Susan Tecktiel

Susan received her BFA from the University of Illinois Chicago with a concentration in Studio Arts. She has completed additional studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as graduate work in Elementary Education and Gifted Education at Northeastern University. She was honored to receive scholarships at both the Penland School of Crafts in Penland, North Caronlina as well as the Haystack School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Maine. She has been a faculty member at Lillstreet Art Center since 2001 and her teaching experience includes positions at  Jane Addams Hull House, Chicago Park District, The Chicago Children’s Museum, and the North Shore Art League in Winnetka, IL. She exhibits locally and nationally, loves art and kids, believes firmly in “time ins” and loves the color purple.