Tim Compton
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Tim Compton

Tim Compton received degrees in art education and ceramics from Ball State University. His career has focused on academic and community education of ceramic arts, including working at the Indianapolis Art Center as a teacher, administrator, and artist. Contact him at trceramics@gmail.com, and follow him on social media @trcomptonceramics.


Ceramic plate by Tim Compton, beef course by Chef Alan Sternberg, 2017. Plate is wheel-thrown, 14x14x3 in. Photograph by Audra Sternberg.
Ceramic wares and fine dining have gone hand in hand for a long time, but as each hip new restaurant works to find its niche in the culinary community, some are turning to handmade dishware for an advantage.