See My Birds at Smith & Vallee Gallery

Flight in the Fields, oil on canvas, 24″x12″

in the February Flight of Fancy annual bird exhibition at Smith & Vallee Gallery

The Studio is Full of Moon Paintings

Becoming the Moonlight

oil on canvas, 18″x18″, 2017

Upcoming Exhibitions and News

Art Installation at Camano Island Day Spa, Camano Island, WA. Spa Opens September 23, 2017, 1pm

Arts Alive, invited artist featured at Maple Hall, La Conner, WA. November 3 – 5, 2017

Thompson Art Studio, Camano Island, WA. open by appointment


In Earth We Trust

Welcome to my world.

Camano Island Studio Tour

Redbird Speaking

ceramic tile, 6″x6″, 2016

My studio will be on the annual Camano Island Studio Tour beginning May 6, 2016.

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Open Studio on Camano Island Dec. 12th

Greetings and welcome to my website.

I am currently preparing for an informal studio show on December 12. I will be showing my paintings, ceramic tiles and bowls, prints, note cards and art wrapping papers.

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Camano Island Studio Tour

Moon Loving Birds

oil on canvas, 12″x12″, 2015

It’s time for my annual open studio. I have been working on new paintings and ceramic pieces. My studio is filled with color and form.

Two weekends, May 8th – 10th and 16th – 17th, […]

Camano Island Studio Tour, 2015

Moon Song

Susan is currently preparing for The Camano Island Studio Tour. She will be showing this oil painting and many other new paintings, ceramics and prints in her annual open studio, located on Camano Island in Washington State.

The Camano Island Studio Tour is an Island wide event with […]

Art in Bloom in Anacortes, WA., next exhibition

My oil painting, “Dancing with the Salish Sea” and two more of my paintings will be part of the Art in Bloom Exhibition at the Depot Arts Center, 611 R Ave, Anacortes, WA., public opening party April 11th, 6-9pm.

The show will be open daily, from April 11 through 18, with hours of […]

Natural Awakenings

Portal into the Root of the Soul

The Shuar Earth Goddess Nunqui appears as human in this oil painting.

She is holding a gourd bowl filled with Chicha, the milk of the Amazon. The bowl represents her own body. Her hair, like vines connected to the earth.