“Art is communication whether it is communicating a feeling, an image or a thought.”
Sue grew up in a small prairie town on a farm in Alberta. The wind, grass and never ending skies influence the movement and color in her work. Sue’s love of gardening has had an impact on still-life, especially flowers and blossoms. She sees art through a window whether she is looking in or out.
Most of her work is done through her studio or on site and refined through critiquing by peers. She allows herself the luxury of studying works in progress over periods of time.
Medias of choice are acrylic and mixed media. Brush and palette knife are visible in the strokes used in some of her paintings. Style and use of materials continues to evolve, as Sue strongly believes that learning is a lifelong process. Sue’s intentions are to continue to keep an open mind as to her representation, reflection and interpretation, to keep it as personal and individual as herself.
Studies have occurred through:
The University of Calgary
Alberta College of Art
Northwest Art Studio
Organizations that Sue has been or is currently a member of include:
Federation of Canadian Artists (past member)
Art Exposed ( past member – one of the founders)
Crescent View Artist’s Association (past member)
CRTA (since inception)
Calgary Community Painters Society (current member)
Private collections exist in Canada and the United States.