Debbie Grim Yates: Debbie Grim Yates works primarily with stoneware clay, making "wheel thrown" and "slab built" functional and decorative pottery. Her full time business studio is in beautiful Konnarock, Va near Whiteop Mountain. Call ahead to arrange your visit. This trail site is on the Smyth County Artisan Trail. Grim Potter is also a trail site on the Countryside Artisan Trail in Washington County, and a member of 'Round the Mountain Artisan Network.