Award winning artist Susiehyer is a
full-time, professional oil artist who paints landscape, figure, still life,
interiors and more. She works both in the studio and en plein air creating
everything from quick field studies to large finished paintings.
Living in Evergreen, Colorado, Susiehyer
often paints the Colorado landscape. She also likes to challenge herself to take
on new approaches to her subjects and environments. Each year she visits several
new locations around the US and has traveled to Europe and the south Pacific to
paint and study. She participates in numerous Plein Air events each year and has
been invited to such notable events as Telluride Plein Air and Sonoma Plein Air.
Susiehyer is represented by several
galleries along the Colorado Front Range including Oh Be Joyful Gallery in
Crested Butte, The Framed Image in Denver, Mary Williams Fine Art in Boulder,
Arts At Denver, the Gallery At Roundtop in Rountop, TX.
Susiehyer's work has also been featured in
Southwest Art Magazine, Art of the West Magazine, Fine Art Connoisseur, Cowboys and Indians
Magazine, and been seen on the covers of Soundings, Mountain Country Life,
and Evergreen Living Magazine.
READ ALL ABOUT IT
2011 NOV/DEC issue of
the West Magazine. An article entitled "Nature's
Magic" by Vicki Stavig appears on pg 66. Susiehyer is one of 10 landscape
artists profiled. Click Here For Article
Southwest Art Magazine, July 2011
featured a section entitled "Focus on Mentors and Their Students". In the
article in this section on Kevin Weckbach, "Blazing a Trail" (page 108),
Susiehyer is profiled as one his students.
Southwest Art Magazine's Landscape Issue,
February 2011, has run a feature article on Susiehyer's work entitled "Susiehyer: The Big
Picture (pages 96-99). See other paintings on pages 8, 39, and 107)
Click Here For Article
Connoisseur Magazine, March/April 2009 issue highlights Susiehyer's work in
"Today's Masters: 3 Artists Making Their Mark".
Books and Publications:
of Colorado" A beautiful coffee table book featuring the works of 51
Colorado artists including Susiehyer. This definitive book on landscape painting
for years to come was curated by Ann Scarlet Daley of the Denver Art Museum.
Available from Fresco Fine Art Publications,
"American Art Collector 2004,
2007, 2008, and 2009, 2012 ,juried competitions of New Works, Alcove Books.
"Best of America:Oil Artists
and Artisans, Vol 1 and Vol 2"
"Best of Worldwide Landscape Artists Vol. 1", 2011, Kennedy Publishing
Fine Art Reproductions
Reproductions of several of Susiehyer's paintings are now
available through Ken Beausoleil Fine Art Reproductions
no classes are scheduled for fall 2012, start up again in Jan 2013
Award of Recognition in American Women Artists "A
Celebration of Art 2012"
Nocturn in Purple Yellow Grays", 12x16, oil on masonite
Third Place Award and People's Choice Award in Denver Plein Air 2012
"Night Lights #1", 12x18, oil on canvas
Third Place Collectors
Choice Award in "Windows To The Divine", an exhibition at Abend
Gallery until Sept 29 2012, to benefit the Colorado Dominican Vocational Foundation
2012 Crested Butte Wildflower Festival
This image was chosen by the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival
Committee for the official 2012 Wildflower Poster. The painting, entitled
"Hillside Floral Symphony" (16x12, oil on linen) was done for the 2011 Crested
Butte Plein Air event. Signed posters are currently available through the Oh be
Joyful Gallery in Crested Butte or contact me through this website (www.ohbejoyfulgallery.com)
Honorable Mention in Denver Plein Air
2011"Noon On Broadway", 16x12,oil on linen
Best of Show in Plein Air Rockies 2011
"Cub Lake Trailhead by Starlight", 18x24, oil on linen
Award of Merit in Plein Air
Artists of Colorado 2011: for "The
Nightwatch At Sisters" in the 15th annual show hosted by Saks Galleries in
Denver. Three of the five paintings accepted into the show were sold.
Paint America Association Signature Society: Susiehyer
has just been awarded Signature membership in this prestigious group. The Paint
America Signature Society honors those artists whose work has been recognized
for its excellence in Paint America's National Exhibitions and other significant
contributions to their programs.
Top 100 in Paint the Parks 2010:
"Afternoon At Lily
Lake" was accepted into this exhibit that travels the country for the
Denver Plein Air 2010: Honorable
Plein Air Artists of Colorado 2010,
Saks Galleries Denver: First Place
Colorado Mountain Plein Air Festival
2009, Best of Show
Victor Celebrates the Arts 2009,
Best of Show
Plein Air Artists of Colorado 2009,
Abend Gallery Denver: Best of show
Women Artists of the West 2009,
Saks Galleries: third place
Estes Park Plein Air 2008: award of
Colorado Mountain Plein Air Festival