Susan Wilder: is a painter in water-based media. She graduated from Pratt Institute with a BFA in Drawing and Painting. She also studied scientific illustration and textile design in California. In addition to her work as an artist who has exhibited widely in California and New England, she has taught at Chester College of New England and Heartwood College of Art. She is currently Dean of Students for the MFA program at Heartwood College and is represented by the Wright Gallery in Cape Porpose, Maine.