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Susan Edwards

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Artwork for Susan Edwards

Two Pheasants, Box Canvas, 100cm x 100cm

The lookout on the cliffs,Sennen Cove, Box Canvas, 100 cm x 100 cm

Seeing The Wood, Oil on Belgian Linen, framed, 92cm x 71 cm

Monet's garden at Giverney, Box Canvas, 100 cm x 100 cm

Busy shopping in Church Street, Hereford , print, framed to order, 40 cm x 45 cm

Elgar and the Cathedral, Hereford, print, framed to order, 40 cm x 45 cm

A Windy Day at the Beach , framed to order, 40 cm x 45 cm

Porthmeor Beach, St Ives Cornwall, box canvas, 40 cm x 40 cm

Details

Telephone: 
07531521721
How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

I paint to discover what it is I am painting.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

Art 'gives me the marvellous journey' see Ithika by C. P. Cavafy on my website www.susanedwardspaintings.com

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

Statement describing the artist
Susan’s inherent, and distinctive colourist palette and her intuitive selective response to the motif underpin the integrity of her painting which is now reaching it’s full maturity.
Painting landscapes, portraits or drawing, Susan prefers to work on location or directly from the motif.
Her work is instantly recognised for it’s life affirming and exhilaratingly colourful gestural brushwork.
Interlocking the illusion of the image with the materiality of the paint, she explores the relationship
between surface and depth, using the full range of painting techniques.
Susan’s painterly approach can be described as Expressive Figurative, where the subject is implied and interpreted rather than described, the poetry of the subject rather than the prose.
Underlying all her work is a thorough knowledge of draughtsmanship and composition.

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

Commissioned Portrait painter. Genres include Landscape, Still Life, Marine, and Drawing. See website for details www.susanedwardspaintings.com
Art Appreciation Tour lecturer with commercial holiday operators - Renaissance Italy, Spain, France and UK venues and itinararies.
Watercolour workshops in Stately Homes, National Trust and English Heritage Venues.
Ship's Artist and Watercolour Workshop tutor, Cruise Lines.

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

BA Hons Graphic Design Leeds College of Art
Post Graduate Certificate of Education secondary level
Head of Art, City Technology College
Visiting Lecturer Northumbria University BA courses and Foundation
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts - elected for services to education
MA Fine Art Gloucester University
Commissioned portrait painter

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

2021 HEREFORD COLLEGE OF ARTS Online Exhibition 'In The Frame' for International Women's Day 2021
2021 HEREFORD ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY Online Exhibition 'Me, myself and I'
2020 NEW ENGLISH ART CLUB, Mall Galleries, London 2020 THE GREENSTAGE GALLERY, Christmas show, Worcester
2020 THE ARTS AND CRAFTS GALLERY, Church Street, Hereford
2018 THE GARDENS GALLERY, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, solo show
2018 THE FOSSE GALLERY, Summer show, Stowe on the Wold, Gloucestershire
2018 H.ART AWARD WINNER OMP Gallery, Hereford
2018 OMP GALLERY, Hereford, solo show

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

Working on commission at present, and for 'Inspired by Local Heroes' my solo show at The Hereford City Museum and Art Gallery,
opening with h.Art September 2021
or more information see website www.susanedwardspaintings.com

Venues Description: 
Hereford City Museum and Art Gallery solo exhibition 'Inspired by Local Heroes' Hereford Arts and Crafts h.Art Exhibition, The Green Dragon, Hereford
Venues Confirmed: 
Yes

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