Susan Schaefer is a renowned Canadian Fine Artist residing in the picturesque area of Parksville on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. With a deep love for art, Susan actively contributes to the local art scene as the curator at the Bayside Oceanfront Resort in Parksville and as a juror for the Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox BC.
In addition to her involvement in the gallery, Susan is the creative mind behind Island Arts Magazine. Since its establishment in 2008, the magazine has showcased artists and their work. It has been a digital interactive publication since 2020. Through the magazine, Susan aims to promote the vibrant art community on Vancouver Island, BC and beyond.
Susan's passion for art extends beyond her curatorial and publishing endeavours. She is highly regarded as an art instructor in various regions of British Columbia, including Oceanside, Comox Valley, and Alberni Valley. Susan's expertise is wider than Canada; she has also taught art classes in Mexico. Her teaching style is influenced by the knowledge and skills she has acquired through studying under some of Canada's most esteemed artists.
Susan enjoys sharing her passion for the arts with her students. Through her teaching, she encourages creativity, self-expression, and artistic growth. Susan's dedication to her craft and commitment to nurturing artistic talent make her a respected figure in the art community, locally and internationally.
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Just received a beautiful painting that I had commissioned by the artist of Susan Schaefer who lives in Qualicum Beach, BC. She did the painting of an elevator in my old home town of Lang, SK. It...