Nationally recognized, award-winning artist, Susan Blackwood received
Best of Show at the 2010 National American Women Artists Juried Exhibition.
Her 44-year painting career started with pen and ink and watercolors in 1972. Her paintings have won many national awards in Museum Shows, Nationally and Internationally, as an oil painter as well as a watercolorist. Susan Blackwood has a passion for teaching artists. Her combination of enthusiasm, encouragement and knowledge is the hallmark of her teaching.
She has been a professional artist and instructor since the early ‘70s. For 32 years, she was a professional watercolorist. In 2003 she ventured forth into the thick and gooey medium of oils and now, loves and paints in both mediums. Her watercolors and oils have been in many national shows and museums, winning top awards. Versatile is a good word to describe her styles and mediums.
In 2015, Blackwood added contemporary and abstract paintings to her variety of styles and artistic “language of painting”.