Susan Bell

I grew up in Colorado and as far back as I can remember I have spent most of my time riding horses and making art.  

I think my desire to paint came from my love of the varied and beautiful western landscapes and animals.

I love to paint from life because  it is multi dimensional.  there is nothing better to me than setting up an easel in front of a horse ,cow or Bison and seeing what happens. I love to depict relationships between animals and Ultimately I think my work is a reflection of hours spent painting from life and watching behavior, movement and light in the process.

Awards

  • Colorado state fair -Excellence in oils
  • Cheyenne artists guild- first place oils
  • Denver County fair - first Place 2015,  2nd Place 2016
  • art in the park - Rocky Mountain Horse expo
  • Colorado business for the  arts - poster
  • Cover - Bison World Magazine
  • Illustrator - Denver Magazine