is a visual artist, working in printmaking, painting, photography, and also poetry. Susan’s paintings are relatively abstract color fields, often referring to the landscape. She spent her early years around her grandfather’s Connecticut printing company and later working at The Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts, and Sciences. In both places, the visual world was the dominant feature. Susan attended San Francisco Art Institute and graduated from Marylhurst University. Her work has been exhibited and published, received numerous awards and can be found in private and corporate collections. Susan’s website is www.susanslapin.com.