About the Artist


Caricature by Philip Herman

Susan Angeles lives and works in New York City, as well as Ulster County.

Born in the Philippines, Susan first received her formal art instruction during the mid-70’s through private lessons with Sofronio Y. Mendoza (Sym), a renowned Filipino artist and founder of the Dimasalang Group. Today, Susan is once again pursuing her art education at The Art Students League of New York. She has participated in various group shows sponsored by The League, and has shown her work at the Art Bar Gallery in Kingston, NY.

In addition to being an artist, Susan is a real estate broker in New York City. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities with a focus on Art History from the University of the Philippines, where she graduated with honors. She also has an M.B.A. from New York University Stern School of Business. Throughout her professional careers in marketing and real estate, Susan has continued to work on her art.

Having raised a child with autism, Susan is a fierce advocate for people with special needs. She serves on the board of the Anderson Foundation for Autism and is a founding member of Anderson Family Partners. Susan was instrumental in growing Anderson Center for Autism’s art program, Expressive Outcomes, and organizing their first art show in Manhattan at the Pavel Zoubok Gallery.

Susan has two adult sons, and is married to Larry Godfried, a studio furniture craft artist who works in terrazzo.

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