RESUME

BIO

After attending The School of Visual Arts in NYC, Susan Sapanara went on to a successful design career in textiles and home furnishings. She recently returned to her Fine Art roots to pursue a Certificate in Botanical Illustration and Art from the New York Botanical Garden which she completed with Honors. She renders her subjects with loving care and scientifically accurate detail and color in watercolor and graphite. In addition to Botanical Art, Susan is an active Plein Air  and studio oil painter.  Her work is in private collections. Susan is a member of The American Society of Botanical Artists.


RESUME

EXHIBITIONS

The Beauty of Botanicals, OA Gallery, Kirkwood MO 2016

Garden State Garden: 27th Annual New Jersey Small Works show, Demarest, NJ 2016

18th Annual International American Society of Botanical Artists at the Horticultural Society of New York, 2015

Tri-State Juried Exhibition, Ridgewood NJ, 2015 Honorable Mention

Gold Light Gallery Annual International Juried show , New Hope PA, 2015

Pascack Art Association Members show, 2015 Honorable Mention

17th Annual International American Society of Botanical Artists at the Horticultural Society of New York, 2014

INSTRUCTION

New York Botanical Gardens  Foundation Instructor Watercolor New York NY 2016-2017
EDUCATION
New York Botanical Gardens Certification In Botanical Illustration with Honors. Bronx NY 2013-2015
School of Visual Arts. Fine Art Painting, Textiles, Printmaking, Art Therapy, Pre Columbian Art, Creative Writing. New York NY 1977-1983 & 1994
PUBLICATIONS
“Botanical Artist as Print Maker” The Botanical Artist March 2015 / Volume 21, Issue 1
WORK EXPERIENCE
Textile Professional 1986-2014 Employers included: Croscill (7yrs), Revman (7yrs), Springs (7yrs), Macy’s (2yrs), Skills included: Textile design, Product design, Trend analysis, Design management, International travel, Showroom design, Branding and Product development.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
ASBA, NESBA, PAA, CAS
SOCIAL MEDIA
ssapanara.com Artist – Website
SpareTheBud.wordpress.com  – Blog
@ArtDzi9 Follow me on Twitter

Susan can be contacted regarding her Art and commissions at:
917.617.0304
ssapanara@gmail.com

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