Laura Andreson (1902-1999) was a ceramist and educator. Her pots were known for their glazes and their elegant forms. She is credited with pioneering the experimentation and research of clays and glazes.
She received her B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and M.F.A. from Columbia University. She established the ceramics program at UCLA, where she taught for 36 years. Her work can be found in the Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Mingei International Museum.
Laura Andreson, Porcelain scalloped bowls with crystalline glaze, 1982, Doug Hill photograph