Kenneth Baskin received his BFA from College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan and earned his MFA from University of South Carolina. Presently he holds the position of Associate Professor of Art/Ceramics at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
In 2007 Baskin was honored as one of the recipients of one of the National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Emerging Artist Awards. Recently he was honored by being selected for a solo exhibition of his ceramic sculptures at the Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taipei, Taiwan; in conjunction with this exhibition he was also invited as a visiting artist, workshop instructor and lecturer at: Tainan National University of the Arts in Tainan, Taiwan and National Taiwan University of the Arts in Taipei. Baskin’s work has also been included in numerous group and solo exhibitions both nationally and internationally. Baskin’s creative research was the topic for an essay titled “20th Century Artifact Series” that was published and featured on the cover of Ceramics Monthly Magazine, November 2009 Issue