About Susan Wellington
A devotee’ of painting en plein air and from life, Susan Wellington believes it to be essential in “learning to see” as an artist. Whether working in studio or on location, she credits plein air work for the freshness and authenticity evident in her work today. When painting, Susan seeks the essence of the subject, recognizing that her emotional response is key to the piece, both for the artist and for the viewer. She believes art can be a pathway to feelings and memories.
Susan’s work has received much acclaim over the years. Susan was honored by having works accepted into the Oil Painter of American Eastern Regional Juried Show, The Oil Painters of America Salon Show and the Oil Painters of America National Juried Show. She was also recognized as one of the ‘Fav 15’ by the international Bold Brush Art Competition. Susan’s work has been featured on the hit HGTV show ‘Hometown,’ and in 2022 her work received the Best in Show award in the Mississippi Artists Guild juried show.