Ben Carter is a studio potter, workshop leader, and social media enthusiast based in Santa Cruz, CA. His professional experience includes being an artist-in-residence at the Odyssey Center for Ceramic Art in Asheville, NC, as well as Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, CO, the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, MT, and the Ceramic Research Center Guldagergaard in Skelskor, Denmark. From 2010-2012 he served as the Education Director of the Pottery Workshop in Shanghai, China. He has lectured and presented workshops at universities and craft centers in the United States, Canada, China, Australia, and New Zealand. Carter was recently named the 2016 Ceramic Artist of the Year for Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated.
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