Originally from Southeast Idaho, Duncan received his Bachelors of Fine Art from the University of Montana and his Masters in Fine Art from Ohio University. He has been an artist in residence at the Clay Art Center in Port Chester, New York, the International Ceramics Studio in Kecskemet, Hungary, the Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts and most recently at Pioneer School Zanesville. His work has been exhibited in group and solo exhibitions throughout the United States and Eastern Europe. Duncan has been an instructor of record at Ohio University and an instructor at the 92Y and the Clay Art Center in New York. Most recently he was the recipient of the Rudy Autio Creative Initiative Grant and the Elaine Hoffman Rattet Grant for the Ceramic Arts. Duncan is currently represented by Abmeyer Wood Fine Art gallery in Seattle, Washington.