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Susan Medyn
Tiverton, RI

About the Artist

Susan Medyn is a naïve artist who began making watercolors 36 years ago inspired by her love of color and deep fascination for the work of Henri Rousseau. She could not keep herself from drawing fantastical creatures. As she developed her style, she began to view her works as imaginary worlds where one could reside peacefully, playfully and harmoniously. She makes dense color filled jungles inhabited by all sorts of creature’s both real and imagined.

Her portfolio of 800 plus paintings, all tell stories of parties, dinners, weddings, days at the beach, private conversations, strolls, wa…

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About the Artist

Susan Medyn is a naïve artist who began making watercolors 36 years ago inspired by her love of color and deep fascination for the work of Henri Rousseau. She could not keep herself from drawing fantastical creatures. As she developed her style, she began to view her works as imaginary worlds where one could reside peacefully, playfully and harmoniously. She makes dense color filled jungles inhabited by all sorts of creature’s both real and imagined.

Her portfolio of 800 plus paintings, all tell stories of parties, dinners, weddings, days at the beach, private conversations, strolls, walks in the wild, etc. within outrageous flora and fauna. Susan tries to balance color, humor and a restrained elegance within her work.

Susan has exhibited internationally; most recently as a featured artist in an exhibit in Monaco. She has exhibited in Poland, Belgium, Paris and the Loire Valley, France as well as in the USA . Susan is represented by Galerie La Spirale in Belgium. She is part of the annual South Coast Artists Open Studio Tours every July and August and The North River Arts Association.

Artist’s Work

Jungles glow
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Jungles Glow

By Susan Medyn

Flauberts stroll
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Flaubert's Stroll

By Susan Medyn

Lobster party
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Elle

By Susan Medyn

Cat scratching
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Cat Scratching

By Susan Medyn

Poppy 3
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Poppy

By Susan Medyn

Invitation to the dance
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Invitation to the Dance

By Susan Medyn

Owling
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Owling

By Susan Medyn

Gossip
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Gossip

By Susan Medyn

Jungle glow
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Jungle Glow

By Susan Medyn

Waiting for pogo
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Waiting For Pogo

By Susan Medyn

Here there and everywhere
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Here There and Everywhere

By Susan Medyn

The rebirth of venus
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The ReBirth of Venus

By Susan Medyn

Will they
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Will They?

By Susan Medyn

Bottlefish
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Bottlefish

By Susan Medyn

Paws for reflection
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Paws for Reflection

By Susan Medyn

Heres looking at you
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Here's Looking at You!

By Susan Medyn

Petting the human
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Petting the Human

By Susan Medyn

Jungle boogie
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Jungle Boogie

By Susan Medyn

Alices dream
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Alice's Dream

By Susan Medyn

Pleased to meet you
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Pleased To Meet You!

By Susan Medyn

Yes we can peaches
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Yes We Can Peaches

By Susan Medyn

Calendar girls
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Calendar Girls

By Susan Medyn

Plantation
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Plantation

By Susan Medyn

Got lawsuit
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Got Lawsuit?

By Susan Medyn

I like it that way
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I Like It That Way

By Susan Medyn

Sloucher
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Sloucher

By Susan Medyn

Eavesdropping
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Eavesdropping

By Susan Medyn

Flower jungle
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Flower Jungle

By Susan Medyn

Who designed your clothes
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Who Designed Your Clothes?

By Susan Medyn

Selected Exhibitions

  • Dreem St Gallery
    Cote D'Azur, france, 2016
  • Syzb Wilson Gallery
    Katowice, Poland, 2016
  • Art Naif Monaco
    Monaco, 2015
  • Galerie La Spirale
    Liege, Belgium, 2015
  • Lisa Santorelli Gallery
    Hoboken, NJ, 2011

Press and Accolades

  • SOCO Magazine
    June 2013
  • Fall River Herald
    April 23, 2015
  • Newport Phoenix
    January 3, 2011

Education

  • University at Albany, MSW
    Albany, NY,1986