Doug Knotts

Doug Knotts

Professor of Art
Chair Department of Visual Art


Mr. Knotts’ experience includes ten years as owner of Glenlaurel Studio, Spruce Pine, NC as well as teaching for Charlotte Mecklenburg School System, University of North Carolina Charlotte, and Gaston College, Dallas, NC.

Mr. Knotts continues an active studio practice. He is currently represented by galleries in Seagrove, Blowing Rock, and Spruce Pine, NC. His work has been exhibited in many nationally juried exhibits where he has been awarded for both painting and ceramic pieces. His work is included in several international museum and university collections, including the Roger D. Corsaw Collection of Functional Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY.


MFA, East Carolina University
BS, Auburn University
BFA, Western Carolina University