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Ruth Cohen & Archie Johnson


Little Meadows, Pennsylvania has been the home of MUD AND FIRE POTTERS for almost two decades.  The serene Endless Mountains with their breathtaking beauty frame the site, creating a textbook background for the studio.  

Throwing pots and wood-firing in The Firefly, our well-seasoned kiln, along with firing in our most recent addition, a propane reduction kiln, remain at the forefront of studio life.  Often months after transforming a lump of clay into functional vessels or sculptural forms, time to fire arrives, only to be followed by the anticipation of unloading and seeing the results.  This always generates a renewed sense of awe and accomplishment in this centuries-old art form and craft.  

Our studio produces pottery that has slowly evolved into a unique and recognizable style characterized by a simplicity of form, distinctive surface textures along with shell markings and stamps.  These kilns yield wonderful shino glazes with vibrant earth tones.

Cupping a hand-crafted tea bowl as it slowly reaches your lips is a powerful and personal experience, adding warmth and beauty to the sensation of sipping your favorite beverage.

Our studio is located at 1002 Bow Bridge Road, just one mile east of Route 858.  We can be contacted at (570)623-3335 and  At your leisure, we hope you will peruse our website, and find us on facebook.  

Due to COVID-19, masks are required to visit the studio.  


1002 Bow Bridge Road, Little Meadows. Latitude 41.96722. Longitude -76.09493.

From Montrose, SR167N to North Road (SR4007) turn right onto SR267N, turn left at light onto Stanley Lake Road for 1.5 miles, turn left onto Bow Bridge Road for 4.5 miles. From Vestal, 26/267S to Stanley Lake Road at light in Choconut. Turn onto Bow Bridge Rd. in 4.5 miles. From Apalachin, Pennsylvania Ave./SR8585, turn leff onto Bow Bridge Road, 1 mile on the right.

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