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SUE JACOBSEN
Sun Valley, Idaho - United States


, Honorable Cecil Andrus, Portrait, Request Price
, At The Edge Of The Big Wo, Nature, Request Price
, Set Point, Sports, $4,830

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Artist Statement

My "artist's eye" seeks both the extraordinary and the ordinarily-overlooked moments in nature, and presents them in a way that allows the viewer to see what I've seen--and loved enough to want to share it. My regional landscapes, painted in oil, capture the rural flavor of the Wood River Valley in Idaho where I've lived and worked for over 30 years. Previously, California coastal areas were my genre. My love of the ocean and its awesome infinity is equaled in the grandeur and peace of the nearby mountains --again, infinite subjects for my paintings. Just as my professional training in graphic design at Art Center School in Los Angeles served me well when I turned my creative skills to easel painting, this then enabled me to move with ease and enthusiasm when sculpture 'found me', and I learned to see with new eyes--in 3 dimensions now! My sculptures are figurative, of people or animals, and I seem to have special ability to capture the likeness and personality of my subjects. While I consider myself to be primarily self-taught, I continue to seek out other professional painters and sculptors whose work I admire, with whom to study in workshops in the U.S. and Canada, in France and Mexico as well. I frequently exhibit in juried shows nationwide, including the prestigious National Sculpture Society. Early in my career I learned to respect not only my creative integrity, but my...

Original Artworks (49)

Sue Jacobsen; Small Papa, 2002, Original Sculpture Bronze, 5 x 11 inches. Artwork description: 241 This version of Ernest Hemingway is a half life- size open edition. Marble base....
Sue Jacobsen
Original Bronze Sculpture, 2002
5 x 11 inches (12.7 x 27.9 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Eyes of a Portrait, 1998, Original Sculpture Other, 9 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241 The eyes are the key to a successfulportrait. Go to my www. smjsculpture. comto see comparisons between my sittersand their portraits....
Sue Jacobsen
Original Other Sculpture, 1998
9 x 18 inches (22.9 x 45.7 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Red Tail Hawk, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 36 x 48 inches. Artwork description: 241 Aside from their continual search forfood, we someimes see these raptorsriding the thermals, just for the funof it! ...
Sue Jacobsen
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
36 x 48 inches (91.4 x 121.9 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Ernest Hemingway, 2002, Original Sculpture Bronze, 18 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 National Sculpture Society 2003
Sue Jacobsen
Original Bronze Sculpture, 2002
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Honorable Cecil Andrus, 2004, Original Sculpture Bronze, 9 x 21 inches. Artwork description: 241 Created from early publicity photos and a video I taped of a TV interview, the clay I modelled required very little adjustment when I took it to hisoffice in the Capitol for the finishingtouches. Winner Sculpture Award 2005Catherine Lorillard Wolf Art Club NYC ...
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Original Bronze Sculpture, 2004
9 x 21 inches (22.9 x 53.3 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; At The Edge of The Big Wo..., 1992, Original Painting Oil, 46 x 43 inches. Artwork description: 241 Nature has pre- designed wonderful pat- terns, we need only look to recognizevariations in color, light & movement. ...
Sue Jacobsen
Original Oil Painting, 1992
46 x 43 inches (116.8 x 109.2 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Set Point, 2004, Original Sculpture Bronze, 9 x 28 inches. Artwork description: 241 Exhibited in
Sue Jacobsen
Original Bronze Sculpture, 2004
9 x 28 inches (22.9 x 71.1 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Greenhorn Ranger Station, 2006, Original Painting Oil, 40 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241 I love to capture local landmarks such as this retired ranger station- - to keep our history intact. ...
Sue Jacobsen
Original Oil Painting, 2006
40 x 30 inches (101.6 x 76.2 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Mourning, 2005, Original Sculpture Bronze, 8 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241 A small maquette for a planned memor- ial depicting the act of' letting go.'...
Sue Jacobsen
Original Bronze Sculpture, 2005
8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Aspen Trunks, 2001, Original Painting Oil, 20 x 24 inches.
Sue Jacobsen
Original Oil Painting, 2001
20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 61.0 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; wildflower Stroll, 1994, Original Painting Oil, 14 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 A patch of wildflowers discovered on a day- hike. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 1994
14 x 12 inches (35.6 x 30.5 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Rodent Free Garden, 2000, Original Sculpture Bronze, 27 x 33 inches. Artwork description: 241 This life- sized Red Fox is pouncing on prey she hears below. So life- like sheis occasionally visited by a live neighborhood fox, seemingly to see if she has come to earth as yet! ...
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Original Bronze Sculpture, 2000
27 x 33 inches (68.6 x 83.8 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Trail Creek at the Bridge, 2001, Original Painting Oil, 40 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241 Dropping leaves and low creek water create a quiet scene....
Sue Jacobsen
Original Oil Painting, 2001
40 x 30 inches (101.6 x 76.2 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Flyway Rest Stop, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 27 inches.
Sue Jacobsen
Original Oil Painting, 2002
36 x 27 inches (91.4 x 68.6 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; California Lupins and Poppies, 1990, Original Painting Oil, 66 x 48 inches.
Sue Jacobsen
Original Oil Painting, 1990
66 x 48 inches (167.6 x 121.9 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Stormy Seas, 1995, Original Painting Oil, 18 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 Utter simpicity in color and design creates the mood. ...
Sue Jacobsen
Original Oil Painting, 1995
18 x 14 inches (45.7 x 35.6 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Jack Miller Esquire, 1984, Original Sculpture Other, 8 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 The character in Jack' s face made hisportrait a real challenge.  Cast plaster from original clay. ...
Sue Jacobsen
Original Other Sculpture, 1984
8 x 14 inches (20.3 x 35.6 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Aspen Grove in East Fork, 1987, Original Painting Oil, 44 x 44 inches.
Sue Jacobsen
Original Oil Painting, 1987
44 x 44 inches (111.8 x 111.8 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Ferret Family on Full Alert, 2002, Original Sculpture Bronze, 17 x 19 inches. Artwork description: 241 The sleek form and intense movement of these animals captivated me, beautiful bodies. ...
Sue Jacobsen
Original Bronze Sculpture, 2002
17 x 19 inches (43.2 x 48.3 cm)
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Sue Jacobsen; Upland Gamebird Country, 1989, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 24 inches.
Sue Jacobsen
Original Oil Painting, 1989
36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm)
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