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Artist Sue Barrasi


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Biography


 Sue Barrasi is an award winning artist whose work has been exhibited in juried, invitational, group and solo exhibits. She has been awarded grants and residencies and has been commissioned by publishers and advertising agencies to create artwork for postage stamps, book and magazine covers, posters and apparel. Her work has been juried into events around the country including Oil Painters of America, National Association of Women Artists, National Arts Club and the prestigious Salmagundi Club. She has served as juror for National Juried Shows, teaches Adult and Children Painting classes in New York and New Jersey while painting commissions in her New York studio. Barrasi is represented by several galleries in the tri state area.
"Brushing strokes of energy on canvas I try to express the innate beauty of nature. Whether I am exploring the abstract possibilities of paint,  inebriated by the colors found while painting outdoors or adhering directly to my studio set up, one things remains constant ~ I become mesmerized by the beauty of light. Painting is not just my passion but my addiction. 
It is my intent to create serene but compelling images evoking what I feel at that moment ~ letting emotion guide my work.
Painting makes me a better person but it is my hope that my artwork spreads joy to the viewer."
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Richeson75 International Art Competition ~ Meritorious Award 2021Salmagundi Art Club ~ Annual Members Exhibit~ Certificate of Merit 2020
Fav 15% Bold Brush Competition ~ Aug 2020 
Salmagundi Art Club~ Animal Attraction ~ Honorable Mention 2020
Art Ascent International ~Distinguished Artist Award 2020Greenwich Botanical Art Center ~ Curators Best in Show 2019
Ridgewood Arts Foundation's "Artist Award" ~ 2019
FAV15% Bold Brush Competition ~ Oct 2019
FAV15% Bold Brush Competition ~ April 2019
Salmagundi Art Club~SCNY Achievement Award 2018
Salmagundi Art Club~Rosemary & Co. Brushes [...]

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