Susan Novich is an illustrator, calligrapher, and graphic artist who grew up in the seaside community of Swampscott, Massachusetts. She earned her B.A. in Communication/Graphic Design from Simmons College in conjunction with the Museum of Fine Arts School in Boston, Massachusetts.
After receiving her certificate in Children's Book Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design, Susan founded Susabean Studios, specializing in cut paper illustration, greeting card design and calligraphy. She also licenses and designs for the home decor product market. Her line of greeting cards and prints is featured in shops throughout the greater Providence, Rhode Island area as well as through her Etsy shop, etsy.com/shop/SusabeanStudios and her website, www.susabean.com
Her original art is often available through the Rhode Island School of Design's annual Alumni sales. She also works individually with clients to meet their specific illustration, calligraphy and design needs.