Cheerful imagery: people, animals, objects, environment, and abstraction


Public/Community Collections

  • ABCD (Action for Boston Community Development) Joseph M. Tierney Learning Center/TLC, provides comprehensive  services to encourage personal potential, self-sufficiency,create pathways out of poverty that strengthen community: after school programs, ESL, financial and computer literacy, parenting skills), Boston, MA.
  • Andrew Peabody School (rigorous academic approach with arts commitment), Cambridge, MA
  • Bay Cove's Andrew House (largest adult detox program in state and only one with separate women's unit, respects dignity and diversity of all patients, especially homeless and uninsured), Boston MA
  • Boston Community Capital (investing in projects for affordable housing, daycare centers, arts programs, schools, health clinics, youth programs, and other community services), Boston, MA
  • Boston Public Health Commission (protecting, promoting, and preserving health and well-being of all Boston residents, particularly the most vulnerable), Boston, MA
  • Boston Rescue Mission (transforming lives at risk since 1899), Boston, MA
  • Brockton Neighborhood Health Center (multicultural organization collaborating with community agencies to provide high quality comprehensive health care that is linguistically, culturally, and financially accessible), Brockton, MA
  • Casa Esperanza (bilingual bicultural Latino community sanctuary for those overcoming homelessness and/or addictions), Boston, MA
  • CSTO: Castle Square Tenants Organization, Inc, (providing programs and services for low and moderate income residents, and state of the art "green" community space) Bosotn, MA
  • CFCS_TLC (Cambridge Family and Children's Service—Teens Learning Choices Program), Cambridge, MA
  • Community Work Services (promoting independence through employment, for challenged individuals), Boston, MA
  • Dr Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center (a 60-bed locked adult inpatient unit providing forensic evaluation and continuing care for those with legal issues), Boston, MA
  • Elder Service Plan of Harbor Health, (all-inclusive care for the elderly, providing those who need assistance with the best quality of life), Mattapan, MA
  • Geneva Avenue Eldertly Housing (45 one-bed units for low income seniors, sponsored by Action for Boston Community Development), Dorchester, MA
  • Greater Boston Citizenship Initiative (educating immigrants about benefits of citizenship), MA
  • HAWC (Help for Abused Women and their Children), Salem, MA
  • Health Care for All (providing comprehensive, affordable, accessible, culturally competent, high quality care for everyone, especially the most vulnerable), Boston, MA
  • Heritage Apartments (a Boston Housing Authority development with 300 handicap accessible efficiency apartments), Boston MA
  • Homeowner's Rehab, Inc.-Chapman Arms (affordable housing), Cambridge, MA
  • Homeowner's Rehab, Inc.-Memorial Drive (affordable housing), Cambridge, MA
  • Hope House  (80-bed residential treatment program for male alcoholics and substance abusers, often first “home” had in some time if transitioning from prison, homeless shelters, or street), Roxbury, MA
  • Kennedy CHC-Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center (helping disadvantaged  of all ages in more than 30 different languages: immigrants, refugees, the uninsured and underinsured), Framingham, MA
  • La Alianza Hispana  (community based Adult Day Health Center serving over 2,000 Boston Latinos annually), Roxborough, MA
  • Lemuel Shattuck Hospital (acute, sub-acute, and ambulatory care, as well as an array of mental health, substance abuse, and social services), Jamaica Plain, MA
  • Malden Senior Community Center (newly developed property providing services to Malden area seniors, previously utilized center in a windowless basement), Malden, MA
  • Massoit Community College (dedicated to educational and civic improvement of its students, an historic mission to accept all who desire to learn and attain personal as well as educational goals), Brockton, MA
  • Mattapan Community Health Center (providing comprehensive, accessible, affordable,  culturally appropriate health care to African Americans and Caribbean immigrants), MA
  • MHPI Inc.’s Mildred Zanditon Community Apartments (an 18-unit residential facility for formerly homeless adults), Brighton, MA
  • Mission Main Tenant Task Force (improving living conditions for Hispanic and African American families and the elderly, 535 units), Roxborough, MA
  • Roxbury YouthWorks (inspiring young men and women to recognize and develop their strengths), Dorchester, MA
  • Sherrill House, (skilled nursing and rehabilitation center), Jamaica Plain, MA
  • Spectrum Health Systems (substance abuse and mental health treatment provider for over 20,000 individuals annually, Women’s and Children’s Center designed for pregnancy and post-partum cases), Westborough, MA
  • St. Francis House (largest day shelter for the poor and homeless in New England), Boston, MA
  • The Boston Foundation (making grants to nonprofit organizations and serving as civic hub and information center), Boston, MA
  • The Department of Youth Services/DYS, Haverhill  (juvenile justice agency for adjudicated delinquents in Massachusetts), MA
  • TILL (Toward Independent Living and Learning), Billerica, MA
  • Triangle Inc (helping people with disabilities), Malden, MA
  • United Residents in Academy Homes II—URIAH (community building and 236 units for low income families), Roxbury, MA
  • Uniquity House (lower income residence for 139 seniors, funded by MassHousing), Boston, MA
  • Victory Programs (offering recovery, hope and community for individuals and families facing homelessness, addiction or other chronic illnesses), Boston, MA
  • Whidden Hospital (community hospital serving 200,000 residents of Everett, Revere, Chelsea, Winthrop, and Malden: the only hospital in this five-city area) Everett, MA
  • Winter Valley Residences (housing for the elderly), Milton, MA
  • Year Up Inc (helping young urban adults), Boston, MA

International Exhibitions/Art Fairs

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Gallery Involvement/Artist in Residence


"We stumbled on Susan's art by accident when we were staying in the Boston area. It was love at first sight, and she has brightened our days ever since. We picked up our first painting for the focal point of our living room, and we have returned several times to warm up our beach house. The vibrant colors, cheery subjects, and varied technique have all drawn us into Susan's world." Travelers, The Hamptons, NY

"From the moment I saw Susan's artwork, I was captivated. She taps into the joys of life through her vibrant use of colors and choice of theme. Her personal warmth is readily apparent through what she creates." Environmental engineer, Cleveland, OH

"Susan's art is glorious in all of its colors, and displayed in my office brings a warm feeling to the surroundings. Susan has a knack for originality and she bursts with creativity." Clinical researcher, Cambridge, MA

"Susan is a prolific artist who captures comfort and pleasure with distinctive themes and colors. I particularly enjoy the unexpected that transpires in selected pieces, like the one I own." Physician/professor, Boston, MA

"I'm a huge fan of Susan's art, with several of her pieces enlivening my home. Her still-life art—with its bright colors and cheerful motifs—is as beautiful as it is heartwarming." Software developer, Cambridge, MA

"Susan's art makes me feel happy and hopeful. The colours are lively; there's something whimsical about many of her pictures that makes me smile." Home-maker, Toronto, ON

"Color and courage. Susan's art will light up any space. Think warmth, think spring, think harvest ripe, Susan captures hope, love and passion." Property developer, Brookline, MA

"Susan's art invokes the viewer to take a deeper look into its subject matter. Everyday objects assume new significance and symbolic meaning. Her use of colors and movement stimulate the eye and nurture playfulness while allowing the viewer to consider his or her own relationship to the imagery portrayed." Professor/program director, Western MA