Susan Grissom is an award winning painter, printmaker, photographer independent curator, gallery director and Visual Storyteller. Working in mixed media, she incorporates gesture,texture, primitive symbolism and a strong sense of color in a modern way. One of her images has been used in a medical journal in an ad campaign through an advertising agency in Sweden and is in private collections throughout the US and Europe. Susan began with a strong interest in Architectural Preservation and Restoration Arts and worked in Siena Italy on the Spannocchia Estate through the Etruscan Foundation in early 1980’s. After Italy she worked as a decorative painter in the early 1980’s until 2007, working both nationally and internationally in private homes.