Susan’s studio is idyllically situated in the Brookton Valley, Roleystone. Surrounding hills, bush and river are a constant source of inspiration. Local vineyards and orchards often finding their way into the many “Sculptural Landscape Series” paintings, created in various mediums.
Having had a life long involvement in the arts, Susan’s work has grown, most notably in the transition from Representational to Abstract Expressionism. Focusing on the emotional experience of the subject and expressing this using the reservoir of knowledge acquired over many years.
The Gallery exhibited both Susan’s work and that of other established artists. Teaching studio running 4 classes a week.
2009 -2011 Artist in residence at Aurora Natural Health Centre, 2 Mount Street Roleystone. Western Australia. Exhibiting her work at the Gallery on a regular basis and teaching painting and drawing in all mediums in the attached studio.
1998 – Susan spent 5 months traveling in Europe, painting ,drawing and absorbing the Great Masters. The Netherlands -England -France -Italy – Germany.
2008 – Spent 2 months based in France ( Lyon ). Visiting Switzerland,
Spain,Brittany, and the Hartes Alpes on the French-Italian border. Time spent drawing, painting and photographing, creating an exhibition on return.
Cancer Foundation – Save Ningaloo – Starlight Foundation
Wilderness Society – Make a Wish Foundation – St. Christopher
Anglican Church – Telethon
Kalamunda Fine Art Gallery, August 2012
Susan’s work is represented in both public and private collections in
Western Australia, Eastern Australia, England, Europe, Singapore and Ireland.
Locally at Jah Roc Gallery Margaret River, Gallery 360 Subiaco, Perth.
ART RELATED EMPLOYMENT
Responsible for co-coordinating a new exhibition at the Gallery every four weeks. This includes communicating with the artists, choosing suitable work, arranging advertising and promotional material, designing and hanging the exhibition, ticketing and preparing artists
Profiles, office duties including book keeping and accounts.