Susan Skoorka, b. 1942, a native New Yorker, received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute, majoring in Advertising Design. Before launching her own design business, Skoorka applied her impeccable eye for detail to her position as an art director at TIME magazine.
Skoorka’s botanical illustrations and cut-paper pieces belie a love and an eye for detail and beauty. Her technical ability to achieve immaculate detail and precision is balanced by the delicate qualities of her work. Skoorka’s translation and interpretation of the natural world in her prints and cut paper pieces are delights for the eye, certain to draw in any viewer.
Skoorka has exhibited her illustration work at the Brooklyn Museum, NY, Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY and the Gail Willson Gallery, Southampton, NY. Her work is held in private collections. She also won national and international recognition for her innovative design work from the Art Directors and Type Directors Clubs of New York, Graphis International, Print and CA magazines while at TIME and Skoorka Design.