Susan S. Sawyers is an artist, advocate, and strategist based in New York City. She leverages her experience in the arts and media to encourage more creativity in education, the arts, and everyday life. 

A graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of JournalismInternational Center of Photography, and Grinnell College, she is currently researching a book about color. She worked as legislative aide on Capitol Hill, was director/curator of LA’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, an assistant vice president at Christie’s in New York and Los Angeles, producer of “Bloomberg EDU,” an independent journalist and producer for Bloomberg Radio’s award-winning weekly look at education, “Bloomberg EDU." Her work has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, The Huffington Post, The Hechinger Report and New York Social Diary.

A member of the New York Women’s Foundation and Solidaire, she is the mother of two almost grown-children and lives near Central Park with Charles, her husband, and a curly-haired dog named Cali(fornia). She know's she is lucky.

SUSAN’S TOOLBOX

>  a blank notebook, usually a moleskine
>  a sharpened pencil
>  a uni-ball retractable pen. I lose pen caps.
>  iPhone
>  Macbook Air
>  a camera from Adorama (a storyteller’s paradise, a shopper’s hell)