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Susan Searway-Fertig

Whether I am working on a two-dimensional plane or in photography I try to capture the essence of my subject by focusing on their lines, patterns, textures, forms, colors, and shapes. My hope is to find a unique perspective in all my work.

My digital art series starts as watercolors done in a life drawing session or photography at wine tasting events or vineyards. I scan those into the computer, create the silhouettes in one program, and do a photo-montaging technique within each silhouette. There are 150+ layers of figures within my Dance Art series Persona: A Figurative Series or 150+ layers of leaves, grapes, and grapevines within my Wine Art series A Grapevine’s Persona.

My artwork is then printed as limited edition prints on dye-infused metal prints and is all signed and numbered or they are printed as open edition prints on a variety of different materials and/or art merchandise.