Susan Carson is available for commissions or bookings.
Susan Carson is an expressionist figurative artist who focuses on lively paintings of abstract figures, mainly musicians. Her subjects also include animals, athletes and musical instruments. Carson uses acrylic paint and fast, loose brushstrokes to achieve a painterly style using rich color.
She has participated in community art exhibitions such as Art in Public Places in Stamford, Connecticut (Street Seats 2014 and Space Invasion 2019) and Your Face Squared 2013 at the Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut. A member of the Stamford Art Association and a student at Stamford Adult Education in Studio Art, she also studied painting at Rowayton Arts Center, the Silvermine Art Guild and at The Ohio State University where she received a bachelor degree from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Importantly, Susan Carson is a long-time performing musician with two albums of original compositions and the personal experience of well over a thousand public performances throughout the country. She plays guitar and sings regularly in an acoustic duo and in two rock bands. This experience has provided Carson with the deep sensitivity and experience of music and performance that she communicates in her paintings.
Susan Carson is a singer, songwriter and guitarist from Columbus, Ohio, living in Stamford, CT. Throughout years of performing, she has produced 2 full-length albums with her band The Susans in Ohio and has appeared as a vocalist and bassist on an album by The Laura DeLallo Band in Connecticut. In addition to recording, Carson has made live appearances on radio shows, showcased in music industry events, headlined community festivals, and currently performs as a solo artist, in a duo and in 2 full rock bands. Current live musical projects are Me and D, The Objection and The Vagabonds.
Displaying an extremely dynamic vocal range, she delivers raw, personal original material as well as cover songs from a variety of genre. Carson’s original songs come from the internal struggle of emotion and reconciling one’s place in the world. A very muscular sound and presence on stage, Susan Carson is a professional performer who captivates audiences with intimate, honest performance delivered in a skilled and polished package.