The substrate for the entire series is two inch, cradled Gessobord by Ampersand. Heavy texture, metallic leaf, a variety of acrylic and oil paints are used throughout the series.
I was honored to win Artist of the Year 2012 at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Virginia, for the Mask Series.
Susan demonstrates a command of the medium with powerful imagery that speaks to the viewer, yet presents a sense of mystery. There is a haunting dream-like quality with the figures, all hidden behind masks. Behind the mask, who is looking at whom? William Schran, juror for Torpedo Factory Artist of the Year 2012