Susan’s respect for ‘mother earth’ became inseparable from her art - her large colourfield paintings exude quietude; she says they are about stripping back veils to reveal the internal voice. Susan’s perfectly balanced paintings resound with smooth flowing energy.

Formally, these paintings are labelled as pure abstraction and have the meditative rigour of American abstract painter Agnes Martin, herself drawn to the spiritual purity of the North American Indian life - inseparable from nature. The Bauhaus master Josef Albers with his writings on colour theory, had a huge influence on 20th century abstract painters - Brigit Riley’s famous stripe paintings being our best known example of simultaneous contrast. Susan’s use of this technique is nuanced and beautiful, Her choice of colours quiver with light, inside and out, in synergy with the flowers and foliage growing in her clifftop garden - which she tends to daily.


Susan works across the mediums of paint, sculpture, installation, photography, and film. Since training at the Royal College of Art and Falmouth College of Arts, she has shown widely across the UK, Europe, and North America in both solo and group exhibitions. 

Installation shots

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