Photograph of Artist SUSAN BARNES
SUSAN BARNES
Medford, New Jersey - United States



Original Artworks (20)

Susan Barnes; Ranunculas White Pitcher, 2014, Original Painting Oil, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241  Flowers, ranunculas, still life ...
Susan Barnes
Original Oil Painting, 2014
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Susan Barnes; August Cats, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  cat boat, sailing, oil ...
Susan Barnes
Original Oil Painting, 2009
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Ketch In The Cove, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 20 x 24 inches.
Susan Barnes
Original Oil Painting, 2009
20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 61.0 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Through The Breakers, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 20 inches.
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
30 x 20 inches (76.2 x 50.8 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Cats On The Bay, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 20 x 16 inches.
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Flowers In Glass, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 8.5 x 10 inches.
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Original Oil Painting, 2009
8.5 x 10 inches (21.6 x 25.4 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Flowers In Can, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 7 x 10.5 inches.
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Original Oil Painting, 2009
7 x 10.5 inches (17.8 x 26.7 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Balance, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 12 x 9 inches.
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Purple And Yellow Flowers, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 3.7 x 9.4 inches. Artwork description: 241  Oil on mat board, 9 3/ 8 x 3 3/ 4 inches ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
3.7 x 9.4 inches (9.4 x 23.9 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Peas And Onions, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 12.1 x 6.3 inches. Artwork description: 241  Oil on mat board, 6 1/ 4 x 12 1/ 8 inches ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
12.1 x 6.3 inches (30.7 x 16.0 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Blue Cup With Flowers, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 9.3 x 7.3 inches. Artwork description: 241  Oil on mat board, 7. 25 x 9. 25 inches ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
9.3 x 7.3 inches (23.6 x 18.5 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Tulips And Pears, 2008, Original Painting Oil,   inches. Artwork description: 241  Oil on paper, 8. 75 x 13 inches ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
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Susan Barnes; Sunflower With Blue Cup, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 7.5 x 5.3 inches. Artwork description: 241  Oil on mat board, 5. 25 x 7. 5 inches ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
7.5 x 5.3 inches (19.1 x 13.5 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Little Green Apples, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 3.8 x 7.7 inches. Artwork description: 241  Oil on mat board, 7. 75 x 3. 875 inches ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
3.8 x 7.7 inches (9.7 x 19.6 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Little Jar With Flowers, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 5 x 6 inches. Artwork description: 241   Oil on paper, 5. 75 x 4. 75 inches  ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2008
5 x 6 inches (12.7 x 15.2 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Exalted Pears, 2004, Original Painting Oil, 11 x 14 inches.
Susan Barnes
Original Oil Painting, 2004
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Pear With Red Rhodos In C..., 2004, Original Painting Oil, 14 x 11 inches.
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Original Oil Painting, 2004
14 x 11 inches (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Sensuous Carrots, 2004, Original Painting Oil, 20 x 16 inches.
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Original Oil Painting, 2004
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Cow Corner, 2004, Original Painting Oil, 18 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 A local landmark. . . used to be a dairy farm with cows and now has been preseved as open space....
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Original Oil Painting, 2004
18 x 14 inches (45.7 x 35.6 cm)
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Susan Barnes; Regal Asparagus, 2004, Original Painting Oil, 14 x 11 inches. Artwork description: 241 Awarded 3rd place in Robert Ransley Juried Show, 2004...
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Original Oil Painting, 2004
14 x 11 inches (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
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Artist Statement

Since childhood, art has been a large and defining part of the person I have become and strongly influences the way in which I view the world around me. Having an artist grandmother, with a home studio, made it seem so natural a part of daily life. Hopefully this love of art will continue to be passed down through future generations.

Painting is my passion. Although I am a representational artist,painting mainly in oils, my interest is not in copying a subject in a photorealistic way but rather to create something that is sensed on an emotional level in addition to what is seen with the eye. I paint both en plein air, which is both an exhilarating and challenging experience that feeds my soul, and in my Medford studio.
Moving paint around is what it is all about, placing one piece of color against another to create that atmospheric effect and convey a mood. That's the mystery and illusion of painting.

What attracts me are scenes infused with mood and atmosphere. There is no shortage of either along the coastal areas. Having spent summers for most of my life along the New Jersey shore has given me an endless supply of inspirational subject matter.

Many people have told me that my paintings have a calming quality, a moment of pause in an otherwise hectic life. This, to me, is the purpose of art....