SUSAN M. HERTEL
 

I paint with watercolor, oil, pastel and charcoal. In communicating my response to a certain image I feel a need to express it within a certain media.

Grand Canyon - Oil

Canyon Overview - Oil

Petunias - Oil

Blooms of Summer - Oil

Iris - Oil

Sunflowers and Salsa - Oil

Venice - Watercolor

Stairway Up - Watercolor

SUSAN HERTEL


DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH:   Milwaukee, WI      Dec. 9, 1948

PERSONAL HISTORY:

Moved to AZ from WI in 1972; married; two sons. Began art career in 1981.                                                In 1989 suffered a life- threatening stroke; spent a year in a wheel chair; after surgery recovered to almost normal. Art became even more important during this time.

EDUCATION:  

Layton School of Art Milwaukee, Marquette University, Glendale Community College of Fine Art, Scottsdale Art School.

Workshops:    Adrian Hanson, Mary DeLoydt-Ardent, Valoy Eaton, Joe   Abresica, Gregg Kreutz, Joseph Mendez, Sally Strand, Lew Lehrman, James Asher, Eric Wiegradt, Matt Smith.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:   

Past Galleries:    Windrush Gallery, Sedona  ,AZ; Casa de Artes Gallery,    Sedona; Magadini Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ; Golden Nugget Gallery, Wickenburg, AZ;  El Presidio Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Present Galleries:    Treasures in Art, Scottsdale, AZ

Organizations:    Arizona Artist’s Guild, Arizona Watercolor Association, Midwest Pastel Society.

PAST EXHIBITIONS:

Valley Artist’s League Shows, Scottsdale Artist League Shows, Arizona Watercolor Shows, Scottsdale Artist’s School – “Best and Brightest Show, Glendale Festival of the Arts Show, Fountain Hills Art Show, Florida International Miniature Show, Western Colorado Watercolor Show, Pastel USA Show. Pastel Society of America Show

AWARDS:

Various awards in different shows from Judge’s Choice to Honorable Mentions and Purchase Awards.

COLLECTORS:

Arizona Public Service, Giant Industries, First national Bank and private collectors.

ARTIST’S STATEMENT:

I paint with watercolor, oil, pastel and charcoal. In communicating my response to a certain image I feel a need to express it within a certain media.