Susie DeFord is a dog trainer, writer, musician, and filmmaker. She studied writing & film at Florida State University, and received her MFA from the New School University. Susie is the author of the poetry collection Dogs of Brooklyn & the director of You Can’t Take Her Out- A Sita Gomez Story.
Sita Gomez de Kanelba is a distinguished Cuban American visual artist born in Paris 1932. She is daughter of the doctor Domingo Mauricio Gómez-Gimeranez and Else-Marie (Formo) Gómez. Her family fled the Nazi’s after Hitler’s request for her father to work for him. They were later exiled from Cuba and lived in New York.
Sita received her Diploma in Art From Parsons School of Design in 1955. She has shown in exhibits and galleries all over the world, from the Cisneros Gallery in New York to the Museum of Modern art in Bogata, Columbia. She is a close friend and contemporary of the artist Carmen Herrera, and like Herrera is beginning to gain more recognition later in life. Sita continues to show her work and now lives in Hudson, New York.
For more information Download a PDF of Sita’s resume/CV here.
RADIO: THERESA WIDMAN’S: I WANT WHAT SHE HAS PODCAST #83 “LONG LIVE ART” SITA GOMEZ AND SUSIE DEFORD RADIO KINGSTON INTERVIEW