Susan Stillman holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, and an MFA from Brooklyn College. She also spent a year in Rome studying painting.
Ms Stillman has been a member of the faculty of Parsons School of Design since 1983.
Since 1978, her work has been published in hundreds of magazines, newspapers, posters and books. Her clients have included The New York Times, New York Magazine, Scholastic, Esquire, Beth Israel Medical Center, Macmillan, Conde Nast, Hearst Publications, and numerous others.
Ms. Stillman was chosen to illustrate a special centennial edition of James Joyce's Ulysses, for Book of the Month Club. In 1994, she illustrated a children's book for Simon and Schuster.
Susan Stillman is well known for her magnificent representations of homes and properties in Westchester and surrounding areas through her business, Home Portraits. She was commissioned to paint the signature 13th hole of the Trump International Golf Course in Briarcliff Manor, NY, which was presented to Mr. Trump at the inaugural celebration. The New York Times profiled her work in the Sunday Westchester Section in 1991 and again in 2002, and the Northern Westchester Center for the Arts showcased her landscape paintings at an exhibition in June 2004.