Plein Air Paintings

The Painter, one of Buzz Balzer’s outdoor paintings will be on exhibit at the Accola Gallery, Site #1. It was painted last week during the GoPaint! Plein Air Event in Durand. Painters took Motorcars into the Tiffany Wildlife Area to paint and this is the former site of the Erickson Farm, in the delta of the Chippewa River. Look at all the color in those greens!

In the year 2116

I painted this while in Grenada, West Indies over the winter. It’s an acrylic painting 12 x 12 inches, combining acrylic paint with fabric and paper collage. It’s a wild deviation from what I normally paint but I was letting myself really go and let the paintings go their own way, so to speak.

You can see this and others I painted in Grenada and Trinidad over the last two years, during the tour at the Accola Gallery, site #1 in Durand, WI

Art events

Dear Creative Friend,

Here is info about art-related events for the next few weeks. Please stop by when & if you have time. You’ll enjoy the diverse creativity of my fellow artists & we’d all be delighted to see you!

Please send me a note if you prefer to not receive emails from me about art activities.

I’m thinking of you!

With gratitude & cheer,


Sue’s artistic whereabouts in Nov. & Dec.

9th-annual Fine-Craft Holiday Sale
Sat., Nov. 14, 10 A.M.–5 P.M.
Home of jeweler Bridget Clark—5012-12th Ave. So.
Mpls. 55417
Eight accomplished local women artists + hospitality
Jewelry, fiber, photos, pottery, prints, paintings, very cute felted birds


Women’s Art Festival
Sat., Dec. 12, 9:30 A.M.–4:30 P.M.
Colin Powell Youth Leadership Center
2924-4th Ave. So., Mpls. 55408
130 women artists & craftspeople

See & shop for my prints and note cards:

Edina Art Center
4701 West 64th St., Edina, 55435
Gifts in the gift shop

Three Sisters Eclectic Arts
844 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, 55105
More than 90 MN artists just east of Café Latté