Susan notices beauty everywhere and in everything, motivating a strong desire to paint, well, just about everything. Her artwork reflects her love of the surroundings she observes. A native of Alexandria VA, she relocated to Florida in 2004. Susan retired in 2014 after a 34 year medical career, split between Nursing and Health Information Management. Susan has painted in acrylics on and off for many years. She accelerated her time spent painting after retirement and in early 2020 became an exhibiting member of the Island Art Association. Susan also enjoys her walk/run group, mentoring through Big Brothers Big Sisters and spending time with her two granddaughters.