Susan became an art educator after a twenty-five year career in graphic design. She is a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy, earned a BA in Art from Western Michigan University and holds a K-12 Teaching Certificate in Art. She has worked in a variety of education settings including public and private schools, community college, art centers and home school partnerships. She has experience in a variety of art media - ceramics, photography, printmaking, mixed media, fused glass and mosaic art. Her personal favorite is mosaic art.