Especially in her Large Murals, the brilliant colors, high relief, free form shapes, and impressionistic style are evident.
The ceramic art for the wall she makes are often large and intended to be the focal point in an office, lobby or any interior.
This is particularly evident in the Architectural Work Susan has done, which includes borders, friezes, fireplace surrounds, entrance treatments as well as large murals.
A good example of this is "The Old Dock." This is home to a couple from Scandinavia every summer. An old one room fishing shack on a dock in a harbor in Maine. They run a little gift shop with one of a kind collectables.
Inspired by the countryside in which she lives, her love of artists of the French Impressionist period and The American Arts and Crafts artist Arthur Wesley Dow.
Included here are some recent studies of birds and animals in familiar situations.
These smaller tiles are for accents, part of a frieze or a surround. They also stand alone as art for the wall or the design can be incorporated in a larger mural.