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Suzie Garner

Contact info:
Mesa State College Art Dept.
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
p. 970.241.1256
c. 970.248.1444
sgarner@coloradomesa.edu
http://www.sketchingspirit.com

Areas of Concentration:

Drawing/Illustration
(Sketchbooks, Field Sketching)
» teacher of this discipline
Painting
Oil
Digital Art/Graphic Design
Pencil, Graphite

Image
Gallery

Rocks, Grasses and Shrubs, Colorado National Monument Back Porch View at the Colorado National Monument Visitor Center Hidden Valley Beaver Ponds, Rocky Mountain National Park Forest Canyon Viewpoint, Rocky Mountain National Park View from Alpine Visitor Center, Rocky Mountain National Park

Biography & Artist's Statements

Suzie Garner, Department Head of Art and Professor of Art arrived at Mesa State College in 1994 and developed a baccalaureate degree in Graphic Design. She is now one of many who teach within the program. The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce recognized her teaching accomplishments in 2000 with the Educator of the Year Award. As a practicing studio artist, she is an oil painter and avid sketchbook artist. 

Suzie was awarded a sabbatical in 2006 to develop a course in sketchbooks for the college. Since then her sketchbook artwork has been published in 1,000 Artist Journal Pages: Personal Pages and Inspirations by Dawn DeVries Sokol; featured sketchbook artist on www.moleskinerie.com and her personal sketchblog has been recognized and is listed as a resource in the Travel Sketches section on About.com's Drawing/Sketching page. In addition, her personal artwork has been on exhibited nationally in Arizona, Georgia, Florida, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Texas, Wyoming and all over Colorado.

About.com is an online source for information and advice owned and operated by The New York Times.

www.moleskinerie.com is a professional blog (owned and operated by Moleskine, Milan, Italy) dedicated to the Moleskine brand of sketchbooks and notebooks.


 

City of Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture

This is a print version of a webpage. View the original at: http://www.gjarts.org/local-artists-groups-galleries/artist/?artist=garner-suzie-bb975

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