Susan Michals is a journalist in the areas of art, culture and lifestyle. She has worked for a number of outlets over the years, including Vanity Fair Online, The Wall Street Journal and The Huffington Post. In addition to her journalistic endeavors, she is the creator of two cat-centric pop culture entities, Cat Art Show Los Angeles, which debuted in January 2014, with internationally acclaimed artists including Shepard Fairey, Tracey Emin, Mark Ryden and FAILE, as well as CatCon, which debuted in 2015 with over 12,500 attendees.

Michals previously worked in entertainment and advertising for companies including NBCUniversal, Young and Rubicam, and J. Walter Thompson. She owns one cat, a Maine Coon, named Miss Kitty Pretty Girl, and a Chihuahua/Terrier named Olive. 

She has worked with the following publications:

Angeleno artnet News Black Book Magazine
Departures Destination Luxury Details
DuJour Elite Traveler H Magazine
Haute Living Huffington Post Malibu Magazine
NY Magazine The Art Economist The New York Observer
Wall Street Journal Vanity Fair Online Venice Magazine