Watercolor Reflections, R. Sussler, Extended through August 31, 2020.

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Ruth Lyford Sussler, b.1928, Chicago, IL – New London, CT 20th/21st C. Visual Artist. Landscapes, portraits, still-life, oil and watercolor painting, drawings and greeting card designs by commission, out of portfolio and studio since 1950. As a child I studied art at the knee of my father Philip Lyford, commercial artist. In 1944, I completed a summer fellowship at Black Mountain College studying under Josef Albers and Jean Charlot. Graduated from Bennington College with a visual arts major in 1950.

`uSolo and Duo shows:
New London Maritime Society Custom House Museum, New London, Connecticut, 2013
Hygienic Art, New London, Connecticut, 2007
Retrospective, Mystic Art Association, Mystic, Connecticut, 2003
“Upclose, Nearby, Afar: a 50 year Retrospective”, The Burnished Chariot Gallery, New London, Connecticut, 2000
“Fashion From Snippets: Cloth Dolls and Paper Collages”, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 1991
Slater Museum, Norwich Connecticut, 1965, 1981, 1985
Mystic Art Association, Mystic Connecticut, 1957,1965,1990
John Slade Ely House, New Haven Connecticut, 1978
Morris Gallery, Waverly Place, New York, New York, 1960

Group Shows:
Invitational, “Bringing Art to the Research Environment”, Pfizer, Inc., Groton, Connecticut, 1997,1998,1999
Invitational, Woman Painters of Connecticut, Slater Museum, Norwich, Connecticut, 1994
Invitational, 80th Anniversary Show, Mystic Art Association, 1993
Invitational, “The Artist Sees New London”, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 1991 Invitational, “Art for Children”, Slater Museum, curated by Joseph Gualtieri, 1991 Slater Museum: Annual Connecticut Artist juried, theme and invitational shows, 1960-2007
Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, Connecticut: Lions Gallery of the Senses, Artists’ Toys, 1984
Collectors Corner, 1956
Mystic Art Association Artist Member’s regional, juried, and invitational shows, 1957-2007
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, Connecticut
De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts 
Silvermine Guild of Artists, Norwalk, Connecticut
American Federation of Arts touring USA College Art, curated by Bartlett Hayes, 1950

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The paintings in the exhibit that have sold are posted below, click on an image and it will open in a larger window with the pertinent information. Thank you Studio 33 Art & Frame Gallery patrons for supporting local artists and local small business.


Spring Tulips, Ruth Sussler, Watercolor, 12x16, $165

Spring Tulips, Ruth Sussler, Watercolor, 12×16, $165 SOLD

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