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Susan Schaefer

Susan Schaefer is a Canadian Fine Artist living in Parksville on beautiful Vancouver Island BC.

Susan is a member of the arts faculty at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville and the Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach.

She has studied with some of Canada's finest artists and finds joy in sharing her passion for the arts with her students.

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Turn up the Heat - Acrylic Painting Class

January 24, 2022

Missing your warm winter holiday this year?
Join the fun in this class as we paint warm and inviting tropical scenes.

at the McMillan Arts Centre, Parksville BC

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Build a Landscape Workshop

Feb 10th & 11th 2022

During this exciting 2 day workshop you will learn how to paint different elements of landscapes, bringing them together to create a landscape painting.

at the The Old School House Arts Centre, Qualicum Beach BC.

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West Coast Trees Workshop

March 28, 2022

Explore the shapes and patterns, simplify the lines while exaggerating the flow and curves of west coasts trees.

at the McMillan Arts Centre, Parksville BC

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April Showers bring May Flowers

April 2 - 3, 2022

Join artist Susan Schaefer for a fun and relaxing 2-day weekend workshop, painting bright and colourful flowers, with their curvy shapes, their seductive movement and forgiving designs.

presented by C/V Arts, Comox BC

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Susan's Online Gallery

Collect her original art.

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Order a commissioned piece

Capture a moment in time.

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Blue Jeans and Rubber Boots

Check out the latest article in Island Arts Magazine

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Island Arts Magazine covers

Island Arts Magazine

Susan is also the creator and publisher of Island Arts Magazine started in 2008.

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Giclée Prints

We offer Giclée Prints of all our original art work.

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