Friday, February 3, 2017

Spotlight on: Suzie Greer Baker, 2017 Texas Top Ten

Your Name: Suzie Greer Baker
Current City: Shenandoah, Texas

"Vigil", 30"x 24", Oil on Linen Panel

Suzie Baker is an award-winning artist whose paintings have been featured in Fine Art Connoisseur, Plein Air, and Southwest Art Magazines. She has been named “Three to Watch” by both Southwest Art and Fine Art Connoisseur. She serves on the board of directors and is a signature member of Oil Painters of America and regularly exhibits in prestigious national shows and invitationals. In addition to being a still life and portrait artist, Suzie has been painting en plein air since she was a teenager. Suzie teaches workshops nationally and at The Woodlands Art League in The Woodlands, Texas, where she lives with her husband and two children.


"I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising and Fine Arts from Louisiana Tech University. Following my degree program, I worked as an ad agency Art Director before trading my Pantone swatches for a brush and palette. I paint in oils and am motivated by color, immediacy of stroke, composition, the camaraderie of other artists, and ultimately the desire to evolve as an artist. I strive to create paintings that communicate confidence in execution and that exhibit a fresh, intuitive, and spontaneous quality. I will paint till I can paint no more. When I'm not painting, I'm thinking about what I want to paint next. I can't not paint." 

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