Susan Lizotte was born in Los Angeles and spent her early childhood in Bronxville, New York. Returning to Los Angeles in 1979, she attended Marlborough School and earned her B.A. from UCLA. A part time job designing men’s custom shirts led Susan to founding her own company which offered bespoke custom shirts and suits. Susan is an artist and curator and her paintings have been exhibited in both the United States and internationally. She has also written for publications such as Figure/Ground Communications.