Susan Schwake is an artist, art educator,
author, and curator. Her passion for teaching art for more than 20
years has found her working in many diverse settings, as well as
her own art school, which operates inconjunction with their gallery
and design firm in New Hampshire, called artstream.
Susan exhibits her own artwork in galleries in the United States
and Europe. To date, she has curated over 100 compelling
contemporary exhibitions in her own gallery with hundreds of
national and international artists' work. Susan has worked with
many corporations installing original artwork from the gallery's
stable of artists.
In keeping with her passion for art and teaching, Susan has
offered, and continues to offer, workshops and programs to parents,
teachers at universities, art studios, community organization,
public and private schools, and most recently online with e-courses
in teacher training, painting, printmaking and mixed media.
Rainer Schwake is a versatile and talented
media designer holding a masters degree in graphic design. His
photography has been used in hundreds of business- and arts-related
design works for print and websites. He is co-owner of artstream
and lives with his wife, Susan, in Rochester, NH.