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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 family life, motherhood, interior design school… read more

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 rely on… read more

Extemporary Contemplations Exhibit at Buttonwood Art Space

Extemporary Contemplations Art itself is the theme of Extemporary Contemplations Art Show atButtonwood Art Space for December and January. We are celebrating the artistic and creative talents ofButtonwood Artists and their unique styles. They have combined to bring youmoments of contemplation, each as individual as a fingerprint, as beautiful asa jewell, in the form of… read more

I’m moving into a new studio space with InterUrban ArtHouse in Overland Park!

        I’m so excited to share that I will be sharing studio space with several other artists and the InterUrban ArtHouse starting in December!  Please visit their Web site and latest blog post using this link: .  I can’t wait to see all of the great programming that this creative, energetic, visionary group of… read more

Public Hanging Exhibit at Kansas City Artist’s Coalition

  You’re invited to “Public Hanging” presented by Kansas City Artist’s Coalition Friday, November 15, 2013 6-9 pm   A one-night only event featuring the works of the members of the Kansas City Artist’s Coalition   201 Wyandotte StreetKansas City, MO 64105     Hope to see you there!   My piece is “Orange… read more

Art Showing at Cafe Gratitude Kansas City in December

  Art Showing of Selected Works by Susan Righter   “Tree of Life” series and other selected works   Cafe Gratitude Kansas City 333 Southwest Blvd. Kansas City, Missouri 64108   beginning December 6 through December 31 during normal business hours   Please stop by and have some amazing food and see my… read more

Summertime and the livin’ is …. BUSY!

          Summertime and the livin’ is …. BUSY!  Yes, indeed!  I don’t know about all of you, but my summer is booked with all sorts of fun, exciting adventures.  Some of the adventures are in art, but mostly good old-fashioned summer fun including beach trips and lots of baseball!    In light… read more

Orange Poppy: Ready for my Close-up!

  “Orange Poppy”   12 x 12 inches   oil on canvas   for sale–contact me   Here’s my latest oil painting: “Orange Poppy.”  It felt so great to be back to oil painting–it’s been a while!  Expect more to come. I haven’t had a chance to make notecards or journals of this one yet,… read more

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! 2013 I’m looking forward to a great new year in my artistic endeavors!  Thank you to all of you who visited me this year on this site or on my Etsy site at  Here are some of the things I have planned for 2013:   E-mail mailing list and monthly newsletter Series… read more