Stephen Ausherman is currently working as an Art Therapist
and Mental Health Counselor in Albuquerque, NM

He served as Artist-in-Residence for:
Bernheim Forest, KY (2012)
Atelier Beeldend Vermogen in Walkenried, Germany (2011)
C-Scape at Cape Cod National Seashore, MA (2010)
Blue Sky Project in Woodstock, IL (2008)
Cornucopia Art Center in Lanesboro, MN (2007)

His books include:
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque (2019, 2012, 2008)
Walking Albuquerque (2015)
Fountains of Youth, a novel  (2006)
Restless Tribes, travel stories (2004)

In pursuit of stories as a freelance journalist, Ausherman
interviewed witchdoctors in the foothills of Kilimanjaro and
crisscrossed Iraq in an Oldsmobile. He also taught English
in Korea and China.

He has been recognized in various communities for his work
with children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Born in China and raised in North Carolina, Ausherman took an
unscheduled detour to New Mexico in 1996. He has lived there
ever since.
MA 1993   |   BA 1989
MA 2018