Susan R. Kirshenbaum is a San Francisco-based figurative artist whose expressive, gestural work reflects a fresh, contemporary perspective on the female form that captures a moment and reflects an intimacy with her subjects. Kirshenbaum grew up in a family of visual artists who started an art school, the Ivy School of Professional Art, in Pittsburgh, PA where she studied and worked throughout her life. Since Ivy, she’s studied at SFAI, CCA, UC Berkeley Extension, Kala, City College, and in Girona, Spain. Over the years, Kirshenbaum has exhibited in group and solo shows throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Her works are in collections nationally and internationally. In addition to her fine art limited edition prints on paper, metal, and fabric. She also uses her original art to create limited edition paper and textile products.