Susan M. Gibbons is a fine artist who resides and works in the Denver Metro area.
Her work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions. Additionally her work
has been included at the Enso Gallery in Denver, the Fluxface in Space in Ft. Worth,
TX, and internationally with the Book About Death at the Brazilian Museum of Sculpture
(MUBE) in San Paulo, Brazil. Her work is also within private collections. Susan’s
work has been included in publications such as Fusion IV, Christianity and the Arts,
Mars Hill Review, and First Fruits – A Compilation of Art.
Susan works with the ancient media of encaustic (pigmented bee’s wax) as well as
with acrylic, graphite, and ink. Her past work integrated found objects such as
rusted metal, bones, and various detritus within the medium. Susan’s current body
of work incorporates ‘Interstices’ – bands of black and white which reflect the spaces
in-between and the play of contrasts. Her inspiration comes from the Abstract Expressionists,
times of quiet contemplation, poetry, and the world around her.
She holds a Bachelors of Fine Art from Colorado State University and a Master of
Fine Art from Azusa Pacific University. Susan has taught as an adjunct instructor
at the Community Colleges of Aurora and Denver as well as various art classes to
children and adults.