I have made presentations to public schools on frogs and amphibians, and children's art. I have taught nonprofit organizations on branding, social media and web. I have taught online through Udemy (4 courses currently offered) and through my own webinar series for the past 3 years. In the past I taught college level classes at Pratt and post-graduate at Parson's.
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The Art Directors Club of New York, Desi, Graphis, the Print Regional Design Annual, The Society of Illustrators, and Graphic Design USA.
School of Visual Art - BFA New School University - Web Certificate
Susan Newman is a graduate of The School of Visual Arts with a BFA in Graphic Design and Illustration. She has a certificate in web design from New School University. In her early career, she worked as an art director and graphic designer for various book publishing companies in New York City including Penguin and Macmillan. She has designed hundreds of book covers in most genres. Her book design work is represented in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. Susan founded Broadcast Louder, a webinar series for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Susan is an entrepreneur, brand visibility and visual footprint strategist on a mission to help other creatives and entrepreneurs be as skilled in developing their brand, learning to market and promote their businesses, as they are in creating and developing their products and services. She hosts and celebrates the guest speakers who join in for the “Creativity + Abundance” webinar series, and together they share the most important aspects of running a business, from branding and building the right type of website and e-commerce, to knowing how to sell effectively and build a fan base in social media. Susan has an internet radio show and live video show, “Suzy Brandtastic." The episodes are published on Talkshoe (.com), two websites and currently catalogued in iTunes. Susan has created 50 WordPress video tutorials and 10 on YouTube for Demand Media Studio / eHow. She also has a robust video tutorial library on YouTube. Susan has always been attracted to organizations and green initiatives that will help the planet. She has donated her design work to a variety of organizations, including the Hoboken 9/11 Memorial Committee, Hoboken Jubilee Center for Children, Central Avenue Special Improvement District (Jersey City Heights), Actors Shakespeare Company at New Jersey City University, Hudson Theatre Ensemble, Chameleon Theatre Company Ltd, Planet Cents, Eco Libris, Susan G. Komen for the Cure (Central and South Jersey), and Project SOAR. Susan led a panel discussion “Brand Recognition vs Killer Content” at Internet Week NY 2012, having won the “impact” category of the Make the Stage Panel competition. In 2011 at Savor the Success’s Rock the World in NYC, she was an expert on a social media panel. She has been interviewed in print and on the radio about branding, marketing, design, Frogs Are Green and Broadcast Louder’s webinar series. She is a guest blogger for the New York Etsy Group, Circle Marketing, YourTango, and Social Buzz Club. NAWBO Pittsburgh (3/22/13) and Hob’Art, a co-operative gallery (4/17/13) on “Brand Visibility and Consistency.” Panel expert at BookExpo-Javits Center (uPublishU) (6/1/13); Panel expert on 6/8/13 at Hunter College, Writers’ Conference with Bookworks; Class series begins on 6/11/13 on Brand Visibility and Consistency for the Hudson County Coalition in Hudson County, NJ. 11/9/2013 – Panelist at the 2013 Self-Publishing Book Expo in NYC. Susan is a contributing author to the bestselling marketing book “Self-Promotion Sucks! (but it doesn’t have to) available as a pdf download or for the Kindle. Susan is a guest blogger for Udemy on brand visibility , New York Etsy Group, Circle Marketing, YourTango, Master Brand Game Plan and Social Buzz Club. Susan founded FROGS ARE GREEN, to increase awareness about the massive worldwide amphibian decline (up to one-third of species are threatened with extinction). Because frogs are an indicator species of a healthy environment, she hopes to spread the message that healthy frogs mean a healthy planet for all. Susan’s poster design work was included in the 1st digital exhibition in New York from See.Me titled, “The Story of the Creative.” This international exhibition was shown at Angel Orensanz Foundation for Contemporary Art. Susan's Frogs Are Green poster designs were part of an outdoor billboard display in Times Square titled: #SeeMeTakeover (Times Sq.)