Central Park Stroll
68th Street - #2
Bicycle at 77th Street
22 x 30, 300lb.
Light in the City
22 x 30
Arches, Rough, 300lb.
40 x 51
Arches Rough, 256lb.
(Left side of Diptych)
Arches, Rough, 300lb.
After the Rain, Lucca
Shoppers of Lucca
45 x 51
36 x 41
36 x 51
22 x 30
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SUSAN HOPE FOGEL
After spending many years painting in the style of traditional realism , Susan had the opportunity to work with Paul Ching-Bor to explore a new form of expression in Deconstructionist Watercolor. Working in New York City with a group of large scale watercolorists, Susan soon found herself fascinated by the experimental quality of this new media. A great departure from the world of realism this media allowed for great freedom of expression creating from an intuitive place, deep within, instead of inspiration from the outside world.
The focus of her work has now shifted to large scale watercolor painting with an emphasis on abstraction of landscape and cityscape.
Susan has studied in art schools in New York City including: classical drawing at The New York Academy of Art, figure and portrait painting at The Art Students League and The National Academy of Design. She credits John Philip Osborne for developing her painter’s eyes at The Ridgewood Art Institute.
Her work has been discussed four times in two national/regional publications:
June 2007 - American Artist - North Light painting technique
Spring 2011 - American Artist magazine’s Step-by-Step Guide- North Light painting technique
Art Times Fall 2002 -A review of solo show
Art Times Spring 2014- A profile of Susan Hope Fogel
Past exhibitions in: Boston, Cape Cod, Santa Fe, Vicopisano (Italy), and Istanbul, (Turkey)
and several locations throughout New York/ New Jersey region.
Her art school, The Warwick Atelier, was started in 2008 as a forum for creative development. In addition to ongoing watercolor workshops in Warwick, students of The Atelier have attended workshops, led by Susan, in Tuscany, Ireland, Cape Cod and the Hudson Valley. Currently she teaches drawing and pastel classes at the Ridgewood Art Institute.
In the Collections of: Mr. Louis Salerno – owner of Questroyal Gallery, New York City,
Sheri Cosloy - Former owner of Wyckoff Gallery, Wyckoff, NJ,
Michael Giaquinto - Curator of Cape Cod Museum of Art
2019 Southwest Art, May issue, Works on Paper - 5 artists
2019 John Hunter Young Memorial Award from The American Watercolor Society
2019 Signature membership in American Watercolor Society
2019 AMERICAN WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 152nd ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBIT
2018 AMERICAN WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 151st ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBIT- 'Lucca, After the Rain' - AWS Traveling Exhibition
2018 NORTHEAST WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 42nd ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION - CHEAP JOES AWARD
2017 AMERICAN WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 150th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBIT - '68th Street' - AWS Traveling Exhibition
'2017 SPLASH 18 - '68th Street'
2017 ART STUDENTS LEAGUE RED DOT EXHIBITION - 'Surge'
2017 PHASES (Group Exhibition) at ART345 ( Harlem, NYC)
2017 Salmagundi Club Non-Members Exhibition Merit Award - 'Bicycle at 77th Street'
2016 The Thomas Moran Memorial Award for Watercolor from The Salmagundi Exhibition for non- members.
AAPL(American Artists Professional League Group exhibition
Catherine Lorillard Wolfe non-members Exhibition
2015 ART 345 – STROKES exhibition (Harlem, NYC)
Represented by Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY and Art Suite Gallery, Piermont, NY