artist statement

Susan’s paintings and abstract prints draw on the  landscape and emotions for inspiration, to create atmosphere, drama and personal landscapes infused with a sense of mystery, vitality, colour and  space.  The prints are on the whole Monoprints or Monotypes, each unique like a painting, they evolve over time, sometimes printed direct from the landscape, found objects, and ephemera, reflecting the beauty and contrast of both the natural and the manmade. The contrast of the natural and the man-made echoing chaos and control, each enhancing the other, reflecting  our relationship with the natural world.
Susan is both fascinated and intrigued by the new and extended life given to such found objects and their visual impact through print.  These prints are made up of many layers, incorporating multiple techniques,  each layer  a response to the last, creating new, unique, and exciting landscapes, paintings through print.