Susannah Jackson was born in Frankfurt / Germany. She grew up in the south of the State of Hessen and considers the lovely “ Bergstrasse “between Frankfurt and Heidelberg her home. She received her degree as an Elementary and Secondary School teacher with emphasis on Art from the University in Giessen and completed her teacher training in Marburg. Susannah Jackson continued her training as an artist by attending many art workshops and classes in Germany, France and Italy and later in California. She moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1986. Since then she received a Masters Degree in Art Education from San Jose State University and a Degree in Art Therapy from the University de Namur. While working as an Art Instructor in various educational settings she also developed “Art 4 Growth Classes and Workshops” which she facilitates in the Bay Area and in Mendocino County. Susannah Jackson has been showing her paintings in many Group Shows and several One Person Shows in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her paintings have been purchased for collections in Germany as well as California.