Susan Marie Bacchi is a unique contemporary artist and illustrator. She is most recognized for her murals and creative painting which have been awarded in Best of the Bay 2010 for the business Polka Dot Buggy. She has also contributed to a variety of commercial projects, such as murals for interior designers and schools.

Her signature aesthetic is inspired by her obsessions with interior design, vintage collectables, American heritage, nature, children, babies, Surrealist art, Impressionism, Bauhaus, circus and carnival, ballet and dance, entertainment, photography, fine and rare art books, history, fashion, turn of the century antiques, French decor style and countryside, ranch and farm life, city living, popular culture, and simply the "art world life".

Born in California, a fifth generation native, she was raised in the Silicon Valley where she currently lives, and works to this day. Her formal education culminated with her Bachelor of Arts degree from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco where she studied interior design and fine art.

She currently lives and works in the Silicon Valley located in northern California just south of San Francisco.