Susannah Jackson was born in Frankfurt, Germany and moved to Palo Alto, California in 1986, where she now lives, works, and creates art. Building on her Bachelors Degree from Justus Liebig University in Gießen, Germany she continued her education in California by obtaining a Masters Degree in Art Education from San Jose State University and a Post Masters Degree in Art Therapy from Notre Dame De Namur University in Belmont, CA.
She recently completed the Level 1 training in the IFS model
( Internal Family System) which she is introducing into her Art 4 Growth groups.
When she is not working as an Elementary Teacher at the German International School of Silicon Valley, she enjoys painting in her studio, and taking yoga and NIA classes.
She has shown her artwork in numerous group shows in the San Francisco Bay Area and has sold work to local and international collectors. She is also facilitating Art 4 Growth classes, which incoporates Art Therapy and Soul Collage techniques, to foster and help participants cultivate personal and creative growth through the process of art making.