The Wise Collector. Buyer Beware! She was born near Burslem, noted for its pottery factories, and she began her art education attending the Burslem School of Art on a scholarship. She wished to go on to the Royal College of Art, but a requirement was that she be employed in an art-related industry. So, in , to fulfill that requirement, she went to work for A. This "brief" stay became her lifelong work, spanning over 60 years.
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Susan Vera " Susie " Cooper 29 October — 28 July was a prolific English ceramic designer working in the Stoke-on-Trent pottery industries from the s to the s. Born in Burslem, Staffordshire, she was the youngest of seven children. From an early age she developed an interest in drawing, and began her art education by attending night classes at the Burslem School of Art. In she joined the ceramics firm A.
Susie Cooper left A. Ltd where she had been a decorator and designer in October to establish an independent pottery business, first at Tunstall and then at the Chelsea Works, Burslem. From c.