Your Paint-Your-Own Pottery Studio:
Poke-A-Nose Pottery is a Paint-Your-Own Pottery Studio. You choose the pieces you like, paint them with the colors and designs you like and then we finish with a clear glaze and fire them in an industrial kiln at 1845 degrees, which takes 7 days. When you pick up your fired items they will be Food, dishwasher and microwave SAFE to use.
We offer monthly classes and events for all ages. Caretaker and Me, Mom's Groups, BYOB and more. (*COVID has slowed down these events and gatherings, please keep an eye on our Calendar of events and Facebook events for more info.)
Custom Hand/Foot Print Design Gallery:
Our Hand Painted, Custom hand and foot print designs are one of a kind. Perfect for heart warming gifts or just to keep to remember those tiny fingers and toes.
We can do hand and foot prints ANY time, no reservations needed. They a quick and easy for even the tiniest toes. You choose a design, we paint and press them onto the item that suits your needs for the occasion and then we finish it for you. Easy Peasy. Custom artwork takes 2 weeks to complete, please allow for this when you order. Orders are done in-studio, with the hands and feet needed to make the design. Thank you.
*Portraits of Family, Pets, Homes and Cars can take up to 3-4 weeks to complete.
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Why "Poke A Nose"? Well....
A long, long time ago in the dark and scary world called College, a young couple by the names of Jason and Kelly had a Crazy idea.... They created a plan to help pay off too many years of school parties... ummm, I mean loans, School loans, yeah. Jason with a BA in Music, a soft lipped Trombone Player, Tooting his way to the Top. And Kelly with a BFA, with a concentration in the Fine Art of getting Messy, and a BA in Psychology (... she can now certifiably call herself Crazy!) They decided to start a Business! Oooooh. Kelly, having some experience with ceramic stuff, decided to follow a trend of Contemporary Ceramic Studios. Growing up in the Poconos she knew there wasn't one in the whole area. So... Why not start one. After many ideas on the "Name" for the new store it struck Kelly like Lightning! In College everyone asks... "So, where are you from?" Kelly always replied, "The Poconos!" Pointing to her nose. This would always get a laugh, breaking the awkward barrier. And that's how the name "Poke-A-Nose" Pottery came to be. And it all gets a little fuzzy after that....I think they may have opened the Studio in the humid heat of summer, the first day of August in 2002. And they've been working hard ever since. Building a Party Room from scratch, adding a stuff-your-own-teddy bear area and Mosaics. Then years later adding canvas painting and glass fusion. But nothing matched the popular pottery painting. Kelly and Jason created a very colorful, fun , relaxing and welcoming place to call their second home. Well, you'd just have to "Poke your nose" in and see for yourself.
Then in August of 2010 the business grew by 2 feet... with their son Drake. He grew up in the studio painting his way to the top. Now he is the head of the complaint department.
2002, August 1
First day of the painting game we call work.
Adding a baby to the paint-your-own pottery world. Exciting and very colorfully messy!
Ready for Phase two
Time to pass the brush. We are ready for the next chapter in our lives. So, if you want to know the awesomeness of owning your own pottery studio, please contact us. We are waiting for YOU.