Originally from the Ozarks in southern Missouri, Zach Tate is a ceramic artist living and working as a ceramicist in Goshen, Indiana. He received his B.F.A. in ceramics from Missouri State University and his M.F.A. from Texas Tech University in 2013. In 2018 Zach was elected as the Director At large for NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts). 

Zach’s work has been exhibited internationally, nationally, and regionally since 2007. Along with exhibiting his work, Zach has been a visiting artist at several universities and art centers around the world and works as an author for several ceramic publications. His writings cover experiences he has had organizing events, traveling experiences, and exhibition reviews.

Since 2015 Zach has been the Executive Director of Goshen Youth Arts-a non-profit organization serving youth ages 9-19. This project endeavor has allowed Zach to work as a community organizer and serve as an active vocal force for community betterment in northern Indiana.