Susan is a diverse Jewelry Designer based in NYC. She obtained her BFA in Jewelry from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, and her MFA in Jewelry from the Rhode Island School of Design. She has worked for prestigious companies such as Fossil (Diesel Jewelry), Tiffany & Co, and Temple St. Clair. She has experience as a full-time Jewelry Professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design teaching advanced jewelry fabrication, rendering and design. Currently she is the Design Studio Manager at Ippolita. Recently she's been certified as an Authorized Rhino Trainer. When she’s not busy conquering the jewelry world, you can find her adoring her two dogs and wonderful husband.