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Rediscovering My Love of Design

 Rediscovering My Love of Design  I've always loved design--in any form, really. Decidedly, it is one of my first loves. It informs my art and gives me an underlying framework to build upon. It's a structure, a way of thinking about what I create that defines it. Even at my most expressionistic,… read more.

Guest Blog: "Words: They Matter" from Erin Paige Stegman at Erin Paige Designs, LLC

  Words: They Matter Just when I thought I had it all together this morning, I found myself crying in a coffee shop in front of a salesman I was having a business meeting with. I am not quite sure how to describe the tears at this moment, but maybe the right word will come to mind as I write… read more.

Winter Art Happenings

  Greetings!  Hope you all are off to a great start in 2015.  I wanted to update you on a few happenings for Sweet Serendipity Art by Susan Righter. "Textural Explorations" at Antioch Library is in the last week, so if you haven't had a chance to see it, please check it out. I installed… read more.

As I Ponder Thoughts of Home--Textural Explorations Exhibit

  Abstract Sunflowersacrylic on canvasnow on display at "Textural Explorations"  "Home in My Spirit" Mundane yet magical--most definitely homea sense of place in my spiritFrom which I will never departnor would I try A fire in my spirit--most definitely hometo create authenticityin… read more.

Painting My Way Through the Carpool Lines of Life

  Miriam Schapiro, Explode, 1972    Painting My Way Through the Carpool Lines of Life! I am determined to paint my way through the carpool lines of life.  Yes, you read that right.  OK, not literally, but in a sense I am doing just that.  I am striving to… read more.

Textural Explorations Exhibit at Antioch Library

 Abstract Lemons, Acrylic on Canvason exhibit as part of "Textural Explorations"  YOU'RE INVITED Textural Explorations: Susan Righter & Jacirah ClayDecember 13 - February 23Reception: Saturday, January 10, 1-2:30 pmAntioch Neighborhood Library This painting and collage exhibit… read more.

I painted a rainbow!

Painting rainbows...there's a metaphor in there somewhere.  Show of hands...how many of you have painted a rainbow that looks at least somewhat realistic?  Yeah, that's what I thought...heehee.  It ain't easy; pardon my intentional poor grammar there.  However, now that I'm somewhere… read more.

Group Art Show: Public Hanging at Kansas City Artist's Coalition This Friday

 YOU'RE INVITED  Public Hanging The 3rd annual public exhibition where all current KCAC members have the opportunity to display a single piece of work in the KCAC galleries for one night. Join us for a night of music, art and fun to support your local artists. HOPE TO SEE YOU… read more.

Commentary on Maureen McHugh Diagram in "Steal Like an Artist" by Austin Kleon

 Photo Credit: Maureen McHugh, Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon  As I was mulling over the prospects of the artistic day that lay before me today--head to studio in OP, work on a small collage piece to release my inner child or buckle down and work on a more meaty commission--I… read more.

Happy Summer! What's Happening in my Studio This Summer

 Happy Summer from Susan Righter Art and Sweet Serendipity Art on Etsy!  I hope the summer is off to a great start for all of you!  So far, so good for me. Creatively, I'm looking forward to moving forward and further developing my own unique style.  I have a couple of portrait… read more.
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