Susan Shaw

Campaign Statement:

I believe its critical to maintain ongoing relationships with alumni and foster alumni relationships with the school. Continuing to build these relationships in support of the vision and mission of Peter Cooper is essential to sustaining Cooper Union for future generations


Susan Shaw (Art ’72) is a graphic designer and the principal of Susan Shaw Design. She is an adjunct instructor in the Art Department at Queens College of the City University of New York where she teaches Typography and Design. Susan is married to Jack Freeman (Arch ’69). They reside in Sunnyside Gardens Queens, where they raised their two children. Susan’ father Arnold Shaw, attended the night school for art and Graduated in 1946. Susan has served on the Annul Fund Committee and participates in Phonathon. She is a class rep art’72. Susan served one term on the Alumni Council beginning in 2012.