Ben Carter is a studio potter from Roanoke, Virginia. He holds a BFA in painting and ceramics from Appalachian State University, and an MFA in ceramics from the University of Florida. Carter has been a resident artist at the The Odyssey Center for Ceramic Art, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, and the Archie Bray Foundation. In 2010, he moved to Shanghai, China, to be the educational director of the Pottery Workshop Shanghai. Recently, he moved back to the United States to set up a studio in Santa Cruz, California. To learn more visit www.carterpottery.com or check out his blog and podcast Tales of a Red Clay Rambler at www.talesofaredclayrambler.com.