Exhibits

Exhibits

Susan Oakes

Digital and Natural Media Artist/Instructor

Selected Recent Exhibits:

2024: South Palm Beach Town Hall Ongoing Solo Exhibit: through November 2024

Artists of PBC: Absolutely Abstract (Lake Park Library); 4/20-6/20/24

Palm Beach Watercolor Society: Boca Raton Innovation Campus; Art From The Soul; 4/15 - 10/24

New Studio for the Visual Arts: Student Show 4/3-4/30/24

Artists of PBC: Members Show 2024 (Box Gallery) 4/3-4/30/24

Broward Business for the Arts: Art + Stroll (Las Olas) 4/10 - 4/17/24

Wellington Art Society: Harmony 1/24 - 4/24 (Premier Family Health, Wellington, FL)

Palm Beach Watercolor Society: Colorful Visions 2/1 - 2/29/24

Wellington Art Society: Expressive 2/20--5/21/24 Visions 3/12 - 7/16/24

2023: Wellington Art Society: Concepts 8/15-11/28/23; Creative 7/18-11/14/23

New Studio for the Visual Arts: Florida Summer Palette 6/9-8/30/23

Artists of Palm Beach County: Sizzling summer Showcase 5/12-8/11/23; Camera Ready 5/1-6/30/23

Wellington Art Society: Innovations 5/16-8/15/23

Palm Beach Watercolor Society: Picture Worth 1000 Words 4/20-10/25/23

Wellington Art Society: Variations 3/21-7/18/23; Vivid 2/21-5/16/23

Artists of Palm Beach County: Members Show 2023 2/1-2/25; Falling into Winter 2022 11/1-12/30/23

Wellington Art Society: Images 11/29/22-2/21/23; Inspired 11/15/22-3/21/23

Palm Beach Watercolor Society: Dream in Color 11/3/22-3/30/23

2022: Artists of Palm Beach County: Summer Show 2022 8/1-9/24/22; Spring 2022 Exhibition 5/17-8/16/22

Wellington Art Society: Spring Bling (Virtual Exhibit) "Death of Privacy" 1st Place 4/7-6/30/22

Broward Business for the Arts: Art + Stroll (Las Olas) 5/19/22

Palm Beach Watercolor Society: A Show of Many Colors 4/22 - 10/31/22; How Great Thou Art: 1/4-2/28/22

Wellington Art Society: Sizzle 5/17-8/16/22; Elegant 7/19-11/15/22

Lighthouse Artcenter, Tequesta, FL: “44th Annual Member Online Show & Sale” 4/7-4/23/22

Wellington Art Society: Flying South (Virtual Exhibit), 1/7-3/31/22

Artists of PBC: Annual Members Only Exhibit 2022: "Bird of Paradise Stages" Honorable Mention; 2/14-4/11/22

Wellington Art Society: Love For Art, 2/15-5/17/22; Dazzle,3/15 - 7/19/22

2021 Gallerium Exhibitions/The Book of Arts Publication: Extinction: Save the Planet, 11/30 –2/15/22

Wellington Art Society: Wonders of Art, 11/30 –2/15/22; Season of Joy, 11/16 –3/15/22

2021: Artists of PBC: Falling into Fall 2021, Featured Artist; "Revenge of Nature" First Place, 10/1 – 11/8/21

Boca Raton Museum of Art, Art on BRiC Walls 11/10 – 2/15/22

Northwest Regional Library, Coral Springs, FL : Rumor Has It: (Mis)information, 10/1 – 10/31/21

Wellington Art Society: Rekindle, 8/21 – 11/21; Resurgence, 7/21 – 11/21

Circle Foundation for the Arts: Spotlight Contemporary Art Magazine #24; July – August 2021 "Death of Privacy"

Wellington Art Society: Vibrance (Virtual Exhibit), 12/2019–8/2021

Lighthouse Artcenter, Tequesta, FL: “43nd Annual Member Online Show & Sale” Spring 2021

2020: Artavita: Covid Dreams (Virtual Exhibit), Winter 2020

Wellington Art Society: Artscapes (Virtual Exhibit), 11/20; Virtual Member’s Showcase, 09/20–10/20

Endangered Art4Apes, Virtual Show 11/20

Artists of Palm Beach County, “During the Pandemic” Online Show” Summer 2020

Lighthouse Artcenter, Tequesta, FL: “42nd Annual Member Online Show & Sale” Spring 2020

Artists of Palm Beach County, “2020=Perfect Vision” , Artworks Gallery, (WPB FL), Mar. to May 2020

Wellington Art Society: “Expressions Pop Up Gallery” (The Mall at Wellington Green), 3/6 to 3/8/20

Wellington Art Society: Celebrate Art, 1/2020–8/2021; Season of Light, 12/2019–8/2021

2019 Artists of Palm Beach County, “MEMBER’S CHOICE” Fall 2019 Death of Privacy Second Place

New Studio/Visual Arts Jupiter, FL: Share the Bounty, The Art of Food Fall 2019

ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale, FL: “Home” Summer 2019

Lighthouse Artcenter, Tequesta, FL: “41st Annual Member Show & Sale” Spring 2019

ArtServe, Bonnet House “Impressions”, Mar.-Apr., 2019

Artists of Palm Beach County, “The Artists Mind 2019”, Winter 2019, "Glass Portal" First Place

Artists of Palm Beach County, “Members Exhibit 2019”, Winter 2018-19

2018 & Earlier: Lighthouse Artcenter: “40th Annual Member Show & Sale” April 2018 “Chasms” Photography Winner

Bonnet House Ft. Lauderdale, FL: “Making New Impressions”, Mar. - Apr. 2018

Featured Artist: Home Shopping Network, “The List” with Coleen Lopez: My design for VIDA: Boyfriend T Shirt

Artists of Palm Beach County, “Digital Painting, 2017”, 6/12 - 7/14/17 Featured Artist; “Chasms” 2nd Place

Lighthouse Artcenter: “39th Annual Member Show & Sale” 3/27 - 4/27/17 “Duplicity” Photography winner

Lighthouse Artcenter: “38th Annual Member Show & Sale” 3/17 - 4/27/16 “Intimus” 2nd Place Photography

A Unique Art Gallery, Jupiter, FL; “World Through the Lens”, 4/15 - 6/14 “Copperleaf 2” 1st Place Winner

The Society of Illustrators, NYC: “Prevailing Human Spirit” (September 11th Commemorative), 2001

The Long Island Studies Institute Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY:

Sept. 11 Commemorative Exhibits: The September 11th Project Collection; 2006, “Five Year Memorial Show”

Solo Exhibits

South Palm Beach City Hall, South Palm Beach, FL “Evolution and Creation”, Mar. to Nov. 2024

South Palm Beach City Hall, South Palm Beach, FL “Floral Passages”, Mar. to June 2020

Artists of Palm Beach County, Art on Park Gallery, 9/15 - 9/29/17 and “Visual Alternatives” Spring 2019

Broward Art Guild, West Regional Library in Plantation, FL, 11/2 to 12/28/17

Lake Park Library, Lake Park, FL May - June, 2017

Palm Beach Gardens City Hall, (with Ellen Negley),“Floral Passages” Sept. -Oct. 2015

Teaching Experience:

Adjunct Instructor, Palm Beach State College, Corporate and Continuing Ed, Learning Unlimited, Summer Youth College; teaching courses in Photoshop, Illustrator, Graphics and Art. 2009 to present

Private Tutor for Photoshop and Graphics Applications, 2009 to present

Instructor, School District of Palm Beach County, Adult Education, teaching graphics, 2011 to 2019

Adjunct Instructor, Briarcliffe College, Graphic Design, Bethpage and Patchogue, NY, Teaching courses in the Associate’s and Bachelor’s program in Graphic Design 2001 to 2005

Education:

Briarcliffe College, A.A.S., Graphic Design, 1999 GPA 4.0

Suffolk Community College, 24 Credits, Studio Art

Hofstra University, 30 Credits, Business Adm.

S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook, B.A., Psychology

Portfolio available upon request. Visit www.suoakesphotoimaging.com,

www.suoakesart.com and www.suoakesdesign.com to view my work.

Professional Affiliations:

Wellington Art Society, Member; Board of Directors (former Treasurer and current Director)

Artists of Palm Beach County, Member

Palm Beach Watercolor Society, Member

Kelby One (Formerly known as National Association of Photoshop Professionals); Member since 2001Title



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