The purpose of this study is to examine the life and artwork of Bonnie Seeman from U.S.A. and to comment on her place in modern ceramic art. The area of study is composed of Bonnie Seeman’s artwork. Therefore, the researcher conducted an interview at the artist’s workshop. The artist’s life was recorded firsthand as told by herself as well as the shape, technique and essence of her art. The researcher determined that Bonnie Seeman was preferring forms of daily-use ceramics when the information told by the artist, the artworks in collections and the literature about the artist were considered. In addition, she succeed to be included in modern American ceramic art with her grotesque approach of producing traditional forms, which were caused by her loosing loved ones and experiencing health problems during her early art life.
Modern ceramic art, United States of America, 20-21. Century, Bonnie Seeman, Longton Hall porcelains, Chealse porcelains, glass