I was born and raised in Juneau, Alaska and lived there until I moved to New York City to attend art school. Currently, I live in Upstate South Carolina with my husband, Chris, but we go back to Juneau every chance we get.



MFA, Columbia University, 2001

BFA, Cooper Union, 1999




  •  A Dozen Dames, Pickens County Museum, SC, 2013

  •  Memory, Myth, and Meaning, ArtSpace, Raleigh, NC, October 2011**

  •  Susan Watson, USCA Etherredge Center, Aiken, SC, April 2011*

  •  Emerging Carolinas, Hub-Bub, Spartanburg, SC, 2010

  •  Fran Hanson Discovery Center, Clemson, 2009*

  •  Susan Watson, Durham Art Guild, NC, 2008*

  •  Susan Watson, Gallery La Courette, France, 2007*

  •  Group Exhibition, ArtSpace: Virginia Miller Galleries, FL, 2005

  •  About Women, Bakehouse Art Complex, FL, 2005

  •  Eros and Art, Juneau Arts Council Gallery, AK, 2005

  •  Portraits and Archetypes, presented by ArtSpace: Virginia Miller Galleries, Miami, FL, 2004*

  •  Dreams, Damian B Art Center, FL, 2004

  •  About Women, Bakehouse Art Complex, FL, 2004

      *solo exhibition

      ** 2 or 3 person exhibition