Susanne Stephenson Contact and Biography

Ann Arbor, Michigan
(734) 663-2679

Susanne Stephenson has been an artist and educator in Ann Arbor, Michigan for over thirty-five years. She began teaching at Eastern Michigan University in 1963, a few years after completing her MFA at Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Susanne has exhibited both nationally and internationally since the beginning of her career, including two early appearances the Ceramics National at the Everson Museum. Her work is included in the collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Art, Museum of Decorative Arts (Prague), The Everson Museum of Art (Syracuse), American Craft Museum (New York City), Victoria and Albert Museum of Art (London), The Detroit Institute of Arts, Loket Porcelain Museum (Czech Republic), Crocker Art Museum (CA), Cranbrook Museum of Art (MI), Downey Museum of Art (CA), Mint Museum of Craft and Design (NC), Ariana Musee (Geneva), George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art (Toronto), Foshan/ Nanfeng Museum and San Bao Collection (PR China), International Ceramic Center (Denmark), Benaki Museum (Athens). Susanne’s commitment to the international community in particular includes forging connections between China, Korea and the United States. Susanne and John both travel extensively in Asia. Susanne and John are also both members of the International Academy of Ceramics.

Susanne has been a guest artist at many institutions and still regularly participates as an artist and educator. The news section lists upcoming residencies, exhibitions and workshops for Susanne and John.