Sandra Luehrsen has degrees from Northern Illinois University and Arizona State University. She left the position as assistant dean of the ASU Graduate School to start her own art business. She teaches three dimensional design at Mesa Community College and does ceramic workshops.
Her ceramic sculpture has been exhibited locally, nationally and internationally and is collected by institutions from ASU's Ceramic Research Center to the Kamm Teapot Foundation. Books such as 500 Teapots 2, Smashing Glazesand the Ceramic Surface Design Book contain examples of her work.
Recently her work was featured in the group exhibition Leading Ladies: Outstanding Women Artists of Arizona, at West Valley Art Museum at Peoria City Hall Art Gallery; Women's Work, Women's Wisdom at Mesa Contemporary Arts in Mesa, AZ and Sonoran Desert: Large and Small, at Tohono Chul Park, Tucson, AZ.
One of her earlier pieces (from 20??) was purchased by a WVM patron, donated to us and is part of WVM's fine art collection. The title is Family and It has been on view several times over the years...most recently in the WVAM "Leading Ladies: Outstanding Arizona Artists" exhibit, Winter 2014.