Susanne Stephenson is based out of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
She received her BFA from Carnegie Mellon University and her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. The recipient of many awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, she was granted an Honorary Doctor of Arts Degree from Grand Valley State University in 1992.
She has exhibited around the globe since her first solo exhibition at Tamayo Gallery in Fukuoka, Japan in 1963. As a Professor of Ceramics and Art Appreciation for nearly thirty years she mentored and influenced the careers of countless artists.