About the Artist
Susan Constance MacLeish

Although Susan concentrates on Silk Painting, Clay work and Glass Fusing, she also works with printmaking, painting, watercolor, acrylic and tempra, Fiber arts, oil and chalk pastels, batik, drawing, 3D sculpture with organic materials, candling, crafts, scrap booking, wood burning and photography.

Education

Western Carolina  B.S. Art Education 1976

University of South Florida B.S. Early Childhood 2000

St.Petersburg College 2009, CEU’s

Recieved Fine Arts Award for Student of the Year 2009-2010

Juried Art Shows

Westchester County, NY

Mecklenburg County NC

Pinellas County FL

Though art classes are no longer offered, Feel free to inquire about hosting your event on a case by case basis.

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Testimonials

“For the past three years, I have had the pleasure of working with Susan MacLeish. She is one of the most talented art teachers that I have encountered. Ms.MacLeish is a never ending source of unique ideas and interesting techniques, which motivate our students to become young successful artists.”

Catie Webb, First grade teacher Northward Elementary School

“I love your “extended” classroom. You offer opportunities that most of our students have never had”

Teri Howard, 5th Grade teacher Eisenhower Elementary School

“We are receiving great community recognition thanks to Susan MacLeish. Susan has set up a display of our students clay sea turtles at the Clearwater Marine Science Center. They are getting rave reviews”

Louise Crowder-Neri, Principal Northward Elementary School

Dear Ms. MacLeish,

“Thank you for helping me doing the oil pastel of Van Gogh starry night. It was kind of hard to do.

I think you are Van Gogh because you are awesome!!!!!!!

Andrew Allen, 5th grade

Dear Ms. MacLeish,

You have been so nice and kind to me. Also, you have helped me improve my art. I have learned a lot from you and you are the best art teacher ever! Of all of the projects, I especially like the glass and wood burning and clay and painting the Starry Night” and oil pastels and winning the award.

Kierra, Student Age 7

Teaching Experience