Susie Whaley attended the Rhode Island School of Design and the Galasso School of Design. She has worked at the Arts School for the past twenty one years and has contributed in various areas including costumes, set, outreach and administration. Susie has taught both Preschool and After School programs. In addition, she has taught at Haliburton School of The Arts and for VIBE Arts (formerly known as AFCY). In 2009, Susie became their Community Program Coordinator.