This week on the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler Podcast I am featuring a panel discussion with Michael Kline, Kyle Carpenter, and Ron Philbeck on the nuts and bolts of making a living as a potter. The conversation covers a wide variety of topics including building an audience, saving for retirement, and dealing with health insurance. 

Michael Kline maintains a studio in Bakersville, NC. Along with making pottery he teaches workshops and maintains the popular ceramics blog For more information about his work please visit Kyle Carpenter lives in Asheville, NC where he runs a studio in the historic river arts district. For more information about his work please visit Ron Philbeck operates a studio in Shelby, NC. For more information on his work please visit All three of the panelists are active on Facebook, Instagram, and other forms of social media.