Susan Sharrard’s work on exhibition at Staithes Gallery

Susan Sharrard was born in Birmingham. She studied at Edinburgh University where she gained an MA in Fine Art before completing a PGCE in Birmingham. She taught Art and History of Art at Rugby School before joining the Drawing Schools at Eton College as a part time teacher which has enabled her to devote more time to her own painting.

Susan paints primarily in oil paint on illustration board. The majority of her paintings depict wildlife in its natural environment though she also paints landscapes and still life subjects. She divides her time between Berkshire and North Yorkshire which gives her the opportunity to paint a variety of subject matter.

Exhibitions include: Scottish National Gallery Students’ Exhibition; Sunday Painters, Edinburgh; Rugby Open Show; Rugby School Staff Show; Eton College Staff Show; Shepherds Market, London.

Susan won the amateur category in the Wildscape Hall of Fame Competition in 2002 and in 2004 one of her paintings was selected for the “Birdwatch” Calendar.