Susan Howe - Chuck Close
Original portrait oil painting by Susan Howe. 8" x 8"
In early 2016 Susan Howe began the portrait project, “100 Faces” as an oil study. She chose local artists that were impacting the arts in Louisville as her muse. The project was meant to hone skills and grow as an artist. As the project grew, Susan began to include famous people that had impacted her life in some way. Listening to their music, watching them on the silver screen, and reading their novels. Every portrait study became an intimate conversation. It was a humbling attempt to capture each one on canvas. The result is a collection of Susan’s lifetime influences. She loves to paint and will probably continue adding to this list. Hard work, long hours, but she claims it has been lots of fun!
Susan owns and instructs at Mudpies Studio in Middletown.
Her work is found in many corporate and private collections.