Honey Locust Tree (Pandora Box Series)
will be exhibited in 
Art That Matters to the Planet: Interconnectivity
June 24 – October 8, 2023
Roger Tory Peterson Institute
311 Curtis Street
Jamestown, NY 14701
716 665 2473 

Black Walnut Tree (Pandora Box Series)
will be exhibited in
Threading the Needle
March 20th – August 27th, 2023
Cornell University 
Mann Library Gallery
237 Mann Drive
Ithaca, NY 14853


PBS station WMHT (Troy, New York), interviewed Susan in the fall of 2021. Listen to her talk about her work as you enjoy images of many of her tapestry series. Click here.

Click here to watch a video of Susan talking about the work in the juried show, 2020 Exhibition by Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region.

Recent Work

“Sheet Weaver Money Spider (Linyphildae) 
and Golden Western Blind Thread Snake (Rena Humilis Humilis)”

Base: 21” x 21”; Plexiglass box” 18”w x 18”d x 16”h 

Grasses: tapestry woven multi selvedge cotton warp, silk wrapped stainless steel and nylon, silk, and rami weft. Lichens: tapestry woven multi selvedge rami warp, paper moire , wool and raffia weft. Spider: tapestry woven silk wrapped stainless steel warp, wool weft. Hammock web: woven multi selvedge gold metallic thread warp and weft. Snake: tapestry woven linen warp, rami and gold metallic thread. 
Branches: crocheted linen paper wrapped around galvanized steel wire with crocheted wool moss. Recycled pine box, found rocks, book cloth on book board, Velcroed plexiglass box. 

Read about this tapestry, and view more images, here.