Susan received a BA and Standard Secondary Teaching Certificate in art at San Jose State College and taught art at Lindsay Jr. High School in Lindsay, California for three years.
After moving to Tucson in 1981, She returned to college to pursue a Masters in Special Education. During her twenty years as a special education teacher, she was able to use her art training to help her students build confidence and a feeling of self-worth.
Since her retirement in May of 2004, she has indulged herself in creating as often as she can. she prefers working with acrylic paint, watercolor and/or mixed media. Usually teaching two or three ongoing classes a week in one or more of these specialties. She offers both group and private lessons.
Susan loves the individuality of art. Just as each of us is unique, so is our creativity.