Susan Kirkland is a graduate of the Columbus College of Art and Design and author of the book Start and Run a Creative Services Business.
She is a seasoned professional designer with experience in both ad agencies and corporate in-house departments.
In the interview, she talks about a number of topics and experiences as an artist, writer and graphic designer, including sexism in art school and the commercial art field; how politics affects her work and interactions; how her art sometimes springs from traumatic circumstances; attitudes of others toward talented women; and what makes the field – and being a freelancer – exciting and challenging for her.
Her book is Start & Run A Creative Services Business.
Her site: sdkirkland.com
Her blog: blogs.graphicdesignforum.com/skirkland/
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