Susan Heidi Steinberg
P.O.Box 654
Sherman, Connecticut 06784
(860) 355-8301

Go with your intuition. Do what feels right for you. And breathe....

Professional Goal
To create cutting edge designs for various industries.

Professional Experience
Private Collections
Awards and Prizes
Professional Organizations and Memberships
Volunteer Positions

Professional Experience

Steinberg Designs LLC, Surface Design studio specializing in facilitating design strategies.
Sherman, Connecticut
Aug 1996-
  Sept 1995
Art Instructor, Bethel High School
Bethel, Connecticut
Sept 1995-
  July 1994
Art instructor, Henry Abbott Technical School
Danbury, Connecticut
June 1993-
 June 1992

Special Education Teacher, The Foundation School
Orange, Connecticut

Taught autistic, neurologically impaired, emotionally maladjusted, multi-handicapped, and other disabled children with a wide range of problems. Ages 3-10.

May 1993-
Mar 1993
Instructor, Tales of Courage: (International
Traveling Exhibit,)
Childrens Wing, Yale New Haven Hospital,
New Haven, Connecticut
Sept 1992-
Jan 1992
Journalist/Illustrator, HipMagazine,
Orange, Connecticut.
Write and illustrate music and entertainment reviews in the Greater New Haven, Connecticut area.
Jan 1992-
Nov 1991
Art Instructor, Kaynor Technical School,
Waterbury, Connecticut.
Art instructor for grades 10 through 12.
Aug 1991-
Jul 1991
Art Instructor, Naugatuck Youth Services,
Naugatuck, Connecticut.
Instructor for summer youth program, ages 10 to 15.
Jun 1990-
Sept 1988
Art Instructor, St. Margaret's-McTernan School,
Waterbury, Connecticut.
Art instructor for Junior High and High School. School yearbook photographer, darkroom technician and advisor for grades kindergarten through 12.
Aug 1989-
Jun 1989
Art Instructor, TASIS,
Thorpe, Suffey, England.
Jun 1989  Instructor for ESL international students.
Laguna Beach, California.
Jun 1987-
Sept 1986
Art Instructor. Henry Abbott Technical School,
Danbury, Connecticut.
Certified instructor specializing in painting, design, and drawing, grades 9 to 12.
Oct 1985-
Aug 1984
Colorist, JBJ Fabrics,
New York, New York.
Creation of textile designs and color schemes for a widely-known creative studio.
Jun 1983-
Sept 1982
Art Instructor, Bethel School System,
Bethel, Connecticut.
Taught general art to kindergarten through twelfth grade.

May 1992  M.S., School Psychology
Southern Connecticut State University,
New Haven, Connecticut,
May 1992 Connecticut Teaching Certification, SpecialEducation, K-12,
Southern Connecticut State University,
New Haven, Connecticut.
May 1984  Art Teaching Certification, K-12,
University of Bridgeport,
Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Sep 1981 B. A., Fine Arts,
Art Center College of Design,
Pasadena, California.
Jun 1978-
Sep 1977
Coursework, Journalism and design,
Fullerton College,
Fullerton, California.
Jun 1977-
Sep 1976
Coursework, Illustration and ceramics,
California College of Arts and Crafts,
Oakland, California.
Aug 1975-
Jun 1975
Coursework, Photography,
Rhode Island School of Design,
Providence, Rhode Island.

1999 Sherman Library Sherman, Connecticut
1999 Silo Gallery New Milford, Connecticut
1996 Dr. Java's Caffeine Emporium Bethel, Connecticut


Southern Connceticut State University New Haven. Connecticut.
1994 Noah Webster Library West Hartford,
1994 Silas Bronson Public Library Waterbury, Connecticut.
1994 Whittemore Library Naugatuck,Connecticut
1993 Watertown Library Watertown, Connecticut
1992 Arts Council of Greater New Haven New Haven, Connecticut
1992 Naugatuck Library Naugatuck, Connecticut
1992 Wave Gallery New Haven, Connecticut
1991 The Art Center Danbury, Connecticut
1991 Art's Place Naugatuck, Connecticut
1989 Jewish Home for the Elderly of Fairfield County Fairfield, Connecticut
1988 Lady Di Boutique and Art Gallery Laguna Beach, California
1986 Art In Heaven New Haven, Connecticut
1986 Silvermine Guild for the Arts New Canaan, Connecticut
1985 Civilian Warfare New York, New York
1985 Christmas Murals, Danbury Hospital Danbury, Connecticut
1984 Two Woman Show, Richter Association for the Arts Danbury, Connecticut
1981 One Woman Show, Art Center College of Design Pasadena, California
1981 Molly Barnes Gallery Los Angeles, California
1979 Gallery Seven Ridgefield, Connecticut

Awards and Prizes
1999 Richter Association for the Arts,
First Prize, Ceramics
Danbury, Connecticut
1993 Richter Association for the Arts,
Second Prize, Ceramics
Danbury, Connecticut
1992 Richter Association for the Arts,
Honorable Mention, Watercolor
Danbury, Connecticut
1990 Richter Association for the Arts,
Second Prize, Mixed Media
Danbury, Connecticut
1986 Discover Connecticut Photo Contest, Honorable Mention Hartford, Connecticut
1984 Richter Association for the Arts,
Second and Third Prize for Watercolor and Collage
Danbury, Connecticut
1981 Richter Assoctation for the Arts,
First Overall in Show
Danbury, Connecticut
1978 Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA),
First Prize for Commercial Art
San Diego, California

Private Collections
Coach Tours Danbury, Connecticut
Richard Levenson Law Firm New York, New York
Dermatology Group Danbury, Connecticut
Martin's Men's Clothing Danbury, Connecticut

Professional Organizations and Memberships
Arts Council of New Haven
Co-President, Connecticut Women's Caucus for Art 1993-1997
Connecticut Women's Caucus for Art
National Education Association
Women's Caucus for Art
Connecticut Art Education Association
Connecticut Education Association

Volunteer Positions
1995  Special Olympics, New Haven, Connecticut

Hometown: Danbury, Connecticut
Family: Daughter of Martin and Frances Steinberg.
Hobbies: Yoga, hiking, photography, swimming, traveling and cooking.
Organizations: Appalachian Mountain Club, Watertown Art League, the Arts Council of Greater New Haven and City Spirit Artists in New Haven.
Philosophy: "Go with your intuition. Do what feels right for you. And breathe."

Have traveled extensively throughout Europe, South America, Central America, and the United States. Single, in excellent health, and willing to relocate either nationally or internationally.