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Susan Hong-Sammons

Susan Hong-Sammons’ artistry exemplifies the beauty in Impressionistic Realism. She is most captivated to paint what she sees in her everyday life. She enjoys bringing to attention places and objects which have become overlooked.  Her mastery in creating jewel-toned layers in her oil paintings has earned her exhibitions internationally as well as won national awards and grants.

Master of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, NY

Awards, Grants Exhibition Highlights

2017 Portraiture Honorable Mention, National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, The Oil Painters of America

Southwest Art Magazine, “Artists to Watch,” September 2017  

Minnesota State Arts Board Grant

Old Masters Maroger, Honorable Mention

Scottsdale Artists' School Grant

The Excellence in Arts from the National Academy of Alternative Education, NYC

Palette and Chisel Artist Award, Chicago, IL

Riverside Art Center Award - Drawing

Richeson 75 Small Work Competition - merit

National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society

"Portraying the Human Spirit" Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT

James Applewhite Poetry Literary & Fine Art Review

Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition

The Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

Institute of Contemporary Art P.S.1 Museum, NYC

Artist Space, NYC