Susie Gottardi graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in both Biology and Medical History. She quickly realized
her heart truly lay in the world of art and design, and she went back to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from the University of Louisiana
at Lafayette. She joined the Hilliard Art Museum as the Graphic Designer in July of 2016, and transitioned her role to Marketing Manager in 2018. As a
marketer and designer, Susie believes very firmly in the idea of bringing beauty into the everyday, and she constantly strives to create work that
is fresh, fun, and effective. Her work has been recognized at the American Advertising Federation Annual Competition, AIGA's publication competition, and the Southeastern Museum Conference.