Susan Stover received a MFA from California College of Art in Oakland, CA and a BFA from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with both degrees concentrating in a combination of textiles and painting. Among her professional experience is faculty at U.C. Davis, lab technician at California College of Art, and 10 years at Jacquard Products, a manufacturer of textile pigments and dyes. She has presented at CHA (Craft and Hobby Association) and NAMTA (National Art Materials Trade Association) trade shows, the International Encaustic Artists conference and teaches workshops nationally and internationally. Her paintings are in many private collections and her work was recently featured on the cover and in the lead article of the Surface Design Journal. Her work has been included in The Art of Expressive Collage by Crystal Neubauer, Encaustic Revelation by Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch, Studio Visit, Wax and Paper Workshop by Michelle Belto, Gathering Clouds – A Magazine of Contemporary Art, FiberArts, Surface Design Journal and American Craft magazines.