Susanne Arens

President | Art Director | Photographer | Fine Artist | College Instructor | Executive Director of the Pikes Peak Studio Tour | Judge for the Space Foundation – Space Symposium Art Contest | Board member of Springs Recovery Connection


Susanne started her advertising agency, Crystal Peak Design March of 1986. Her agency provides advertising and marketing services. Combining their creative vision with the unique goals of each client, Crystal Peak produces quality, results-driven marketing activities – on time and within budget. Crystal Peak Design works with clients across the country, as well as internationally.

Crystal Peak Design has a comprehensive staff of talented designers, programmers and photographers, as well as an extended team of writers, producers and editors. Susanne is the President and Art Director.

Susanne has extensive experience developing marketing plans, development of marketing collateral and handling deployment.

In addition to running her agency, she is also an Instructor at one of our local colleges where she teaches what she does and has been a guest speakers at area colleges and high schools for the past 10 years.

Susanne has volunteered as the Logistics Chair for the American Heart Association of the Pikes Peak Region as well as the Chair for the Graphics Committee and Co-Chair of the Raffle Committee. She participated in and volunteered as the Chair of the Multi Media and Graphics Department at the Pikes Peak Community College for the past 15 years. Susanne is also a board member for a local non-profit called Springs Recovery Connection.

Susanne and her agency has also been honored and recognized by local, regional, National and International awards over the past 30 years.

Works with Fortune 100 and 500 companies such as Lockheed Martin as well as a number of government agencies and international companies such as the Space Foundation as well as local companies.


Susanne Arens

Born in Minnesota, Susanne has been an award-winning artist since her childhood. Her artist talents include using the mediums, inks, acrylics, watercolor, color pencil, scratchboard, stain glass, photography and digital art.

These are a few of the works-or-art available. The images are original photographs, then digitally painted on to canvas then hand painted with acrylics.


Courtyard Painted small imageGrand Canal Painted small imageCanal boats painted small image

These are a few of the scratchboards Susanne has created. Each have taken approximately 60-70 hours each.

Tiger scratchboard small imageCougar Scratchboard smalll imageScratchboard Ram small image

Below are a series of 4 postcards, posters and greeting cards. All are Susanne’s original photos taken in Italy.

Crosses Rome Small Doors Rome Small Door handles Venice small  Door handles Venice