hi, I'm Sue

I am a maker of art with ink, paint, paper, old prints and canvas.
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My studio is the old taproom in an 1830s brick house in rural Vermont.

But my favorite studio is under the sky where I get started on most of my paintings. My brother gave me an old plein air easel and it accompanies me around the back roads and hillsides near my home. I spend the winter months finishing my summer work, and creating dreamscapes that are composites of the places I’ve been fortunate to go. I work in acrylics, watercolors, ink and textiles.

I look forward to a day when the studio can be a social place again. If you are in Vermont and want to come view work in my studio gallery, give a call or email. We can plan for Covid safety ahead of your visit so we all feel comfortable. 

Look for studio workshops in the future.

let’s get to know each other

I am a maker of art with ink, paint, paper, old prints and canvas.

A Plein air painter when the weather allows.
A sewer and up-cycler of new and found textiles.
A thrift store regular (they know my name).

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from my journal

Good Madness

Good Madness

I’ve had these words pinned beside my desk since last spring when I came upon them. I tried to live by them in 2021. But 2021 wasn’t so easy. It followed 2020 which was somewhat worse. But 2019 was really hard for me with the death of my mother, so I’ve decided that...

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What Does it Mean to Be Lucky?

What Does it Mean to Be Lucky?

Here we are, dust settling around the nation's Capitol, snow on the ground, my daughter planning her 16-hour drive back to college, and a new surge of coronavirus cases spiking. So much to worry about. Thinking back to last year at this time, my mother had just died...

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The Dirtiest Cleanest Hands

The Dirtiest Cleanest Hands

Everywhere I dig—and I am digging at every chance I get these days—I am finding something buried. And that could be a metaphor for all of us in these days of stay at home orders and isolation. What's deep inside is sustaining each of us, I'd wager. If we aren't...

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Work with me

  • I provide design services, copywriting, and photography for businesses and non-profits.

  • I give creative coaching and offer art and upcycling workshops.

  • I meet deadlines! Let’s talk about your project and I’ll give you a quote.