Susan is a professional artist and art teacher at St. Vrain Valley School District, Longmont, Colorado. She received her art education degree, with honors, from San Diego State University and the University of San Diego where she received the honor of “Student of the Year.” Susan taught art and photography at Skyline High School where she was department chair for 15 years and helped develop their Arts Academy Program. Susan currently teaches art at Apex Schools, a district program for home-school students who can attend a public school once a week. She has also taught painting classes at Michaels stores and offers private classes and workshops in her studio.
Along with her teaching career, Susan is President of the Longmont Artist Guild, is a member of the Louisville Art Assoc. the Arts Longmont, and is Vice President of the St. Vrain Photographic Society. She has coordinated many art shows for local art clubs and student art exhibits throughout the last 25 years.
Susan has been a professional, award-winning artist and art instructor for over 30 years in California, Alaska, Hawaii and Colorado. Her artwork has sold all over the world including Japan, Germany, England, and France. Susan is very passionate about the arts and feels fortunate to know and work with so many other wonderful, talented artists. You can often find Susan working in her art studio at home, traveling around the world visiting art museums and galleries, learning new techniques at art and photo workshops, or spending time with her family including four wonderful grandchildren.
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