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Susan Blackwood

Hi. Nice to Meet You - SOLD

Hi. Nice to Meet You - SOLD

Gaggle - SOLD

Gaggle - SOLD

The Sanctuary - SOLD

The Sanctuary - SOLD

Latest Gossip - SOLD

Latest Gossip - SOLD

Sleeping on the Sofa - SOLD

Sleeping on the Sofa - SOLD

Lunch in Nice - Sold

Lunch in Nice - Sold

Little Stone Building - Sold

Little Stone Building - Sold

Sold - Neil

Sold - Neil

Young Royalty - Sold

Young Royalty - Sold

Pebbles - Sold

Pebbles - Sold

I'm Not Movin' - Sold

I'm Not Movin' - Sold

Good Hugs - Sold

Good Hugs - Sold

Happy Hour - Sold

Happy Hour - Sold

So What'll You Have - Sold

So What'll You Have - Sold
Best in Show, AWA 2010

Morning Delivery (Fagiolari, Tuscany) - Sold

Morning Delivery (Fagiolari, Tuscany) - Sold

Side by Side - Sold

Side by Side - Sold

Many Stories - Sold

Many Stories - Sold

Someone's Coming - Sold

Someone's Coming - Sold

Walking With my Sister - Sold

Walking With my Sister - Sold

Summer Fun - Sold

Summer Fun - Sold

Late Afternoon(Tourette sur Loup, Provence, France) - Sold

Late Afternoon(Tourette sur Loup, Provence, France) - Sold

Blowing Dandelions - Sold

Blowing Dandelions - Sold

Good Company - Sold

Good Company - Sold

Catnip - Sold

Catnip - Sold

Lake Como - Sold

Lake Como - Sold

Come Out and Play - Sold

Come Out and Play - Sold

Stalking - Sold

Stalking - Sold

The Vineyard - Sold

The Vineyard - Sold

Box Full of Love - Sold

Box Full of Love - Sold

Tea Time - Sold

Tea Time - Sold

Precious - Sold

Precious - Sold

Julie (Commission) - Sold

Julie (Commission) - Sold

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Small European Scenes
Born in Chicago, Susan Blackwood comes from six generations of artists. Her sister is artist Karen Vance and her husband is artist Howard Friedland. Her family history has been traced back to Rembrandt’s parents. As for her formal education, she received her Bachelors of Fine Arts from Northern Illinois University and later studied with Irving Shapiro at the American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL.

She has traveled and painted extensively throughout the world, including three years in Pakistan where she maintained and active studio and had three solo exhibitions. Her works are in the collections of: American Express; the French Consulate of Lahore, Pakistan; Anheuser Bush; and many others. She has been featured in the Master Painters of the World section of the International Artist Magazine. Southwest Art Magazine featured her as an "Artist to Watch"

In 2003, after 32 years as a watercolorist, Susan switched to oil painting. She now paints exclusively in oils. Her oils have been heartily received by patrons, galleries and museum shows.

Her work has been featured in Southwest Art Magazine, U.S. Art Magazine, International Artist Magazine, Wildlife Art News, and American Art Collector. A partial list of her publishers include the National Audubon Society, The Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Alliance, Big Brothers Association, National Riflemen’s Association, North Light Publishers - (Best of Flower Painting by Katherine Kipp) and The Medici Society Ltd. of London, England. In 1999, Watercolor Magazine featured an article about Susan’s paintings and John Singer Sargent’s paintings from Venice.

The recipient of numerous awards her originals have been exhibited in galleries in England and all over the U.S. in National Shows and galleries, in addition to both museum and corporate collections.

Some of the Museum/Gallery Shows and Auctions:

  • American Impressionist Society Show - 2010
  • American Women Artists Show- 2010
  • Montana Painters Alliance Study to Studio - C. M. Russell Museum - 2010, 2008
  • Western Regional Oil Painters of America – 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
  • Oil Painters of America National Juried Show - 2009, 2008
  • C. M. Russell Museum Auction – 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
  • Master’s In Miniature Invitational– CM Russell Museum 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000
  • Montana Land Reliance Invitational Auction – 2007, 2005
  • Treasure State Invitational Auction – 2006
  • Salon International Juried Exhibition – 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
  • Kimball Art Center Museum Invitational (Park City Utah) – 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
  • Hockaday Museum of Art ( Kalispell MT.) – 2010, 2002
  • Masters in Montana – 2006, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

Honors:

  • Signature Member in Oil Painters of America
  • Signature Member in the American Impressionist Society
  • "Best in Show" American Women Artists National Juried Exhibit, 2010
  • Jurors Top 50 Award Salon International 2010, 2008, 2007
  • Member of Oil Painters of America
  • Member of Montana Painters Alliance
  • "Artist to Watch" Southwest Art Magazine
  • Featured in International Artist Magazine
  • Featured in Watercolor Magazine

Permanent Museum Collections:

  • Sonoran Desert Museum, Tuscon, AZ
  • Steamboat Springs Museum, Steamboat Springs, CO