Susan Friedman is a Michigan artist who has retired from teaching art in schools for 20 years. She received her graduate degree from Hunter College in New York where she lived and studied in the 1970’s. This experience offered exposure to many well known artists and the diverse and confrontational art scene of the time. She has generally focused on landscape themes but often included wildlife or urban landscape in her work. Mediums used range from oil on canvas to India ink and water based paint on paper.