Susan Phillips received her B.S. in art education from Indiana University of PA, where she studied ceramics under Frank Ross. Her graduate degree, a Master of Fine Arts in ceramic art, was earned at The Ohio State University. Susan, now retired, was a professor of art at Waynesburg University for 38 years. She also served as chair of the Department of Fine Arts. She maintains a clay studio in Amity, PA and exhibits her work regionally.