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Rudy Houk was an architect, potter, teacher and writer. He was an apprentice of the renowned Jerry Williams and taught at New Hampshire Institute of Arts and Sciences (later, New Hampshire institute of Art) and New England College. Rudy also worked as a full time potter at his studio, Tug Mountain Kilns in Caanan, NH and was a contributing author to Studio Potter magazine as well as other publications.

After his death his wife Alberta gifted his gas fired kiln to the NH Potters' Guild. It was the Guilds first kiln and was adapted to a woodfired kiln. It is in his honor that we offer a yearly scholarship to a deserving clay artist.


To apply for the Rudy Houk Scholarship click on the PDF and return Via email

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