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Susan Gott has worked in glass for thirty years and specializes in cast glass to create one-of-a-kind sculptures. She earned an M.F.A. from Kent State University and studied glass at Pilchuck, Haystack, Arrowmont, and Penland. Her work can be found numerous Museums, corporate, public and private collections. She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including an American Craft Council Award of Excellence, Florida Individual Artist Fellowship and New Forms Florida.
Susan’s work can be found in major galleries and in numerous private and corporate collections including the , Raymond James Financial, The Kessler Collection, Polypack, and Disney Corporate Collection. Her work can be found in permanent museum collections including Museum of Glass in Tacoma, the Alexander Brest Museum, Cafesjian Museum of Art in Armenia, The St. Pete Museum and The Polk Museum of Art.
Susan Gott has completed large scale, public art commissions using cast glass and these are included in collections in major cities throughout Florida. Her work is published in New Glass Review, Glass Art 2000, Glass Art Magazine, Sunshine Artist and American Craft.
She built and operates her own Phoenix Glass Studio and Gallery where she combines studio and home into a unique artist’s atelier. She has over seventeen years experience as an art educator and has worked with several non-profit organizations including the Glass Art Society. Susan organized and served as the Conference Co-Chair the 1999 Glass Art Society Conference held in Tampa.