Susan Kelly vonMedicus was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
and was educated at the following institutions:
Mater Misericordia Academy
The Baldwin School
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
The Prosopon School of Iconology
At the Prosopon
School of Iconology, Susan studied the traditional discipline
of iconography under master iconographer Vladislav Andrejev. She
currently coordinates and teaches beginning students for the Philadelphia
Iconography Workshop of the Prosopon School. Susan's work is in
public and private collections internationally and she accepts
commissions, exhibits, and lectures.
In 2000, a
book of her illuminations, Letters from Heaven, an Illuminated
Alphabet was published by Conciliar Press of Ben Lomond, California.
Susan has reviewed books for Living Church magazine and made commissioned
artwork for two musical recordings.
the mother of three sons, she lives and works in the Philadelphia
area creating artwork and keeping a garden, chickens and bees.