Biography / Artist Statement
Born and raised in West Texas, Susan is married with two grown children and maintains a studio in Lubbock and a studio at Lake Graham, Texas.
A graduate of Texas Tech University with a degree in business education, she began a career in painting 24 years ago. Studying with many professional artists, she continued her art education at the Scottsdale Artists’ School, the Fechin Art Institute in Taos, the Fredericksburg Artists’ School, and the Academy of Realist Art in Santa Fe/Seattle.
Starting with all media, Susan eventually gravitated to watercolor as her medium of choice. The last three years have been devoted to an inner desire to accomplish painting with oils. Winning numerous awards, she has also been a Finalist Winner in the “The Artists Magazine” for 2001 (watercolor), 2002 (watercolor), and 2012 (oil). She has signature status in the Texas Watercolor Society. Susan’s art can also be seen at the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra’s offices at 601 Avenue K.