Craft Center Front Desk Staff Extraordinaire:

Suehade Soto

Featured at the Bush Barn Art Center in Salem

March 10-April 21



Susan Bourque

Craft Center Managing Director & Curator

Susan serves as the Managing Director of the OSU Craft Center; a position she has held since 2003. Her responsibilities are to manage, develop and promote Craft Center programs through course development & selection, hiring, scheduling & supervision of instructors & staff, the creation of quarterly catalog, community outreach & promotion and to serve as a liaison to the OSU and Corvallis communities. In addition, Susan is also the Exhibits Coordinator for the Memorial Union Concourse Gallery, which features 10-12 art exhibits per year showcasing the work of international, national and local artists.

Susan has an MFA in ceramics from the Univ. of Mass. at Amherst. Her art background, experience & interests are broad; she loves to teach and periodically instructs a class or workshop. She is proud to be a part of the Craft Center family…

”Our staff are incredibly talented & dedicated individuals who have helped to build the OSU Craft Center into one of the best college craft centers in the country.”

Angie Purviance

Special Instructor


Emily Lisen

Student Assistant Manager


Kimberley Preston

Marketing & Outreach Coordinator



Kristopher perry

Marketing Coordinator

Mckenzie pinard

Desk Staff


Alan Pacheco 

Desk Staff


Brenda Rodriguez

Desk Staff


Ava Smith

Desk Staff


Cameron Knopf

Desk Staff


Suehade soto

Desk Staff