President of the Steamboat Springs Arts Council
A lawyer in town who works in a small law firm with two other lawyers; his previous experience was with the Colorado Public Defenders’ Office. He has lived in Steamboat for three years and has been an active volunteer at the Arts Council for eight months prior to joining the Board. Grant is the Vice President.
Vice-President of the Steamboat Springs Arts Council
Gary, a twenty-five year resident of Steamboat Springs, has joined the Board from the merger with The Steamboat Symphony Orchestra. He teaches clarinet to students of all ages and has played clarinet in New York and Rome. Gary has been performing for SSO since 2003. Gary believes strongly in supporting the arts and giving back to the community.
Past President of the Board
She joined the Board in 2004 and currently serves as Secretary. She is also on the Finance Committee, chairs the Facility & Event Committee and has been the Stage Manager for Cabaret the last 11 years. She is a Commercial Insurance Agent with MDM Group Associates, Inc in Steamboat Springs.
Jeffrey Wolf has lived in s.b. since 1998. He is a businessman and
entrepreneur who has been involved in various business ventures since
graduating college. His interests include golf, tennis, skiing, music,
theatre, art, and eating good food.
Scott is a co-owner of Colorado Group Realty LLC. “My great grandfather came to the valley in a covered wagon over 100 years ago. There’s a reason my entire family has remained in Steamboat, it’s a very special place to live and raise a family.” Having grown up in Steamboat, Scott spent many years as a competitive ski racer with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club followed by a five-year professional career with the US Ski Team.
Scott is a business school graduate, and after traveling the world and working in Denver in the Internet Technology Services industry, he returned home. Having grown up here, Scott understands and appreciates the importance of the Steamboat community, including special places like the historic Depot and special organizations like the Steamboat Springs Arts Council.
Susan Hover Oehme
Susan Hover Oehme received her BFA in printmaking and painting from the University of Michigan, School of Art in Ann Arbor. She has been a life-long artist and won several grants early in her career, including a best-of-show for a 10 foot long lithograph, that enabled her to purchase her first printing press, which she then dragged around the country for twenty-odd years….
Before launching Oehme Graphics in 2010, she held the title of Director/Vice President of Riverhouse Editions in Steamboat Springs, CO from 1996 through 2010. As master printer, she has collaborated with such artists as Linda Mieko Allen, Lynda Benglis, Richard Bosman, Katherine Bowling, Stanley Boxer, Jack Cowin, Joseph Egan, Louise Fishman, Susan Hambleton, Jene Highstein, Monroe Hodder, Jeffrey Keith, Grace Knowlton, Patsy Krebs, Anna Kunz, Judy Ledgerwood, Winston Roeth, Jason Rohlf, Michael Rouillard, David Row, Arlene Shechet, Amy Sillman, Peter Sullivan, Fred Tomaselli, John Walker, Mia Westerlund Roosen, and Terri Zupanc.
Prior to moving to Colorado, she lived in New York City for 15 years, working first as a waitress at the Noho Star Restaurant, and later at Watanabe Studio with Sol LeWitt and then at Tyler Graphics, LLC in Mount Kisco printing for Frank Stella, Joan Mitchell, John Newman, Masami Teraoka and Helen Frankenthaler, among others. She also worked as a freelance printer at many small print studios in the city, and directed her first print studio, Susan Hover Editions from 1990 through 1994. She has taught numerous printmaking workshops at Denver University, Northwestern University, Brandeis University, The Women’s Studio Workshop, Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory, Kozo Art Materials, and Colorado Mountain College.
Ms. Oehme lives in Steamboat with her husband, Randy, and their son, two dogs and one fat cat. She works in her painting studio at her home, and also likes to ride her mountain bike and practice yoga.