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Award winning artist Susiehyer is a full-time, professional oil artist who paints landscape, figure, still life, interiors and more. She works both in the studio and en plein air creating everything from quick field studies to large finished paintings. Aftermath, 12x12

Living in Evergreen, Colorado, Susiehyer often paints the Colorado landscape. She also likes to challenge herself to take on new approaches to her subjects and environments. Each year she visits several new locations around the US and has traveled to Europe and the south Pacific to paint and study. She participates in numerous Plein Air events each year and has been invited to such notable events as Telluride Plein Air and Sonoma Plein Air.

Susiehyer is represented by several galleries along the Colorado Front Range including Oh Be Joyful Gallery in Crested Butte, The Framed Image in Denver, Mary Williams Fine Art in Boulder, Arts At Denver, the Gallery At Roundtop in Rountop, TX.

Susiehyer's work has also been featured in Southwest Art Magazine, Art of the West Magazine, Fine Art Connoisseur, Cowboys and Indians Magazine, and been seen on the covers of  Soundings, Mountain Country Life, and Evergreen Living Magazine.



Snow Laden Ponderosas, 40x30, oil

Oil Painters of America National Exhibit 2012


READ ALL ABOUT IT: Books and Publications

Art of the National Parks: Historic Connections, Contemporary Interpretations  This beautiful new coffee table book from Fresco Fine Art, is now available. Curated by Jean Stern, noted author, lecturer and curator, the book profiles some of our most beloved national parks in paintings and sculpture. Six of Susiehyer's paintings are representing Rocky Mountain National Park. Copies are available for $85 by emailing through the contact page of this website.





 Art of the West Magazine, Nov/Dec 2011. An article entitled "Nature's Magic" by Vicki Stavig appears on pg 66. Susiehyer is one of 10 landscape artists profiled. Click Here For Article





Southwest Art Magazine, July 2011 featured a section entitled "Focus on Mentors and Their Students". In the article in this section on Kevin Weckbach, "Blazing a Trail" (page 108), Susiehyer is profiled as one his students.



Southwest Art Magazine's Landscape Issue, February 2011,   a feature article on Susiehyer's work entitled "Susiehyer: The Big Picture (pages 96-99). See other paintings on pages 8, 39, and 107) Click Here For Article



Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, March/April 2009 issue highlights Susiehyer's work in  "Today's Masters: 3 Artists Making Their Mark".



"Landscapes of Colorado" A beautiful coffee table book featuring the works of 51 Colorado artists including Susiehyer. This definitive book on landscape painting for years to come was curated by Ann Scarlet Daley of the Denver Art Museum. Available from Fresco Fine Art Publications,


"American Art Collector 2004,
 2007, 2008, and 2009, 2012
,juried competitions of New Works, Alcove Books.


"Best of America: Oil Artists
 and Artisans, Vol 1 and Vol 2"



"Best of Worldwide Landscape Artists Vol. 1", 2011, Kennedy Publishing


2012 Crested Butte Wildflower Festival Poster

This image was chosen by the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival Committee for the official 2012 Wildflower Poster. The painting, entitled "Hillside Floral Symphony" (16x12, oil on linen) was done for the 2011 Crested Butte Plein Air event. Signed posters are available for $25. (




Fine Art Reproductions



Reproductions of several of Susiehyer's paintings are now available through Ken Beausoleil Fine Art Reproductions





Colorado Plein Air Festival 2013 Plein Air Magazine Award


Aftermath, 12x12


Colorado Plein Air Festival 2013 Plein Air Artists of Colorado Award of Excellence

Return To Me, 16x20


Sedona Plein Air 2013 Purchase  Award AND Quick Draw Award

Sycamore Silhouettes, 12x12,oil



Award of Excellence in Plein Air Artists of Colorado National Exhibition 2013

"Ice Fall", 9x12 oil on masonite



Award of Recognition in American Women Artists "A Celebration of Art 2012"

"Cub Lake Nocturn in Purple Yellow Grays", 12x16



Third Place Award and People's Choice Award in Denver Plein Air 2012

   "Night Lights #1", 12x18, oil


Third Place Collectors Choice Award in "Windows To The Divine 2012", an exhibition at Abend Gallery

Streamside Tango, 14x11, oil


Paint America Association Signature Society: Susiehyer was awarded Signature membership in this prestigious group. The Paint America Signature Society honors those artists whose work has been recognized for its excellence in Paint America's National Exhibitions and other significant contributions to their programs.


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