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Susan Gainen
Attended U of Baltimore Law; U of Maryland, College Park
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Painted Pigs Honoring the Minnesota State Fair
Painted Pigs for the State Fair Spotted Pig 3D Pig Salted Pig With no animal husbandry in my family, my entry into the Swine category in the Minnesota State Fair would have to be painted. You won't find them at the Fair, though, as they were completed much ...
Painted Pigs for the State Fair Spotted Pig 3D Pig Salted Pig With no animal husbandry in my family, my entry into the Swine category in the Minnesota State Fair would have to be painted. You won't find them at the Fair, thou...
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Cave Painting Progress: Cat faces
I am an unabashed cat lover, having been managed by cats since 1972. Fitting, then, to honor cats in the Lost Cave Paintings of Saint Paul Installation for the WARM Mentor-Protege Show . Russian Blue Ancestor The Cat Panel August 19 work-in-progress The Cat...
I am an unabashed cat lover, having been managed by cats since 1972. Fitting, then, to honor cats in the Lost Cave Paintings of Saint Paul Installation for the WARM Mentor-Protege Show. Russian Blue Ancestor The Cat Panel Au...
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WARM Cave Painting Update: The Elephant
The WARM (Women's Art Resources of Minnesota) Mentor-Protege Show is coming in October, and, having had two years to conceive and to work on this piece, a progress report is in order. Materials review   This project consists of five 5x2' primed aluminum pan...
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The Cats: A cave painting breakthrough:
The WARM Show The WARM (Women's Art Resources of Minnesota) Mentor-Protege Show is coming in October, but the catalog picture and info deadline is August 1. Hence, the race to produce something that either sensibly represents "work-in-progress," or approxim...
The WARM Show The WARM (Women's Art Resources of Minnesota) Mentor-Protege Show is coming in October, but the catalog picture and info deadline is August 1. Hence, the race to produce something that either sensibly represents...
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A must for people trying to operate businesses in the FB space.
Doesn’t it just get your goat that Facebook is keeping your business page posts from your fans? Doesn’t it drive you batty that you don’t see posts from your favorite businesses in your feed anymor...
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Can I just say that I love the Minnesota State Fair? 
Painted Pigs for the State Fair Spotted Pig 3D Pig Salted Pig With no animal husbandry in my family, my entry into the Swine category in the Minnesota State Fair would have to be painted. You won't find them at the Fair, thou...
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Progress report on my WARM Mentor-Protege showpiece from The Lost Cave Paintings of Saint Paul.
I am an unabashed cat lover, having been managed by cats since 1972. Fitting, then, to honor cats in the Lost Cave Paintings of Saint Paul Installation for the WARM Mentor-Protege Show. Russian Blue Ancestor The Cat Panel Au...
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Law School Orientation: good, bad or horrid
First year orientation: when it's good, it's very very good, and when it's bad, it's horrid First year orientation planners. First year orientation is planned by people who want you to have a good time and to learn a lot about being a law student and a litt...
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Sometimes progress on a big project really looks large. This is a 5x5x2 panel (almost as tall as I am). The WARM Mentor-Protege program has been an excellent experience that I would recommend to any woman artist in Minnesota.
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More progress on the WARM Mentor-Protege Show Project.
The WARM Show The WARM (Women's Art Resources of Minnesota) Mentor-Protege Show is coming in October, but the catalog picture and info deadline is August 1. Hence, the race to produce something that either sensibly represents...
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Whimsical Wildlife Documentarian, career strategy consultant
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writing, editing, lecturing, watercolor painting, imagining and excavating The Lost Cave Paintings of Saint Paul
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St. Paul, Minnesota
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University Park, Maryland - Baltimore, Maryland - San Francisco, California
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Whimsical WIldlife Documentarian, Career Strategy Consultant
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2014- present: The Art Shoppe at Midtown Global Market: Artist Owner 

Proud Proprietor 2009-present:
susangainenartist.com Whimsical Wildlife Documentaries (portraits and stories), and watercolor geometric abstractions, image-a-day, workshop  - 2-hour presentation skills workshop for artists; workshops: Watching Paint Dry Can Be Fun, and more.
Pass the baton llc national lecturer to law schools covering Alternative Careers, Professionalism, 2nd Career Law Students, Job Search Skills = Biz Development Skills, and The Forever Skill: Job Search Outside of OCI. Individual career strategy consulting; Next Steps for Boomers; Career Change: 4th, 5th, 6th careers.
susan-cooks! llc modest food blog & cooking school

1992-2009:  University of Minnesota Law School  career & professional development adviser.

Creativity Workshops (2010 - p)
Watching Paint Dry Can Be Fun: a conversation & workshop about creativity
Open your heart, close your wallet: watercolor postcards for thrifty travelers

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  • U of Baltimore Law; U of Maryland, College Park
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