The full moon is a central theme in Susan Cohen Thompson's recent oil paintings. It is often surrounded by trees or leaf tendrils. Visitors to my studio tell me my moon paintings are portals into a calming universe.
Thompson Art Studio will be open to the public for the annual Camano Island Studio Tour -an island wide open studio in it's 20th year. May 11, 12, 13 & 19, 20, 2018. 10am - 5pm - Studio 9 on this free self guided tour. Susan will be showing new oil paintings, ceramics, ink drawings and prints. You can download a brochure.
Speaking with Nature, Awakening to the Deep Wisdom of the Earth - with 30 of my illustrations of nature beings - won the 2016 Nautilus Gold Award. Also this year, our book has been printed in German and is soon going to press in France.
Pictured are Susan Cohen Thompson with Llyn Roberts at Matzke Fine Art Gallery. The exhibition included Susan's original drawings from Llyn's book, Speaking with Nature.
The Camano Island Studio Tour. Is only a few weeks away. Over 30 art studios open their doors. May 6,7,8 & 14, 15, 2016. I've been working intensely all year and I'm very excited about my new work. My studio is #7 on the tour.
Wrapping paper, Thompson style. Susan designed 6 wrapping papers by creating step and repeat patterns from painting details. The results are surprising and fun. The rolls of 6'x30" wrapping paper tiled and printed by Zazzle. I'm selling them in my studio.
Matzke Fine Art Gallery 6th Annual Auction is coming up September 26th, 2015 on Camano Island. It will include three of my ink drawings. The auction features a wonderful selection of works by local and regional artists. You can preview the work and bid on pieces the weekend before.
Speaking with Nature, Awakening to the Deep Wisdom of the Earth has just been released. The book includes 30 of my ink drawings interpreting the nature journeys of the authors. I first met author Llyn Roberts in the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador in 1998. The book is available on Amazon.
My oil painting, "Dancing with the Salish Sea" and two more of my paintings will be part of the Art in Bloom Exhibition at the Depot Arts Center, 611 R Ave, Anacortes, WA., public opening party April 11th, 6-9pm.
show will be open daily, from April 11 through 18, with hours of 11
a.m. to 4 p.m. More information is available about Art in Bloom at the
Arts Festival's website: