Working with a wide array of media ranging from watercolors to pottery to encaustics Susan Pickering Rothamel creates amazing artwork. She is also part owner of USArtQuest, Inc., an art materials company that develops unique and unusual products offered with a decidedly educational slant. She has been teaching classes since 1979, and is experienced as a national lecturer, writer, and product and marketing consultant. She spreads her excitement for the arts through workshops, classes, articles, and instructional videos. Susan’s column “The Business of Art,” seen bimonthly in Somerset Studio magazine, offers the novice as well as the professional artist practical business advice.