Susan O’Brien, Potter and Associate Professor, teaches ceramics at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. She did post -baccalaureate work in ceramics at the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax, Colorado University, Boulder and subsequently received her MFA from Louisiana State University.
She has recently exhibited work at Lill Street Art Center, Chicago, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, The Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis Kholer Art Center, Kentucky Museum of Arts & Design, and The Signature Shop, Atlanta. Lectures and workshops include Suny Brockport, New York, The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Southern Illinois State University, Carbondale, The University of Wyoming, and Ohio Wesleyan University.
Her work is included in collections at the University of Arkansas Fulbright College, Berea College, and the Archie Bray Foundation. Her work has been cited in The Art of Contemporary Pottery, The Contemporary Potter, Ceramics Art & Perception, and Ceramics Monthly, among others.