Sarah Jaeger
Helena, MT
2006 USA Fellow

This award was generously supported by the Target Corporation.

Sarah Jaeger is a potter who works in Helena, MT. Jaeger earned her BA from Harvard College and her BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute. She creates functional porcelain pottery, often thrown and altered, and glazed using wax resists, creating layers of color.

She has taught at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University and Pomona College. She also served on the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts Board of Directors for 10 years. She was the recipient of the 1996 Montana Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship and the 1991 Emerging Talent Award from the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts. She was one of the artists profiled in the PBS documentary Craft in America. She has taught at Pomona College, the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and has given workshops at schools and art centers nationally. Her work is in public and private collections and, most important, in many kitchens throughout the country.

Portrait photo courtesy artist.