Susan Duke Waters lives in Rockmart, Georgia, USA, and was born in Bath, UK. She uses a variety of media, working in oils, watercolor and acrylics as well as clay and papier mâché.
Lately Waters has divided her time between figures/portraits and painting on location, working predominately with oils.
Work currently displayed:
O Holy Night, solo exhibit, papier mache Nativity display, Nov-Dec 2021, The Rockmart Cultural Arts Gallery, Rockmart Ga.
The Downtown Gallery, Cartersville GA.
The American Art Awards website.
The Great American Paint-In, online exhibit, Gallery Cero, 1014 Miami Springs Dr.,
Longwood, FL 32779. View collection here.
“Art and Healing in the Time of the Pandemic”, Sirilin Studio and Fulton County Art and Culture online exhibition. View here.
The Rockmart Cultural Arts Gallery, Rockmart, Georgia, 30153.
Baldwin Public Library, Birmingham, Michigan, “Zip Us Up” Collaborative Exhibition.
Awards, Recognition and Exhibits:
2021 Portrait Society of Atlanta Fall open Juried Exhibition, Merit Award for “Chuck.”
2021 Georgia Color plein air, People’s Choice Award for “Crab Man and George.”
2021 “Art and Healing in the Time of the Pandemic”, Sirilin Studio and Fulton County Art and Culture online exhibition. View here.
2021 Metro Montage XXI, Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, Georgia.
2021 Downtown Galllery, Booth Artist’s Guild Summer Exhibit, view online flip book.
2021 Alpharetta Paint the Town, May.
2021 Olmsted Atlanta, In Town Plein Air Paint Quick,Ansley Park, Community Artists, Second Place
2021 Olmsted Atlanta, Out of Town Plein Air Paint Quick, Chateau Elan, Second Place.
2021 American Women Artists Spring Show, Merit Award
2021 Rockmart Cultural Arts Juried Show, First Place in Painting.
2020 The American Art Awards 2020, 5th place in Figure in oil.
2020 “Best of Show” Rockmart Juried Show 2020, The Rockmart Cultural Arts Gallery, Rockmart, Georgia, 30153. Valentine Shopper.
2020 Metro Montage XX, Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, Georgia.
2019 O Holy Night Nativity Exhibit , Skellenger Gallery, Cedartown Performing Arts Center, Cedartown, GA, Nov 20th – Jan 6th.
2019 Spotlight Solo Exhibition by Fusion Art, view exhibit here.
2019 Colors of Humanity Botanical Exhibit, Honorable Mention for “Rosa Queen Elizabeth and Honeysuckle“. The paintings, “Makeup Artist” and “Mud and Buttercups” are also included in the gallery’s Wet Paint Exhibit.
2019 Finalist in Artroom Gallery Online Portrait show for “His First Portrait“
2019 Eatonton Plein Air Paint Out 2019, First Place for “Towers Over Eatonton“
2019 Rockmart Cultural Arts 2019 Juried Show “Best of Show” for “Flower Power ”.
Polk County, GA, featured artist March 2019. To read article click here.
2018 Life-sized Nativity displayed at the Rockmart Cultural Arts Gallery November – December. A video of the show can be viewed here.
2017-2018 “Art of Georgia: Portraits of a Community ” Exhibits displayed at the Georgia Capitol Building; work chosen twice.
2017 Arts Station September Stone Mountain Plein Air Paint Out Purchase Prize for “Sunshine and Stone“.
2017 Forgotten Coast Plein Air Festival Quick Draw, Open Category, “Exalted Company” second place.
She is a member of Oil Painters of America, the American Watercolor Society, the Georgia Watercolor Society (Signature Member), the Portrait Society of Atlanta and the Rockmart Civic Arts Commission with whom she is a former Artist of the Year.