Susan Semenick

Hometown: Riga, MI

Medium: Painting

Bio: Susan Semenick is an award winning watercolor artist. She has achieved success as a portrait and figure artist, but also a landscape painter. Susan has seen success as a finalist for the cover Competiton of Watercolor magazine . She has also served as one of the very first Artists in Residence at Crater Lake National Park, Crater Lake, Oregon. She has studied with some of the leading watercolor artists in the country. Her hard work in the studio every day is shown in her unusual use of color and her sense of composition.

“My life’s work has kept me busy as a biology teacher, but I always had a yearning to break away and fulfill my dream of expanding my true love of painting. After 33 years of teaching, I am living my dream. I find contentment in watercolor and try to reflect life’s connectivity and continuity in my artwork.”