Recent Exhibitions

Honors

National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic, Salmagundi Club Award 2016

Southern Watercolor, Georgia Watercolor Society Award 2013

Mid-Atlantic Watercolor Exhibition, Edith Strange Memorial Award 2012

Art League Gallery Equal Award 2012

Potomac Valley Watercolorists, 3rd Place 2012

National Society of Painters in Casein & Acrylic, Elizabeth Erlanger Award 2011

Elected Life Honorary Member of Southern Watercolor Society 2011

Southern Watercolor George Shook Memorial Award 2011

Potomac Valley Watercolorists, Jack Richeson Award 2009

National Watercolor Society Touring Exhibition 2005

Potomac Valley Watercolorists, Best-in-Show 2005

Southern Watercolor Society, Gold Award 2004

Mid-Atlantic Regional, Baltimore Watercolor Society Artists Award 2004

Susan Herron

Susan Herron is a Washington, D.C. area artist who has been exhibiting for more than thirty-five years. Her award-winning paintings can be seen in numerous private and corporate collections including those of Hewlett-Packard, Hughes Network Systems, George Washington University, and the Virginia Dominion Power Company.

In addition to teaching watercolor for the Art League of Alexandria, Susan is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society, Southern Watercolor Society, the Baltimore Watercolor Society, and the Potomac Valley Watercolorists and has received numerous awards in national and regional exhibitions. Her work has been featured in “Splash 5: The Glory of Color” published by North Light Books. Two of her paintings are included in the new book "The Artistic Touch 5" by Chris Unwin and also in "The Artistic Touch 4".

She enjoys experimenting with various media and feels comfortable using acrylic as well as watercolor. Her paintings are known for capturing light and mood. Recently she has experimented with layers of paint to reveal lush and complex textured surfaces.

Susan takes great pleasure in teaching. She has made a multitude of friends and many of her students have achieved tremendous personal and professional success. Her goal is to give the beginning students a solid foundation of skills and to give intermediate students a creative challenge and the desire for a personal artistic vision.

Southern Watercolor Society Exhibition, Panama City, Florida 2017

National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic, New York, New York 2016

Mid-Atlantic Watercolor Exhibition, Germantown, Maryland 2016

National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic, New York, New York 2015

Southern Watercolor Society Exhibition, Clarksville, Tennessee 2015

Mid-Atlantic Watercolor Exhibition, Germantown, Maryland 2014

National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic, New York, New York 2014

Southern Watercolor Society Regional Exhibition, Quincy, Florida 2013

Mid-Atlantic Watercolor Exhibition, Germantown, Maryland 2012

National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic, New York, New York 2012

Missouri National Watercolor Exhibition, Fulton, Missouri 2011

Mid-Atlantic Watercolor Exhibition, Bethesda, Maryland 2011

Southern Watercolor Regional Exhibition, Greenville, North Carolina 2011

National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic, New York, New York 2011

National Missouri Watercolor Exhibition, Fulton, Missouri 2010

National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic, New York, New York 2009

Potomac Valley Watercolorists Anniversary Exhibition, Bethesda, Maryland 2009

Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition, Bethesda, Maryland 2008

National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic , New York, New York 2008

Southern Watercolor Regional Exhibition, Colquitt Co., Georgia 2007

Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition, Bethesda, Maryland 2007

National Watercolor Society Exhibition, Brea, California 2005