Sue Tirrell received a BFA from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in 1997. She has been a resident artist at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, MT; California State University, Chico; and the Custer County Art & Heritage Center in Miles City, MT. Tirrell’s work commemorates a place in time. They evoke memories and provoke storytelling. She works in porcelain, carving details through layers of slips, and fires to cone 6. She lives, works, and plays on the banks of the Yellowstone River.