Hill Pottery
Dan Hill - Potter
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888 Wilno South Road
Located 1 km. south of Wilno

With 35 years of pottery making experience, I strive to fuse together ancient traditions and techniques with my contemporary design sensibilities in the creation of a wide range of Soda Fired functional pottery and one-of-a-kind art pieces.

The beautiful, seasonally-diverse environment that surrounds Hill Pottery studio influences the forms and decoration of my pottery. I do not attempt to replicate nature but to evoke the essence of it. The marks of the maker are enhanced by the varied surfaces of the Soda Firing which insure each pottery piece is unique. 

Hill Pottery and Hillside Paintings and Pottery are located near the village of Wilno, Ontario Canada. Wilno is part of the Madawaska Valley region, known for its rugged beauty and resourceful, creative people. Visitors to Hill Pottery are welcomed to Hillside Paintings and Pottery showroom during the summer season. There they can experience the paintings of award-winning artist Joyce Burkholder as well as Dan Hills' Soda Fired pottery.

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Canoe with Green Ash Glaze  

Stoneware Soda-fired casserole  

Casserole with wax resist leaf pattern  

Jar with colbalt blue glaze and Sumac pattern  

Oval milk jug with wax resist pattern  

Oval footed vase Soda-fired  

Wobbly rimmed bowl with Iron crystal glaze  

Soda-fired Oval vase with crossatch brushwork  

Large Jar with flowering grass decoration  

Large mugs with Sumac leaf decoration  

Footed mugs with slip trailing  


Hill 2015  


Vase pairing with brushwork  

Slab built landscape plate