Curriculum Vitae


  • University of Michigan, School of Art, Ann Arbor, MI. Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics
  • Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ. Bachelor of Fine Arts

Solo Exhibitions

  • Composed Construct, Traylor Gallery, Berea College, Berea, KY
  • Hive Expanded, Art Lab, Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI
  • Artifice of Nature, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX
  • Blossom Matters, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
  • Organic Dissolution, The Art League, Houston, TX (catalog)
  • Organic Dissolution, The Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
  • Eighteenth San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX, invited artist exhibition space
  • Synthetic Reality, Ceramic Research Center, Tempe, AZ (catalog)
  • Inspirations from Denmark, LaCoste Gallery, Concord, MA

Group Invitational Exhibitions

  • 40th Anniversary Exhibition, The Printworks, Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland
  • Redux: Transformations 6 x 6, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
  • Revisited; The Boneyard, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
  • Method Accumulation: Studies in Materiality and Existence, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
  • Variations on a Theme; Teapots from RAM's Collection, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
  • Post-Tile, Clay Arch Gimhae Museum, S. Korea
  • Ceramics Ireland 6Th International Festival Exhibition, Grennan's Mill, Thomastown, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Pewabic Past/Present, Beco Flowers, Kansas City, MO
  • Naturally, Lawrence Arts Center, Kansas City, MO
  • SOFA Expo 2016, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
  • Vitality and Verve; In the Third Dimension, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
  • Made in the Desert, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
  • Abiogenesis: From Clay to Community, Janice Charach Gallery, JCC Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Accessibility by Design, Vulpes Bastile, Kansas City, MO
  • The Path to Heaven Flows, Strohl Art Center, Chautauqua, NY
  • Women's Work: An Insight into Nature, beauty, and the Domestic Object, Gallery of Art, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IO
  • Cellular, Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, Tucson, AZ
  • SOFA Expo 2015, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
  • Petals and Pop, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
  • M3 Making Material Matter, Office of the Arts at Harvard, Allston, MA
  • Craft as Art Celebration, James Renwick Alliance, Washington D.C.
  • Smithsonian Women's Art Invitational, online auction, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
  • MUCK; Accumulations, Accretions and Conglomerations, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
  • Arts/Industry: Collaboration and Revelation, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
  • Flora and Fauna, The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, WY
  • Ceramic Top 40, Office of the Arts at Harvard, Allston, MA and Red Star Studio's, Kansas City, MO
  • Materialism: The Medium or the Message, James Renwick Alliance, Washington D.C.
  • Flowers, Strohl Art Center, Chautauqua, NY
  • Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft, Ceramics Research Center, Tempe, AZ
  • Botanically Inclined, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA (catalog)
  • Bloom, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX
  • Innovation Creation: Ceramics Invitational, University of Central Missouri Gallery of Art & Design, Warrensburg, MO
  • Invite & Ignite, Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Brick Castle, ME
  • Lavish and Lush, Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD, Illinois Wesleyan University, Wakeley Gallery, Bloomington, IL
  • Within the Landscape, The University of Akron, Akron, OH
  • Exposed, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
  • Splendor, Roswell Museum and Arts Center, Roswell, NM
  • Le Décor est Planté, Galerie Favardin & de Verneuil, Paris, France, curated by Laurent de Verneuil. Exhibition at the Limoges Foundation, Bernardaud, France.
  • Elastic Authenticity, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg/ Tampa, FL
  • Botanica, Hunterdon Art Museum, Center for Art, Craft and Design, Clinton, NJ
  • XXIst Vallauris Biennale Internationale, Magnelli Museum, Ceramics Museum of Vallauris, Vallauris, France (catalog)
  • Earth Matters, NCECA Invitational Exhibition, The Galleries at Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA (catalog)
  • Illuminations, Simon Rock at Bard College, Great Barrington, MA
  • The Familiar Unknown, Blue Star Art Center, San Antonio, TX (catalog)
  • SOFA, Chicago. Represented by Next Step Studio, Ferndale, MI
  • The Margins, The Ice House, Phoenix, AZ (catalog)
  • 39th Annual Ceramics Exhibition, Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI
  • Beasts and Botanicals, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA
  • Ceramics Invitational, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Beyond the Brickyard Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
  • 10th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, University of Hawaii at Manoa Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI
  • The Artful Tabletop, National Trust Historic Site, Lyndhurst, NY
  • Shared Journeys: Chinese/American Ceramic Art, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, China
  • All Fired Up - A Celebration of Clay in Westchester New York, The Art Gallery of Lyndhurst, Tarrytown, NY
  • Full and Spare, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL (catalog)

Selected Juried Exhibitions

  • 2016 Fifth China Shanghai International Modern Pot Biennale, Shanghai, China
  • Googleworks Cup Show, Googleworks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA
  • Transformation 9: Contemporary Works in Ceramics, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
  • International Cone Box, Lawrence Arts Center, KS
  • Ceramica Multiplex 2012, City Museum of Varazdin, Herzer Palace, Croatia (August 25 - October 31, 2012); Kapfenberg, Austria, (November 16 - January 6, 2013)
  • 4th Contemporary Clay Biennial, The Art Center, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO
  • Alchemy; From Dust to Form, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
  • Orton Cone Box, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS
  • Starbrick Clay National Cup Show, Starbrick Clay, Nelsonville, OH
  • Beyond The Brickyard, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
  • Eight Fluid Ounces III, Louisiana State University, Glassell Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

Teaching Experience

  • Associate Professor of Art, Joan R. Lincoln Endowed Chair of Ceramics, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • Associate Professor, Ceramics Department, California State University, San Bernardino
  • Adjunct Faculty, College for Creative Studies Art & Design, Detroit, MI

Visiting Artist Workshops And Lectures

  • Mendocino Arts Center, Mendocino, CA
  • Sonoma County Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Ceramics Ireland 6th International Ceramics Festival, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
  • California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art (CCACA)
  • Janice Charach Gallery, JCC Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI
  • San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
  • Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Benyamini Art Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Givat Haviva Center, Givat Haviva, Israel
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
  • Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Roswell Museum, Roswell, NM
  • Buffalo State University, Buffalo, NY
  • University of Illinois, Edwardsville, IL
  • California State University, Long Beach, CA
  • Chicken Farm Art Center, San Angelo, TX
  • Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT
  • Mudfire Clayworks and Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • MACAA, Mid Atlantic College Art Association, Indianapolis, IN

Artist Residencies

  • CRETA, Rome, Italy
  • Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel
  • International Ceramics Studio (ICS), Kecskemet, Hungary
  • Experimental Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China
  • Experimental Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China
  • European Ceramics Workcentre, Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
2005 - 2006
  • The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
  • Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT
  • International Ceramic Center, Guldagergard, Skaelskor, Denmark
  • Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT
  • Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, New Castle, ME
  • John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Arts/Industry program, Sheboygan, WI

Selected Permanent Collections

  • Modern Pot Art Gallery Collection, Shanghai, China
  • Kerameikon, Croatian Ceramic Association, Varazdin, Croatia
  • Roswell Museum, Roswell, NM
  • Jingdezhen Ceramics Museum, Jingdezhen, China
  • Racine Art Museum, Wustum, MA
  • Yixing Ceramics Museum, Yixing, China
  • Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH
  • Princessehof Keramiek Museum, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
  • American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
  • ASU Art Museum, Ceramics Research Center, Tempe, AZ
  • Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
  • Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT
  • The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
  • Renault, Corporate Design Techno Centre, France
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • XL Screw Corporation, Wheeling, IL
  • John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
  • Detroit Institute of Arts Museum, Detroit, MI


  • School of Life Sciences Collaborative Project Grant, ASU, Tempe, AZ
  • Joan R. Lincoln Endowed Professor in Ceramics, ASU, Tempe, AZ
  • Windgate Grant for Arizona State University, Ceramics Area
  • School of Life Sciences Collaborative Project Grant, ASU, Tempe, AZ
  • Artists Grant, Contemporary Forum, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
2008- 2009
  • Centennial Professorship Grant, ASASU, Tempe, AZ
  • Artists Grant, Herberger College of Art, Tempe, AZ
  • Best Artwork, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • Mini Grant, Arizona State University, Herberger College of Art, Tempe, AZ
  • Honorable Mention, The 4th World Ceramic Biennale, Korea
  • Independence Foundation Artist Grant, Philadelphia, PA
  • Craft Forms Exhibition, 2nd Place Award


  • Jeongeun, Choi and Park, Hannah. 2016. Post-Tile. (Korea Publishing, Republic of Korea), 21- 22, 102-119.
  • Taylor, Brian, and Kate Doody. 2014. Glaze: The Ultimate Ceramic Artist's Guide to Glaze and Color. Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational Series, 96-97.
  • Kopp, Linda. 2012. The Best of 500 Ceramics: Celebrating a Decade in Clay. New York: Lark Crafts, 320.
  • Taylor, Louisa. 2011. The Ceramics Bible: The Complete Guide to Materials and Techniques. San Francisco: Chronicle Books.
  • Design Inspiration Guide; Plants, New York: Lark Crafts.
  • Biennale Internationale 2010, Création Contemporaine et Céramique Vallauris. La XXIe Biennale internationale de Vallauris - Création contemporaine et Céramique. Paris: Somogy.
  • Cooper, Emmanuel. 2009. Contemporary Ceramics. London: Thames & Hudson.
  • Tourtillott, Suzanne J. E., and Julie Hale. 2009. 500 Ceramic Sculptures: Contemporary Practice, Singular Works. New York: Lark Crafts.
  • Burkett, Richard. 2008. Masters: Porcelain: Major Works by Leading Ceramists. New York: Lark Crafts.


  • Bennett, Roger. Clayworks at the Printworks, Dublin Castle, Ceramics Ireland, Issue 40, 2017, 44-47.
  • Arango, Jorge. Strange Blossoms, LUXE Interiors and Design Magazine, November/December, 270-275.
  • Ting-Ju, Shao. Artist Journal: Susan Beiner and Yang, Yuan-tai, New Ceramics/The European Ceramics Magazine, Fall 2017, 60.
  • Perez, Janet. Ceramics artist inspired by nature, biotechnology, Jewish News, March 17, 2017, Vol 69:24, 1,6.
  • Fallon, Elaine. Ceramics Ireland International Festival 2016, Ceramics Ireland, Issue 38, 10-13.
  • Rod, Mel. Top 10 Exhibitions in 2016, Art LTD.
  • Review of Post-Tile at The Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Korean Review Monthly Ceramic Art, Sept 2016, Vol 246: 54-61.
  • Post-Tile: Exhibition Review, Public Art: a Monthly Public Art Magazine, Sept 2016, 122.
  • Article on Post-Tile, C3 Korea 1610, October 2016, 50-55.
  • Post-Tile exhibition review, Bob, No.146, Sept 2016, 30.
  • Post-Tile', exhibition review, Architecture and Culture, No.424, Sept 2016, 22-23.
  • Ceramics Ireland International Festival, Ceramics Ireland, Issue 37, February 2016, 15, 50.
  • Imagery reproduction, Ceramics Monthly, May 2016, 53.
  • Bannon, Anthony. At Strohl,a restrained adventure in teapot form, The Chautauquan Daily: Weekend Edition, August 6, 2016, C6.
  • Distasio, Rena. Blurred Lines, Trend Magazine, Spring 2016, 26.
  • Eulchae, Kong. The Artistic Value of Tiles; Post-Tile, a review by Kong Eulchae, Space, Sept 2016, Issue 586, 14.
  • Melrod, George. Beyond The Object; The 72nd Scripps Ceramic Annual. Art LTD, March/April 2016, 24.
  • Sokol, Stephanie. Art: Janice Charach Gallery hosts Pewabic Exhibit, Oakland Press: online edition, April 2016, 2-4. (
  • Three Views One Collection, American Art Collector, Jan 2015:111, 2-3.
  • Exposure, Ceramics Monthly, Nov 2015, 20.
  • Merino, Anthony. Bloom: A review by Anthony Merino, Ceramics Art & Perception, June-August 2014: Issue 96, 76-79.
  • Exposure, Ceramics Monthly, May 2014, 18. Images of work from exhibition.
  • Buck, Andrew. Organic Dissolution, Ceramics Monthly, March 2013, 44-46.
  • Voynovskaya, Nastia. Susan Beiner's Other Worldly Flora, Hi Fructose, Contemporary Arts Magazine, May 2013.
  • Hodara, Susan. White that Does Not Signify Purity, New York Times, November 4, 2012, Arts section, 9.
  • Imagery reproduction, Ceramics Monthly, April 2012, 18.
  • Elastic Authenticity, Ceramics Ireland, Issue 27, 18-21.
  • Exhibition review, Ceramics Art and Perception, January: Issue 82.
  • Exhibition review, Sculpture Magazine, October 2010, 5, 77-78.
  • Exhibition review, Ceramics Monthly, June/July/ August Issue, 26, 27.
  • Ceramics Ireland, Issue 25, 37-39.
  • Ceramics Art and Perception, December, issue 78.


  • McCarty, Sarah. Herberger Institiute artists, students work with scientists and big data in multidisciplinary projects.
  • Article and video on Herberger Institute's School of Art partnering with the ASU School of Life Sciences (SOLS) for Sculpting Science, project that I co-created. Students work with faculty in the SOLS to create works of art representing microscopy images. Video of me working with students and explaining the collaborative project.
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