Artist Info


Susan is an artist living in Fernandina Beach, Florida who returned to painting full time after a career in higher education administration. Working primarily in oils and watercolors, her current work interprets the patterns and colors seen in the local landscape and vegetation of Florida as well as those she encounters in her travels throughout the southwest and Newfoundland.  

Education

 BFA in Painting, Drawing and Graphics from The Ohio State University 1978

 Memberships
  • Exhibiting member of the Island Art Association, Amelia Island Florida
  • Florida Watercolor Society
  • Women Painters of the Southeast
  • Jacksonville Watercolor Society
Juried Shows and Awards
  • 2011 Non signature Members Online show, Florida Watercolor Society
  • Island Art Association,  “Split Complements”, 2 pieces, Fall 2011
  • Island Art Association, “ Traveled Roads”, 2 pieces April 2011
  • Island Art Association, “Let There be Light”, April 2012
  • Art of Trees, Corse Gallery, Jacksonville Florida 2 pieces February 2012
  • Women Painters of the Southeast 2012 Show, Corse Gallery Jacksonville FL
  • Island Art Association, “ Art of Books”, September 2012
  • Island Art Association, “Fantastic Florida”, October 2012 , Honorable Mention
  • Jacksonville Watercolor Society, Fall show 2012, 2 pieces, Honorable Mention
  • Florida Watercolor Society, 2012 non signature members online show
  • Island Art Association, "Waterview", June 2013, 2 pieces
  • Island Art Association, "Travel Memories", February 2014,  2 pieces
  • Island Art Association, "The Great Outdoors", April 2014, 2 pieces Honorable Mention
  • Island Art Association, "Monochromatic", June 2014
  • Island Art Association, "Shakespeare Quotes, 2 pieces, August 2014
  • 24th Annual All-Florida Juried Arts Show, The Arts Council of Martin County, Stuart Florida September 2014
  • Island Art Association, "Entrances and Exits, 2 pieces, October 2014
  • Jacksonville Watercolor Society, Fall show 2014, 2 pieces
  • Island Art Associaton, "Abstractions", December 2014 2 pieces, Honorable Mention
  • Women Painters of the Southeast annual juried show, April 2015
  • Island Art Association, "Make a Splash" June and July 2015
  • Amelia Community Theater, "Illusions", juried show August 2015
  • 25th Annual All-Florida Juried Arts Show, The Arts Council of Martin County, Stuart Florida, September - November 2015
  • Island Art Association, "Light and Shadows", October & November, 2015
  • Small Works Show, Lemonade Stand Gallery, Key West Florida Spring 2016
  • Island Art Association, "Geometrics", April & May 2016
  • Amelia Community Theater, "Still Life"  June 2016
  • Amelia Community Theater, " Pushing Boundaries"  August 2016
  • St. Augustine Art Association, 7th Annual Nature and Wildlife Show, July / August 2016
  • Island Art Association, Mark Twain Quotes, August 2016
  • Amelia Community Theather, "Golden", October 2016
  • Island Art Association, Reflections/Illusions, October & November 2016
  • St. Augustine Art Association, 8th Annual Nature and Wildlife National Show, July/August 2017
  • 2018 FWS Non-Signature Member Online Show 

 Exhibitions
  • Council on Aging, Nassau County Florida, Fall 2011
  • First Coast Community Bank, Fernandina Beach, “Summer Equinox” four person show, July  – October 2012
  • 7th Street Gallery, Fernandina Beach, "Milli Fiori and other Travels, solo show, May 2013
  • First Coast Community Bank, Fernandina Beach, "Island Time" July - September 2013
  • 7th Street Gallery, Fernandina Beach, "Ten Tonight", group show, September 2013
  • Baptist Nassau, ongoing show of Island Artists, April 2014
  • Amelia Seaside Hotel, Island Artists, March 2014 ongoing
  • Artist of the Month, Island Art Association, February 2015
  • Solo Show, Lulu's at the Thompson House, Fernandina Beach, October - December 2015
 Gallery Representation
  • Island Art Association Gallery, 18 N. Second Street, Fernandina Beach Florida
  • JW Frame Gallery, 1875 S. 14th St. Fernandina Beach Florida

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