Podcasting Panel Discussion

Fancy yourself a great interview host?

Working up the confidence to take on producing a podcast for the clay community?

Curious about what all running a podcast entails?

Join us as we pull together some experts on Podcasting to answer your questions about the how’s and why’s of getting into Podcasting. Join us and our guests Ben Carter, Angelik Vizcarrondo-Laboy and Rebecca Ickes Carra as they share their wisdom, the behind-the-scenes laughs and stresses and the ins and outs of podcasting. Leave inspired to expand your personal brand into podcasting.

Things that we’ll be covering include:

  • Why start a podcast?
  • How to structure a good podcast; developing an interview style.
  • Building a story arch to keep listeners engaged.
  • Branding and social media to build community for your podcast.
  • and so much more! Bring your own questions as well for the live Q&A!

About our Podcast Presenters:

Ben Carter

Ben Carter is a studio potter, educator, and podcast host/producer based in New Jersey. He received his BFA in ceramics/painting from Appalachian State University and his MFA in ceramics from the University of Florida. His professional experience includes being an artist-in-residence at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, MT and Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, CO, as well as the Education Director of the Pottery Workshop in Shanghai, China. He has lectured and exhibited widely in the United States, Canada, China, Australia, and New Zealand. He was named 2016 Ceramic Artist of the Year by Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated. He has authored a full-length book, Mastering the Potter’s Wheel, published by Voyageur Press in 2016.


In addition to his studio work, he is the creator/host of the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler podcast, where he interviews artists about their craft, creativity, and lifestyle. In 2021 he developed The Brickyard Network—a podcast network devoted to the ceramic arts—for the Archie Bray Foundation. He is the editor and producer for Clay in Color, For Flux Sake, The Kiln Sitters, Trade Secret and other podcasts developed for the network.

Angelik Vizcarrondo-Laboy

Angelik Vizcarrondo-Laboy is a Los Angeles-based independent curator, writer, and arts administrator of contemporary art and craft, with a particular interest in ceramics. She most recently served as Assistant Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), New York. Vizcarrondo-Laboy has curated exhibitions at the Center for Craft, NC, Collar Works, NY, the Jane Hartsook Gallery, NY,  the Crocker Art Museum, CA, Mindy Solomon Gallery, FL, and Grounds for Sculpture, NJ (upcoming). She has written for publications such as The Journal of Modern Craft and Cultured Magazine and exhibition catalogs. She holds a BA in Art History from the University of Florida and an MA from the Bard Graduate Center, New York, in Decorative Arts, Design History, & Material Culture.

Rebecca Ickes Carra

After successfully building a six-figure photography business in Chicago, Rebecca Ickes Carra is now taking the last 11 year’s worth of knowledge and helping other creative entrepreneurs build not only viable but (more importantly) life-giving businesses and lives. The Makers Playbook podcast is candid conversations with ceramicists and makers, about what it’s really like to make a living from the things you make, plus occasional business tips on how to make your side-hustle into a life-giving business.

When you join this workshop, you get:

  1. Watch the online panel discussion
    We will meetup online to watch the panel which will be around 60-90 minutes long.
  2. Bonus Q&A
    Join our live Q&A where we answer questions face-to-face
  3. Lifetime Access to the Replays
    The panel and the Q&A are recorded, and you will have lifetime access to it.
    You can watch it online, or download it to your device to watch offline at any time.
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Workshop Includes

  • 2 Lessons