Suzanne Satterfield attended Hussian School of Art in Philadelphia, PA, where she studied Commercial Art for two years. During her 30's, Ms. Satterfield attended Harrisburg Area Community College for two semesters. As a scholarship student, she studied illustration at Moore College of Art. At Moore, she taught in the Saturday Program for children and teens. As an assistant to the illustration chairman, she headed a project for Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, involving the creation of six murals by several students. During the 80's, the Rittenhouse Square Association in conjunction with the Philadelphia Museum of Art, sponsored a competition of all Philadelphia art schools. Ms. Satterfield won the competition and was given her own studio at the museum for the summer. There she created four portable murals for the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America headquarters. In 1982, she received her BFA. In 1987, she received her MFA in illustration from Syracuse University. Since then she has worked for publishers, ad agencies, newspapers, and for many small companies and private individuals, illustrating and designing annual reports, logos, brochures, newsletters and other business material. Clients include: Lancaster Redevelopment Authority, Lancaster Municipal Authority, City of Lancaster Bureau of Water, The Marietta Area Business Association and many others.
At the present time, she is busy assembling art using prints of her paintings, pastels, acrylic, colored pencils, watercolor, glitter, alcohol ink, resin and anything else available complete the proper aesthetics.