Addition to the Family

A potter’s mug collection is something like a musician’s CD collection. You soak it up and the essence of it becomes a part of you. Here’s my newest gem…


…salt glazed mug by Kyle Carpenter, Asheville NC.


Valentine’s Day Show Preview

With Valentine’s Day just a week away…

We are happy to announce the opening of our 4th annual V-Day Show!



New work from Kentucky potter, Amelia Stamps

We have  new work from all of our artists…teapots, platters, serving bowls, lidded jars, keepsake boxes, wine goblets, flower vases, baking dishes, and of course coffee mugs.

Lots of coffee mugs.

We are loaded up on jewelry too…with new designs from Mary Parker and Becky Rosenkrans.

Join us Friday February 7th and Saturday 8th from 11am -6pm

3638 East Mitchell Street in Humboldt, TN

Companion Gallery(731)267-7784

A special thanks to Kristi Woody for the lovely images of our gallery

Botbyl Pottery & Companion Gallery

Hello, Jackson

Nestled on top of a hill and surrounded by a beautiful vineyard is the charming Botbyl Pottery & Companion Gallery, where you will find a gorgeous selection of handmade pottery, baskets, textiles, jewelry and even handmade bath products.


The majority of the pottery in Companion Gallery is made by owner Eric Botbyl, who is a longtime artist and potter. The gallery also features work by Kelsey Nagy, Amelia Stamps, Shadow May, Caroline Cercone, Becky Rosenkrans and Made on Acorn Hill. You can find everything from French butter bells to the classic and ever-popular coffee mug, and I can promise you will have a hard time picking just one thing! I’ve been known to stand in there for an hour debating on which coffee mug I want to take home. Most recently I purchased a mug by Amelia Stamps, and I’ve used it every day since! Each piece of pottery in…

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Botbyl Pottery Photo Contest: And the Winners Are…

This has been so much more fun than we ever imagined. All the entries have been great. Thank you so much to all those who sent  photos in. If we posted every entry this thing would be a mile long so we’ve winnowed it down to the the following…

Also, as the entries poured in we quickly realized there were two categories emerging. So, we have doubled the prize winners into two groups: Artistic/Creative & Funny

Artistic/Creative Winners


“Pottery in Bloom” This series of photos impressed me so much. The time and thought and imagination that went in to these shots is remarkable. Your vision for this project has me looking at my own work in a whole new light. Thank you CK!


“Morning Coffee” I think this photo captures the essence of the morning coffee routine. I’m so glad you’re enjoying your mug. Beautiful shot KW!


“Sapper Box” This was an early entry and a favorite from the jump. Most folks keep their sugar or tea in these boxes…not this guy. We love our soldiers, and this photo.

Just Plain Funny Winners


“Wine Down/ Squirrel Patrol” This one just cracks me up…classy lady, peaceful surroundings, glass of wine, and a bead on a squirrel. Calm down hippies, it’s just for fun.

“Bottoms Up” Drinking wine with a straw…automatic winner. Congrats CH!


“Moustachio” Anyone who buys a mug THEN grows a stache to fit it deserves a prize. That’s some serious dedication.

click on the photos below for a larger view…

Again, a sincere thanks to everyone. We will definitely do this again.


Hope to see you at our show this weekend!

Lovers of Art & Wine & Mom….Exhibition Preview

Bird’s Nest, Oil on Canvas, 16″x12″. Abigail McBride,  Annapolis Maryland

Platter, Stoneware with Shino Glaze. Caroline Cercone, Nashville TN

Canister Set, Porcelain with Underglazes. Kelsey Nagy, Memphis TN

Coffee Mugs, Ash Glazed Stoneware. Eric Botbyl, Humboldt TN

Join us this weekend for our Second Annual Mothers Day Exhibition

Friday May 11th: Noon to 10 pm (Live Music at the Crown Winery-Wine Down 7 to 10pm)

Saturday May 12th: 10am to 5pm

Sunday May 13th: 2 to 4pm

3638 East Mitchell Street (Behind the Winery)

Humboldt, TN