John Sims, the owner of Sun Valley Pottery, started his ceramic career while attending California State College in 1976. After graduating college, he participated in an apprenticeship program for several years at Earth Products Pottery in Reading, PA. He is currently working at the Earthworks Pottery Studio located in the National Transit Building Annex in Oil City, PA. He has continued to expand his knowledge in ceramics by attending classes at Clarion State College and at the Chautauqua Institute. His preferred medium is functional hand thrown stoneware and porcelain pottery. He utilizes glazing techniques found in high fire oxidation and reduction, salt, raku, electric and wood fired kilns. He has exhibited works at several shows in Oil City, Franklin and Clarion, earning several awards. He loves on a 50-acre farm in Venus, PA with his wife Peg of 32+ years and they have two grown children.


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Wine Goblets (set)
Title: Wine Goblets (set)
Artist: John Sims
Description: Stoneware Pottery
Price: $50.00
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4 Brown/Beige Mug Set
Title: 4 Brown/Beige Mug Set
Artist: John Sims
Description: Stoneware Pottery
Price: $60.00
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Let It Snow Textured Mug
Title: Let It Snow Textured Mug
Artist: John Sims
Description: Stoneware Pottery
Price: $20.00
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Grenade Mug
Title: Grenade Mug
Artist: John Sims
Description: Stoneware Pottery
Price: $20.00
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Wood Fired Porcelain Bowl
Title: Wood Fired Porcelain Bowl
Artist: John Sims
Description: Stoneware Pottery
Price: $25.00
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Altered Rim Plate
Title: Altered Rim Plate
Artist: John Sims
Description: Stoneware Pottery
Price: $28.00
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Soup Bowl
Title: Soup Bowl
Artist: John Sims
Description: Stoneware Pottery
Price: $20.00
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Wood Fired Vase / Teal / Red
Title: Wood Fired Vase / Teal / Red
Artist: John Sims
Description: Stoneware Pottery
Price: $36.00
Email taggocac@gmail.com to arrange purchase.
Wine Goblets (set)

Title: Wine Goblets (set)

Artist: John Sims

Description: Stoneware Pottery

Price: $50.00

Email taggocac@gmail.com to arrange purchase.

4 Brown/Beige Mug Set

Title: 4 Brown/Beige Mug Set

Artist: John Sims

Description: Stoneware Pottery

Price: $60.00

Email taggocac@gmail.com to arrange purchase.

Let It Snow Textured Mug

Title: Let It Snow Textured Mug

Artist: John Sims

Description: Stoneware Pottery

Price: $20.00

Email taggocac@gmail.com to arrange purchase.

Grenade Mug

Title: Grenade Mug

Artist: John Sims

Description: Stoneware Pottery

Price: $20.00

Email taggocac@gmail.com to arrange purchase.

Wood Fired Porcelain Bowl

Title: Wood Fired Porcelain Bowl

Artist: John Sims

Description: Stoneware Pottery

Price: $25.00

Email taggocac@gmail.com to arrange purchase.

Altered Rim Plate

Title: Altered Rim Plate

Artist: John Sims

Description: Stoneware Pottery

Price: $28.00

Email taggocac@gmail.com to arrange purchase.

Soup Bowl

Title: Soup Bowl

Artist: John Sims

Description: Stoneware Pottery

Price: $20.00

Email taggocac@gmail.com to arrange purchase.

Wood Fired Vase / Teal / Red

Title: Wood Fired Vase / Teal / Red

Artist: John Sims

Description: Stoneware Pottery

Price: $36.00

Email taggocac@gmail.com to arrange purchase.