Susan E. Brooks, M.Ed., has been a teaching artist since 1987. She moved to Mozambique, Africa, in 1996 with her family, where she taught art and English at an international school. After returning home and teaching art and English in Kentucky high schools for nearly ten years, she then traveled to Turkish Cyprus in 2009, where she taught English at Near East University. Susan returned again to Kentucky in 2011 where she currently enjoys writing, hosting internationals, painting, and showing her work in the community. Susan was invited to join Peace Catalyst International as a visual peacemaker, using her art to promote unity among people of various religions and cultures.