Calendar Month: April 2019
About the Artist: Susan Clifford
Susan, a native of Syracuse, New York commenced her career producing original wildlife representation on eggshells in a ceramic paint media. Her work has been marketed at the Christmas Shop at Disney World, the Christmas Shop at Williamsburg, Virginia, the Hutch Gallery at the Baltimore Maryland Waterfront and many other recognized locations. Susan's art has expanded with her activity in watercolor, acrylic, pen and ink, and encaustic mediums. To enhance her natural ability she has studied with Hall Groat known internationally for the Year of the Child stamp for UNICEF, the late Hans Junga renowned for his St. Lawrence River scenes.
Susan's work has been juried into several local shows at the Courthouse Gallery and the Lighthouse Gallery also the New York State Fair Wildlife exhibit, the Wehle competition at Genesee Country Museum for Ducks Unlimited and several other venues. Her work has been presented at the Clayton New York. St. Lawrence River Wildlife Show where it is always in great demand. Her work has taken Best of Show honors at the Woman's Club locally and at the statewide level. Susan's donations to Tykes and Teens Christmas Festival, Woman's Club annual Christmas House Tour event, and Mariner Sands Charity Week have raised considerable sums for charity.
Susan's work is presently available through commission arrangement. She has volunteered with the summer Children's Program at the Elliott Museum and at the Mariner Sands Chapel teaching the fundamentals of watercolor painting.