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RepresentationEast End Gallery
Inlet Beach, Florida - Lyndon House Arts Center
Athens, Georgia - Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation
Watkinsville, Georgia - The Studio Gallery
Grayton Beach, Florida - Recent Blog PostsA Day at the BeachPosted on 8/13/2019 6:00:36 PMSunset BeachPosted on 8/30/2019 1:22:18 PMDesign with ArtPosted on 7/12/2019 11:50:13 AMThe Art of a CollectionPosted on 12/30/2018 7:14:34 PMThis Storm Shall PassPosted on 10/29/2018 6:14:05 PMWhere Will the Path Lead?Posted on 10/2/2018 8:36:25 PMAutumn IntrospectionPosted on 10/1/2018 9:19:17 PMMaking TracksPosted on 9/1/2018 3:40:27 PMSteady and TruePosted on 6/19/2018 7:52:42 PMWhere Peace Has Always BeenPosted on 5/3/2018 7:01:29 PMBiography
Visual art has always been an integral part of Susan’s life. Though she considers herself primarily a self-taught artist, she has pursued a passion for the visual arts throughout her lifetime. Since formally retiring from a career as an elementary educator, this weekend hobby has become a full time pursuit.
Nature provides a limitless bounty of subject matter. For Susan, painting is an ever changing and evolving learning experience, much like nature. Capturing what is observed into a painting is a constant pursuit for her as nature can often surprise us in the way in which the same scene can look totally different on a given day. As a result, each artwork reflects experiences in her native Georgia as the beauty of nature in its varied forms provides limitless inspiration. She is particularly fascinated with the variation in light and color found in nature, compelling her to paint impressionist landscapes. In addition, experimenting with a variety of media and techniques is one of the ways she endeavors to create paintings that will resonate with viewers.
Artist StatementAs my dad, a professional photographer, used to tell me as a young child, “You see more.” While it has taken many years to fully grasp his meaning, I now endeavor to offer my vision to you. Painting is my way of connecting to my surroundings in a spiritual sense, while conveying that visual impression to others. As a result, I seek to connect with viewers by drawing them into a particular setting. Each artwork reflects an experience and recalls a story as the beauty of nature in its varied forms provides limitless opportunity for inspiration. I am most fascinated with the variation in light and color found in the natural world, and as a result, as I choose to paint landscapes, botanical art, and animals. All paintings begin as [...]Read the rest of this bio on the
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