WOOSTER  Right after dropping out of Kent Point out amidst mounting tensions on campus regarding the Vietnam War in 1968 to marry her significant university sweetheart, returning to university was the last thing on Susan Shie’s head.

Nonetheless, when practising ceramics and browsing for a gasoline kiln to hearth a pot at Wooster in 1977, Shie linked with and enrolled at the School of Wooster, where she obtained a bachelor of arts in painting in 1980, many thanks in big aspect to the mentorship of the late Dr. George Olsen, a very long-time college member in the Art and Design and style Department.

Forty-four many years later on, as a properly-identified artist and artwork trainer in the Wooster group, Shie appears forward to showcasing her most up-to-date perform at the 2021 Wayne/Holmes Artist’s Exhibition, along with a lot of artists from Wayne and Holmes counties.