Sue Hettmansperger

Sue Hettmansperger

Fellow: Awarded 2008
Field of Study: Fine Arts

Competition: US & Canada

University of Iowa

Sue Hettmansperger was born in 1948, in Akron, Ohio, and lived near there for nine years as a child. She spent the rest of her years growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where the family moved for her younger sister’s health. She received her B.F.A. (1972) and M.A. (1974) from the University of New Mexico, in lithography and drawing. She has been teaching at the University of Iowa Art  Department since 1977, and continues her own painting and drawing. She is a national affiliate with A.I.R. gallery, the first women’s co-op gallery in New York.

Follow these links for more information:


The Iowa Women Artists Oral History Project


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