Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend is a board member at Pilchuck Glass School and honored lifetime member of the Glass Art Society. Her works in glass, mixed media, architectural glass, and hot glass are included in many public and private collections, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of Arts and Design, and the Oakland Museum of California. She taught at Pilchuck for 16 years. She has received two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, the Pilchuck Hauberg Fellowship, and residencies at Museum of Glass. She exhibits her work internationally.