Susie Lidstone

About Susie Lidstone

I have been painting for 30 years and now work from my small studio in Farnham Surrey. The vibrant ever changing colours of flowers, plants and trees throughout the seasons has always fascinated me and I find that Watercolour is the perfect medium to capture their qualities. I think that their appeal is timeless and I hope to capture both the calm and vitality I always feel when studying my subjects.

I admire the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, in particular his ability to capture the lyrical quality of plant forms. Paul Hogarth and Graham Clarke for their quirky take on Architecture and buildings which I also paint to commission I have a fascination in painting bricks!; and finally Elizabeth Blackadder whose paintings filled me with delight as a child. Recently I had the pleasure of having some of my paintings displayed with hers at both a London event and an exhibition in Godalming.

Brief CV

Susie gained her B.A Honours degree in Fine Art Printmaking from The West Surrey College Of Art And Design in 1981. Taught Adult Education. Susie conceived and ran children’s workshops based on Projects designed by her for seven years. These kits are now available via an online Children’s Store.

She is a full member Of The Society Of Floral Painters, has her own range of Greeting Cards and Limited Edition Prints. Which are available online and also at shops and Art Galleries

Is represented in The US by Artists Haven Gallery,Artisan Direct. In The Uk by Jesmond Design Studio and Hudson MacKay.

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