Today on the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler Podcast I have a panel discussion with members of the Hamilton Potters Guild. Emma Smith, Greg Voison, Melissa Schooley and Scott Barnim talk about their experience being potters in the Ontario region and the benefits of being in a guild. We also talk about building a wood kiln on a land lease property, following trends versus “selling out” your aesthetic, and how the rising cost of housing affects potters. To find out more about the guild visit

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 Hey Red Clay Rambler fans, I’m starting a new feature on the show and I want you to be involved. It’s called the Community Corkboard and it’s an opportunity for you to share your ceramic event with the Red Clay Rambler audience. Today’s event is the Indiana Potters Conference. Happening for the first time October 3rd – 5th, 2019, the conference features demonstrations from Malcolm Mobutu Smith, Sarah Pike, Matthew Metz, and Martha Grover, as well as panel discussions and exhibitions. For more information search Indiana Potters Conference on Facebook. To have your event, or comment, featured on the community corkboard send me an email through the contact link at