Artist Susan Goodmundson

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Susan's first memories of making art were at her grandmother's round oak table, with lots of blank paper and a fresh box of crayons at her Iowa farm.   Having had some training along the way, she describes herself as "mostly self-taught" in Pastel her favorite medium as well as oil, and colored pencil.  She has taken workshops with Tina Moore, Bob Gerbracht, Gill Dillinger, Richard McKinley, Kim Lordier and  Margot Schulzke.
Susan has spent the last 38 years in California.  Twenty years were spent in production weaving and teaching.  After retiring she returned to painting full time.
She has been inspired by the beauty of the High Sierras where she lives  5 months of the year.  She travels throughout the United States taking photographs along the way which gives her a huge selection to  paint from in her studio.
Susan has pastels and watercolors in many private collections.  She is a member of the Pastel Society of the West Coast Signature, Blue Line Arts, Placer Arts, North Tahoe Arts,  American Women Artists- associate with distinction, International Guild of Realism, member of California Art Club, Portrait Society of America, and Pastel Society of America.
The 28th Annual International Open Exhibition which was held at the  Art Center Morro Bay, Morro Bay, Ca.  She has won the signature Pastel Status with the Pastel Society of the West Coast.  She is the current Vice President, Treasurer of the Pastel Society of the West Coast.
Painting selected by Crocker/Kinsley competition and hung at the Crocker Art Museum 2016
Painting selected by American Women Artists Org. and hung at Rockwell Museum exhibition 2018
Painting selected for IAPS convention exhibition 2017
Painting selected by the Pastel Society of the West Coast and hung at the Haggin Museum 2019
She was juried into the 42nd Mother Lode National Art Exhibition
 the 55th Haggin National Art Competition which also [...]

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