Yorkshire born Susan Brown has two main areas of interest - interior design and contemporary painting. Brown has completed numerous commissions and several projects as both designer and contemporary artist.


Susan Brown is the recipient of many art prizes and awards for her contemporary paintings these include: The Laing Art Competition; Hunting Art Prize, Regional Winner; Penrose Purchase Prize 2005 and the Singer & Friedlander Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 2001 where she was a finalist.


Her contemporary paintings are bold and striking . She works predominantly using watercolour and acrylic creating beautiful abstract paintings which are inspired by still life subjects and landscapes, focusing on texture and pattern.. She has also focused on man-made structures and man's relationship with his environment. Talking about her paintings Susan says: 'I look at a field, its content and its changing form over the seasons. I look at the connection, the structure that links the air and the earth and the power of the everyday'


Susan Brown paintings appear in many notable private and public contemporary art collections. These include: Halifax Plc, Allied Domecq, Sir George Martin Trust, Universities of Sheffield and York.