Today on the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler Podcast I have an interview with Jan Richardson. From 1977 to 2006 she ran Windy Meadows Pottery specializing in collectible ceramic homes. The business started as a creative way to supplement her family’s income, but quickly grew into a business with 50 employees and a loyal collector base. In the interview we talk about keeping a production line fresh through yearly change, upscaling a small business through a distributed labor force, and knowing when to downscale after a boom. To see examples of her work visit www.windymeadowspottery.com.

 

This episode of the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler is sponsored by National Clay Week Open Studios, a nationwide event that celebrates clay, community, and creativity. October 12-14 artists across the U.S. are invited to open their doors for demonstrations, lectures, and exhibitions. For more information on how you can join visit www.nationalclayweek.org/openstudio. Join us for a celebration of the ceramic arts!

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