how much physical labor goes into the process. Surprisingly, Roger was eager to docu...

May 18, 2017

Those that follow the facebook feed have already seen this, but we did find out what secrets Roger had been up to. He's making swirlware now, and he's been working on some pretty neat designs. If you have purchased some of these, make your way over to the facebook page...

January 30, 2017

It's been a while since we've made any updates, but we just wanted you to know that this is just the life of an artist. Roger has been busy pursuing some other interests, including collaborating with other artists on a mass-production project, and writing and organizin...

September 8, 2016

Those who know Roger know that describing him could take a while, but since some have asked, I'll do my best.

Roger Corn is first and foremost a man of faith. Much like his father and grandfather before him, Roger is a strong believer in God and the power of  prayer. He...

August 8, 2016

Every man has a story about a big fish. Usually, it's about a fish that got away. When Roger wanted to tell me a story about a fish, I was a little bit confused. I know Roger can't tell a lie if his life depends on it, so I was wondering what kind of tale was about to...