Susan is a self taught artist, enjoying the process of painting in mixed media using watercolor, handmade paper and acrylic.
A full time artist Susan has had a studio-gallery for over 20 years. Enjoying the exploration of color and light, Susan now holds a full schedule of painting and teaching and leads 3 hour exploring watercolor workshops.
Susan captures unforgettable moments at weddings and special events, and loves demonstrating during Art Walks and participating in fund raisers, and enjoys sharing her style of accessing the creative juices that are within all of us.
Susan's paintings reflect the beauty and magic of the Smokey Mountains that surround her home. Her paintings could be described as realism through an artist's eye. The nature of her work, collaging with paper or mica from the earth, or pouring watercolor into mixed media, all allow for free expression, play and experimentation. "It's like dancing in the freedom of creativity" Susan says..
Susan receives additional inspiration from traveling with her husband, kayaking the bright and beautiful waters of Michigan and Florida, and walking among the trees and pathways of nature.
ABOUT THE ARTIST