Exhibition dates: May 2013, June 2014
Former elementary school teacher, artist potter, graphic designer and computer expert, Susan began to paint in watercolours in 2003 after retirement. In addition to learning new things, she enjoys gardening, producing musical slide shows on the computer, reading, creative writing, photography and garage sales. A professional speaker and author of two books, Susan is passionate about exploring creativity and in embracing its many forms. Beginning painting has been a joyful experience.
Susan graduated from Windsor Teacher’s College, attended Michigan State University and the University of Windsor. She studied at Pewabic in Michigan, computer software programs and web design at New Horizons and St. Clair College and has taken watercolour courses and workshops that are offered locally through continuing education, at Michael’s, plus workshops in Mississauga with Doug Mays and Marianne Broome. Recent teachers also include Art Cunanan, Linda Kemp and Arial Lyons. She is presently a member of the executive of the ARA (Association of Representational Artists).