Ceramics Faculty

  • Cary Esser, professor and chair

    A member of the KCAI faculty since 1996, Cary Esser, professor and chair of the ceramics department, specializes in architectural...Read More
  • George Timock, professor

    George Timock, professor, has a particular interest in double-walled vessels that are raku-fired and inspired by the landscape. His work...Read More
  • Paul Donnelly, assistant professor

    Paul Donnelly, a native of Philadelphia, is a studio potter who uses slip cast and wheel-thrown techniques to create decorative yet...Read More
  • Jessica Brandl, lecturer

    Jessica Brandl, a native Midwesterner, works in photography, drawing, painting, installation and sculpture to retell stories of Middle...Read More
  • Tom Binger, studio technician and lecturer

    Tom Binger earned a B.F.A. degree from the Kansas City Art Institute. He specializes in the use of ceramic tile and pictorial narrative...Read More
  • Christen Baker, lecturer

    Christen Baker is a graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute, receiving her degree in ceramics. She specializes in porcelain and...Read More
  • Julie Malen, lecturer

    Julie Malen collages photographs with natural fragments and cultural debris in her mixed media installations to create the dizzying...Read More

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