Susan Erikson Hawkins – 3570 Brayton Avenue
Susan Erikson Hawkins is an artist native to Southern California who lives and works in Long Beach. Her figurative sculptures in polychrome plaster, bronze, terracotta, and steel evoke a sense of turbulent motion and inner conflict. She began her formal training as a painter and then turned to sculpture. She has exhibited her work throughout California. She has pieces in corporate collections, including that of California State University Long Beach, and many private collections. She has taught sculpture classes at Fullerton College, The Academy of Art College, and California State University, Long Beach, from which she holds a Masters of Fine Arts in sculpture as well as a Bachelors of Fine Arts in drawing and painting.