Susan lives in Dundas, Ontario, Canada.  She taught Visual Arts for the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board from 1994-2012.

She earned  Visual Arts Specialist  from York University, Toronto.

She has also attended a variety of classes at The Dundas Valley School of Art, Dundas Ontario since 1981. Currently, she is working under the perceptive and skillful mentorship of Dundas artist,  Ms. Holly Sneath. She continues to develop her skills at the school.

She has worked in various mediums including oil, acrylics, watercolour as well as printmaking, pottery and graphics.

She feels that travelling to various parts of the world and cultures provides the motivation, experiences and resources for her current acrylic paintings.