Susan Thayer

Name
Susan Thayer
Born
New York, New York 1957
Active in
  • Portland, Oregon
Nationalities
U.S. States
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Luce Artist Biography

Susan Thayer is known for her delicate and elaborately painted porcelain teapots. She first began to make her one-of-a-kind pots in 1990, after becoming frustrated working as a production potter. Her designs serve as a link between the past and present, combining ideas and images from antique china with contemporary images and meanings. Each of Thayer's teapots involves detailed paintings, which often require her to fire a single piece anywhere from ten to twenty times.