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A Mixed Bag of Artful Goodies

       White Water Lilies acrylic, 10″ x 20″ Showing in March at “Women in the Arts of Kansas City” Paper Birch Landing Gallery        Hello…it’s been a while since I’ve posted a blog.  Life sure has a way of sneaking by, or more whizzing by, I guess.  I’ve been busy with… read more

Follow me on Instagram: @susanrighterartdesign

    Come join me at my new Susan Righter Art & Design Instagram!   I’ll be posting inspiration, works in progress, show information, sale information, and much more!   Hope to see you there!   Artfully,  Susan     SaveSave

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, I… 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… 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 my… read more

As I Ponder Thoughts of Home–Textural Explorations Exhibit

    Abstract Sunflowers acrylic on canvas now on display at “Textural Explorations”    “Home in My Spirit”   Mundane yet magical–most definitely home a sense of place in my spirit From which I will never depart nor would I try   A fire in my spirit–most definitely home to create authenticity in love, in… 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 keep the artistic and… read more

Textural Explorations Exhibit at Antioch Library

  Abstract Lemons, Acrylic on Canvas on exhibit as part of “Textural Explorations”    YOU’RE INVITED   Textural Explorations: Susan Righter & Jacirah Clay December 13 – February 23 Reception: Saturday, January 10, 1-2:30 pm Antioch Neighborhood Library   This painting and collage exhibit presents work by Jacirah Clay, a home-schooled high school graduate, and… 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 over the rainbow, both geographically and metaphorically, I will reflect on the painting… 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 THERE!