Ray Kaymeyer was a graduate of Kansas State University with a BFA and MFA. He also attended Alfred University in New York.
He was a Professor of Art, teaching ceramics, at Bethany College, Lindsborg, KS. He also served as department head, retiring as the Mary J. Mingen back Distinguished Professor of Art.
Kaymeyer belonged to the Kansas Craftsman Assoc. National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts and American Craftsman Council.