Josh Brown creates functional, lead-free and microwave/dish-washer-safe pottery in his studio near Frostburg, a former miner’s cabin cozily situated in an old railroad switchback. The garden and outbuildings are adorned with colorful sculptures and pots, while the studio is filled withpottery in many shapes and colors: salad bowls and platters, crystal- line-glazed jewelry jars and bottles, and Josh’s signature mugs. Josh will gladly show you his kilns, includ- ing the large outdoor gas kiln he built himself, and explain the process involved in his full-time job and life’s passion.
Josh Brown’s Studio
18126 Mt Savage Road
Frostburg, Maryland 21532
Traveling West: Take I-68W to Exit 34 onto Route 36 towards Frostburg. Follow 36 to Route 40, turning left onto Main Street in Frostburg. Follow Main Street through downtown Frostburg, turn right at the Post Office on Water Street. * Head downhill one mile, through the tunnel around the curve. After passing Frost Mine Road on the right, turn onto the next driveway on the right and look for a cluster of red buildings on the right. If you get to Annette’s, you have gone 0.3 miles too far.
Traveling East: Take I-68E to Exit 29 onto Route 546 towards Finzel (doubling back west a bit to head east on Route 40.) Go 0.4 miles, then turn left onto Beall School Road toward MD-546 Finzel. After 0.2 miles, turn left onto Piney Mt Road. After 0.4 miles, turn right onto National Pike (Route 40). Go 3.8 miles east into Frostburg, then turn left at the Post Office onto Water Street. Follow above directions from asterisk *.