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Susan Abbott Martin is a practicing artist and has worked in the field of art education for over 40 years.

At the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), working directly with students, Susan developed individual programs of study for fine art undergraduate students while ensuring they met degree requirements for graduation.

At the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, co-directed the Internship Program, initiating and maintaining contacts with employers in education, fine arts, architecture, design,



As the Director of the Saturday Art School at Pratt, Susan was responsible for the educational and creative and artistic development of 300+ children, ranging in age from 2-18 enrolled in this laboratory school. She hired faculty, supervisors and student teachers, developed and implemented innovative assessment documents to measure teacher and student performance objectives and progress.


Susan has exhibited her work extensively, receiving numerous grants, awards and residencies including two grants from the Pollock Krasner Foundation, the Lila Wallace Reader's Digest International Artists Program at Monet’s garden in Giverny, France, the Bemis Foundation in Omaha, NE and Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, NY.In addition, to teaching at the college level, Susan has taught students in community centers, museums and public and private high schools.


computer graphics for student intern placement.  In addition, she conducted a weekly seminar addressing the professional challenges facing students, ethics in the workplace, career choices, resume and cover letter development.


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