Meet Our Artisans

Hona Knudsen

Hona Leigh Knudsen was born in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia. She attended West Virginia University where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Hona now lives along the Blue Ridge Parkway in beautiful Floyd, Virginia. After a three year apprenticeship with local 16 Hands potters Richard Hensley and Donna Polseno, she now works from her home studio making functional porcelain pottery.