Susan Shade

Summer Solstice: Untold Stories

June 1 - June 22, 2021

Inquire

Artist Susan Shade draws inspiration from the abstract expressionist period in her personal style, as seen in her spontaneous brushstrokes and hypnotic color fields. She focuses on tone, gesture, and markings to capture the energy of the texture and color. Her art communicates a sense of escapism, striving to arise curiosity and create an emotional connection with the viewer, through meanings, ideas, and images.

Susan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Merchandising and a Master’s Degree in Textile Design and Weaving. A resident of Berkley, CA, she discovered her affinity for painting by delving into the vibrant literary and artistic community of North Beach, in San Francisco. Susan’s love for textiles has informed her exploration of surfaces, textures, and colors on canvas through a combination of layering, scraping, and blending techniques. Viewing her paintings as a manifestation of hope, she wishes to transmit optimism and love for art through an ever-developing body of work.

Featured Artworks
Blinker
Blinker
Cherry Spring
Cherry Spring
Daylights
Daylights
Merry-Go
Merry-Go

Susan Shade

Blinker
Blinker

Acrylic on Canvas
24" x 24"

Artist Susan Shade draws inspiration from the abstract expressionist period in her personal style, as seen in her spontaneous brushstrokes and hypnotic color fields. She focuses on tone, gesture, and markings to capture the energy of the texture and color. Her art communicates a sense of escapism, striving to arise curiosity and create an emotional connection with the viewer, through meanings, ideas, and images.

Susan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Merchandising and a Master’s Degree in Textile Design and Weaving. A resident of Berkley, CA, she discovered her affinity for painting by delving into the vibrant literary and artistic community of North Beach, in San Francisco. Susan’s love for textiles has informed her exploration of surfaces, textures, and colors on canvas through a combination of layering, scraping, and blending techniques. Viewing her paintings as a manifestation of hope, she wishes to transmit optimism and love for art through an ever-developing body of work.

Blinker
Blinker
Cherry Spring
Cherry Spring
Daylights
Daylights
Merry-Go
Merry-Go
Morning Temple
Morning Temple
Must Fly
Must Fly
The Thaw
The Thaw
Pulse
Pulse
Inquire

The Infinity of Thoughts
50" x 50" - Acrylic on Canvas
JOIN OUR LIST

Sign up for news and events emails