Flagg Pottery was officially founded in 1975 in Chillicothe, IL. Chuck Flagg remains the sole potter employed by the business owner/wife Patty Flagg, who is also a weaver.
Flagg Pottery specializes in custom cone 9/10 stoneware pottery which is wheel thrown and hand built. The main collection contains functional pottery: mugs, steins, tea pots, pitchers, bowls, place settings, platters, casseroles, bread pans, muffin pans, salt & pepper, canister sets, and many other serving style dishes. Chuck has also created lighting fixtures, oil lamps, candle holders. If you can dream it, Chuck will try to figure out a way to produce it.
Flagg Pottery has produced the Speech Trophies for the Bradley Speech Team for the 42 years , as well as ICC Speech Trophies, IFA Speech Trophies, & MAFL Speech Trophies. He does pet crematory urns as well as custom burial urns for individual customers and mortuaries. Since heart surgery in 2010 Chuck has stopped doing out door art fairs as a main source of income and has changed the direction of the business to more wholesale orders, takes orders through this website, and will soon launch an online store with ETSY.
Chuck also does sculptural clay works in small and large scale. From small table pieces to large scale wall murals. The challenge of producing large scale pieces is an exciting change from wheel thrown production.
Chuck has shown his work at local and regional art fairs and galleries since 1969 and has work in private collections locally, nationally, and internationally. His work has been published in several pottery books.