Susan Sharp is a thought leader in the realms of abstract art, mid-life, creativity, career change, interpersonal communication, and burnout prevention and recovery. Susan advocates for creative endeavors as a tool to a prevent and heal from burnout. Her book Mid-Life Wisdom is an Amazon best-seller and her abstract art was used on the Netflix drama, Orange is the New Black. She grew up in Eastern Iowa on the banks of the Mississippi river. That rural upbringing irrevocably shaped her to love quiet, fresh air, and open spaces. Susan retired early from her career as a professor of theatre and public speaking to focus full time on her work as an artist, motivational speaker, and author.
Susan has been a member of the prestigious National Speaker's association since 2015.