Collection: Will Dickert

Candler, NC

Will Dickert is a studio potter and educator in Asheville, NC. He creates stoneware pottery and vessels in his shared studio space situated among a vibrant community of makers and artists along the French Broad River. He was raised in Bristol, VA—the middle of three brothers—and has a strong affinity and love for the people and natural environment of the Southern Appalachian region and Blue Ridge Mountains. He completed a BA with a focus in ceramics from the University of North Carolina (Asheville), and as a post baccalaureate student received a North Carolina Art Education licensure. Teaching and exposing his community to the craft and art of clay is a passion that continues to play a significant role in his involvement in the arts as a whole. His work is wood-fired using a variety of techniques and kilns, both traditional and contemporary in design and effect. He has exhibited his work nationally and internationally and is represented in a number of private and public collections. Dickert enjoys live music, vegetable gardening, hiking and backpacking, summer camps, cooking, eating, Jeopardy!, tennis, beer, baseball, skiing, and is a new parent of two boys with his brilliant and beautiful wife.