Artist Profile: Sue Schooner
Sue Schooner. “Soliloquies of Place” Acrylic on canvas.
Sue Schooner’s boldly colorful abstractions suggest landscapes, joyful play, and an appreciation of wide open spaces. Her gestural acrylic paintings reflect the many travels, memories, hikes, and experiences of a passionate and energetic life.
Sue Schooner became a painter after a successful career as an automotive executive. In this “second life,” she has discovered a love of painting and exuberant expression. Schooner studies with Nancy Wolfe, and her paintings are exhibited at the Pierre Paul Gallery and the Womens Center. She has an MBA from Harvard University.
She is also the Executive Director of Girls Group, a nonprofit organization which empowers high school girls. Girls Group provides the tools for young women to achieve emotional and economic security, by graduating from high school and becoming first generation college students. Girls Group provides year-round programming and mentoring to develop character, leadership, self-confidence and social consciousness, including the desire and ability to mentor others. Please check out www.GirlsGroup.org
Sue Schooner can be contacted at Sue@GirlsGroup.org