May Carter has been teaching and practicing the craft of ceramics for over 40 years. As a teacher, she has taught students as young as 4 years and as old as 90. Her favorite moments are the aha! times when a student connects with the material.
She earned her BFA at East Carolina University in 1977 in ceramics with a painting minor and has taken numerous workshops at Penland School and the Odyssey Center. She developed and ran the pottery studio program at the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center and the Academy of Fine Arts. She maintains a home studio in Lynchburg and has exhibited at the Lynchburg Art Club and the Fine Arts Center, as well as regional shows.