​About Artist/Potter/Instructor Vickie Allen-Shea   With more than 38 years of experience, Vickie Allen-Shea holds an Art Education Degree from American University in Washington D.C. and a Masters Degree in Education. She sells her custom and functional pottery in her retail gallery in the Colony Plaza not far from Presque Isle State Park, and at craft shows around the country including the Pittsburgh Three Rivers Craft Festival in PA, Columbus Art Festival in Ohio, Yankee Peddler in Ohio, and many more.

Having been a high school art teacher from 1974 to 1975 in Indiana, Allen-Shea has extensive experience working with children and also offers continuing education credits for current teachers. She has taught drawing and painting to children at the Martin Luther King Community Center and the YMCA ™. She has also taught ceramic arts at local nonprofits such as Safe Net Domestic Violence Services™ and The Boys and Girls Club™.

Events at the Gallery (call 814-836-0345 for more information)

  • Erie Art Museum Gallery Night
  • Colony Plaza Open House (week of November 1st)
  • Small Business Saturday (Black Friday weekend)

...and many more! Call for details.

Craft Shows in town and out of state

  • Great Big Cleveland Home & Garden Show in February (Cleveland, Ohio)
  • Premier Promotions Hamburg Spring Show (Hamburg, New York)
  • Discover Presque Isle July Craft Show (Erie, Pennsylvania)
  • Wild Wind September Craft Show
  • Applefest - October (Franklin, Pennsylvania)
  • Cooks Forest Herb Festival (Cooks Forest, Pennsylvania)
  • Premier Promotions Christmas Show (Erie, Pennsylvania)
  • School House Christmas Show (Erie, Pennsylvania)

Special Workshops (call for more details!)

  • Girl Scouts "Try It"
  • Corporate Events
  • Faith-based Workshops
  • Public/Private School & University Presentations​

Allen Stoneware also has a beautiful gallery with local, handmade pottery for all budgets and occasions. Stop in and pick out the perfect gift for your next gathering or for yourself!

Hours of Operation: 
Tuesday through Saturday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Wednesday Evenings 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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Allen Stoneware
2602 West 8th St. in the Colony Plaza, Erie, PA 16505 US
Phone: 814-836-0345