The Functional Pot: Tips, Tools and Techniques. Ten Demo workshops across the USA and Canada. March 8-10 at the 39th Annual Potters Gathering, Ripley, WV. March 15-17 at Frederick Clay Studio, Frederick, MD. March 22-24 at Dorval Potters Guild Quebec, Canada. April 12-14 with the Amarillo Potters at West Texas A & M University, Amarillo TX. April 26-28 at The Clay and Metal Loft, Leesburg, VA.. More info and workshops at www.vangilderpottery.com.