Welcome to Canyon Creek Pottery


Winter Hours

Open by appointment or chance

541-390-2449

ken@canyoncreekpotteryllc.com

Canyon Creek Pottery is a working studio and adjoining gallery that features the functional pottery made by Kenneth Merrill.


Canyon Creek Pottery offers a wide selection of handmade pottery. We specialize in functional pottery but also make some decorative piece’s. We are located in beautiful Sisters, Oregon a small town nestled in the foothills of the Three Sisters Wilderness.

Ken Merrill potter

“I have always liked the process of making pottery, turning mud into a functional piece of art is a magical thing, I also love when people want to use my pottery”.

My work is all handmade in the studio behind the gallery in Sisters, Oregon. I work with the finest clays available and fire my work to cone 10 (2400 degrees) in a reduction atmosphere, this makes my pottery very durable and beautiful. The high firing hardens the clay, and the reduction reacts with the chemicals in the clay and the glaze to produce beautiful colors and effects. My favorite part is throwing the clay on a potter’s wheel.

There are many uses for using handmade pottery from accents in your kitchen or home one of my favorites is having your favorite mug that fits your hand so well that it feels like it was made for your hand.

Throwing on a potter’s wheel.

I opened my gallery in 2002, this year is our 20th anniversary, it has been a lot of fun getting to know the people who buy and enjoy my work. I have opened this online store to give my customers another way to get my work.

We are a little hard to find, but if you enjoy fine handmade pottery, it is a must see and well worth the effort! Stop by and visit the next time you are in Central Oregon!

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We have a wide selection pottery pieces that can be used for many different things from your favorite coffee mug or a set of handmade dinnerware for your kitchen. The handmade pottery mug seems to be peoples favorite, you have to come in and pick out the one this is perfect for you. There are a lot of useful serving pieces or baking ware that can spice up any kitchen. Our platters and large serving bowl are so beautiful and useful. Some of the pieces we make are decorative and can be a beautiful accent to any home, like a handmade pottery lamp that can light up you living room or bedside to a beautiful vase that can add some color to any room in your home.

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Early morning lighting of the glaze kiln.