She has worked as a postie, a
camp cook, a waitress, a commercial fishing deckhand and a florist.
Through out all these occupations west coast artist Susan Pearson
has always retained a clear focus on developing her artistic
talents. Susan has studied fine art, graphic art and animation,
at Vancouver BC colleges.
Since 1988 she has concentrated on her
watercolours, exhibiting them at many Vancouver galleries and
Susan is a lover of the sea, (and Neil Young) citing
her 11 seasons spent commercial fishing (sketchbook and camera
always with her). She has illustrated for children's
books, magazines, t-shirt designs and posters for various causes.
Susan has also created and sold many of her fine art watercolour
paintings, and has taught watercolour technique since 1994.
Susan continues to freelance as an illustrator, teach
watercolour technique, paint and accept
Here's why I paint flowers.