Cynthia Bringle's first studio was near Memphis , TN. Having taught a number of sessions at Penland School of Crafts she moved to the N.C. mountains in 1970. She is a studio potter and sometimes workshop leader. Her honors include The N.C .Award for Fine Art ,a Fellow of The American Craft Council and an Honorary Doctorate from the Memphis College of Art. Her work is in many collections but mostly in kitchen cabinets.