Susan Doran

2016 Printmaking & Book Arts Resident

Susan Doran’s work focuses on paper making and forming art out of reclaimed materials. She studied at Oswego State University and the Rochester Institute of Technology obtaining a degree in Printing and Graphic Arts. She owned a typesetting/graphic design business and currently works in the Pittsford School District where she has created a Service Learning Program to teach elementary students the value of recycling. She is the Regional Director of the Odyssey of the Mind Program. Most of Susan’s art is made from materials slated for the landfill and repurposed for use today. Sharing the process of handmade papermaking techniques and sculptural artwork using recycled materials is at the center of her craft.