1971 Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
1968 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI



2017 A Legacy in Clay, 1973-2015, Belger Arts Center, Kansas City, MO

2010 Lay of the Land, Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

1999 The Timock Survey, Raku Vessels 1978-1998, The Goddard Gallery, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO

1997 Cohen/Berkowitz Gallery, Kansas City, MO

1992 Habitat/Shaw Gallery, Farmington Hills, MI

1990 Esther Saks Gallery, Chicago, IL

1985 Exhibit-A Gallery, Chicago, IL

1984 Elements Gallery, New York



2018 Expatriate Ceramics, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

2013 Earth/Energy, NCECA Biennial, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

2010 Creating and Collecting: Kansas City and Contemporary Sculpture, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

2009 Object Lessons: Recent Work from the Kansas City Art Institute, Craft in America Study Center, Los Angeles, CA

2002 Exhibition of the Permanent Ceramic Collection, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO

1995 Keepers of the Flame: Ken Ferguson’s Circle (Invitational), Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Kansas City, MO

1983 Ceramic Echoes, Historical References in Contemporary Ceramics, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

1979 A Century of Ceramics in the United States, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

1976 American Crafts ’76: An Aesthetic View, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

1978 2nd International Seminario, Craft Art & Religion, Vatican Museum, Vatican City, Italy

1969 Objects: USA The Johnson Collection of Contemporary Crafts, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC


2013 Member of the International Academy of Ceramics, Geneva, Switzerland
2013 The NCECA Excellence in Teaching Award
2011-2009 Faculty Development Grant, Kansas City Art Institute
2009 Lighton International Artists Residency Program Grant, Kansas City Artist Coalition
1993 Outstanding Special Projects Award, Kansas City Art Institute
1981 National Endowment for the Arts Grant, Washington, DC
1974 National Endowment for the Arts Grant, Washington, DC


2008-2015 Resident Artist, International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary
1994 Specimen Research at Kilauea Shield Volcano, Big Island, Hawaii



2011 Lay of the Land, review by Glen Brown, Ceramics Monthly, February Art Institute’s Feats of Clay, review by Elisabeth Kirsch, Kansas City Star, Oct. 24, 2010
2009 Episode V: Process, Craft in America documentary produced by Carol Sauvion, air date: October 7th Public Broadcasting Service
1999 George Timock, Raku Vessels Survey 1978-1998, article by Sherry Cromwell-Lacy, Ceramics: Art and Perception


Smithsonian Institute, The Johnson Wax Collection, Washington, DC
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
The State Collection of Hawaii, Division of Performing and Visual Arts, Honolulu, HI
Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN
The Joan Manheimer Collection, Des Moines, IA
The Charles A. Wastum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI
The Pfannebecker Collection, Lancaster, PA
Nora Tradwell Harrison Collection of Contemporary Ceramics, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
Chubb Corporation, New Jersey
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO
The Belger Collection, Kansas City, MO



2015-1973 Professor, Ceramics Department, Kansas City Art Institute
2015-2005 Professor, Study Abroad Program at the International Ceramics Studio in Kecskemet, Hungary, Kansas City Art Institute

1973-1971 Professor, Ceramics Department, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana