Susan Stephenson

Best known for the panoramic oil paintings she develops from direct observation, Susan Stephenson uses scenery from everyday life and transforms it through an exploration of color and light. A native of Louisiana, she received her BFA degree from Louisiana Tech University and her MFA degree from Boston University, where she studied with John Moore. After living and teaching in southern New England for over twenty years, Stephenson now lives in California’s San Joaquin Valley and teaches in the Art Department of the California State University, Stanislaus.