Susan Harrison

Susan-HarrisonSusan Harrison consults with Prince College Counseling students, assisting with portfolio preparation, recommending appropriate summer programs, and matching artistic specialties with appropriate college environments.

Susan is the founder of Brick Street Art Studios (www.brickstreetartstudios.com) and the current Visual Art Chair of the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts. She has developed comprehensive visual art programs and curricula for a wide range of educational institutions, including eleven years as an instructor at the Louisville Collegiate School and four years at Fort Worth Country Day School. Susan also served as an admission counselor and teacher certification program advisor within the School of Education at North Park University in Chicago. Additional university-level instruction includes printmaking, photography, and ceramics at North Park University; 3-D foundations at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; and, sculpture and 3-D foundations at the University of Tennessee.

Having originally received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, Susan also earned a B.F.A. in Fine Arts from The Corcoran College of Art and Design and an M.F.A. in Sculpture from The University of Tennessee.

Susan especially loves to mentor foundation students and work with them over a three to four-year span as they develop their art and design portfolios for competitive pre-college summer arts programs as well as for art school and university-level majors and programs.

Chair of Visual Arts & Printmaking Instructor – Governor’s School for the Arts
Printmaking & Digital Media Instructor – Louisville Collegiate School
Lead Artist – Gallery 37 @ Hansen Park Elementary School (Chicago)
Printmaking Instructor – Anchor Graphics’ High School Program (Chicago)
Printmaking Teaching Assistant – Downtown Program, Gallery 37 (Chicago)
Art Instructor – KIDS U, The University of Tennessee (Knoxville)
Workshop Producer – Summer Academy of Arts & Science (Knoxville)
Instructor – Arts Camp, Texas Christian University (Fort Worth)

Printmaking Instructor – School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago)
Art & Photography Instructor – University of Tennessee Community Programs,

Sculpture Instructor – Living Arts & Sciences Center (Lexington)
Volunteer Art Instructor – Youth Outreach Services (Chicago)
Lead Artist – Gallery 37 @ The Christopher School (Chicago)

Qualified Roster Artist – llinois Art Council
Museum of Contemporary Art @ Mather High School (Chicago)
Charleston & Matoon Public Schools (Coles County, Illinois)
DuPage Children’s Museum (Wheaton, IL)
The Brown School – Creating Pride (Chicago)
Witness & Legacy Holocaust Project – The Knoxville Museum of Art @ Austin and East High Schools (Knoxville)
Meet the Masters Program – The Knoxville Museum of Art (Knoxville)
The Bonny Kate School (Knoxville)
Rural Outreach Program @ The Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts (Gatlinburg)

Middle-Level Education – Lyman A. Budlong School (Chicago)
Secondary Education Intern – Oak Park River Forrest High School (Oak Park, IL)
Resident Art Intern & Gallery Assistant – The Madeira School (McLean, VA)
Program Assistant, Curator of Education – The Corcoran Gallery of Art (DC)

Certified to teach K-12 Art in the states of Illinois and Kentucky


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