Susan Schmidt

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Susan Schmidt's 'Seaburbia' series explores the cultural memory and heritage of the Australian beach house.
The artist has exhibited internationally, at shows in New York, Hong Kong, Istanbul, San Diego, Singapore and the Maldives.
Susan's retro-coloured snapshots of beach house life would bring colour and liveliness to an interior.

Susan Schmidt is an award winning Australian artist who paints contemporary figurative works with abstract elements and surprises. Underpinned by a concern for the environment, sustainable living and the value of a more simple life. Susan's 'Seaburbia' series explores the cultural memory and heritage of the Australian beach house. Painted in acrylic and oil these works are patterned, layered and rubbed back to achieve a weatherworn texture that recalls erosion of matter over time. These nostalgic pieces document the essence of coastal living that's being lost to time and development.

The artist trained at the School of Art and Craft, Adelaide, and worked as an illustrator and designer before turning her focus to painting. She has exhibited in solo and group shows internationally, in London, New York, California, Hong Kong, Istanbul and Singapore. By invitation Susan was resident resident artist the One & Only Reethi Rah, Maldives.

Creating from her Noosa Heads studio, Susan's works are exhibited, selected and collected nationally and internationally.

Selected Works

Sunbathed 2 by Susan Schmidt

Sunbathed 2

Paintings - 76x76 cm
La Siesta by Susan Schmidt

La Siesta

Paintings - 40x40 cm
Skye by Susan Schmidt

Skye

Paintings - 40x40 cm
Splendour of the Grass by Susan Schmidt

Splendour of the Grass

Paintings - 100x100 cm
Love Shack by Susan Schmidt

Love Shack

Paintings - 122x102 cm
Orient Blue by Susan Schmidt

Orient Blue

Paintings - 76x76 cm
Lost & Found by Susan Schmidt

Lost & Found

Paintings - 76x76 cm
Deja Blue by Susan Schmidt

Deja Blue

Paintings - 122x102 cm
Love Towel by Susan Schmidt

Love Towel

Prints - 75x60 cm
Summer Scent by Susan Schmidt

Summer Scent

Prints - 75x60 cm

Hibiscus Break

Prints - 75x60 cm

Hanging Ten

Prints - 75x60 cm

Green House

Prints - 75x60 cm

Flourish

Paintings - 122x122 cm

Tree of Life

Paintings - 140x125 cm

Ocean View

Paintings - 40x40 cm

Golden Glow

Paintings - 40x40 cm

Red River Rush

Paintings - 122x122 cm

Keepsake

Paintings - 40x40 cm

Summertime Blues

Paintings - 40x40 cm

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