Suzie Baker is an award-winning artist whose paintings are regularly on display in magazines, prestigious national shows and plein air invitationals. She serves as the Vice President of Oil Painters of America and holds signature status in that distinguished organization as well as the American Impressionist Society, American Women Artists, and others. In addition to being a still life and portrait artist, Suzie has been painting en plein air since she was a teenager. A sought-after instructor, for her humorous and informative style, Suzie teaches through her instructional video, Color Magic, and in workshops around the nation and close to her home in the Houston area. She just served as a featured demonstrator on stage at the Plein Air Convention and Expo 2019.
• Plein Air Easton, Life on the Farm Award, 2018 • LPAPA Best in Plein Air, First Place, 2018 • Outdoor Painters Society, Plein Air Southwest, Best in Show and Artists Choice, 2018 • Shadows on the Teche, Best in Show, 2018 • Maui Plein Air Invitational, Irvine Museum Collection and Montage Kapalua Bay Award, 2018 • OPA Western Regional, Award of Excellence, 2017 • 2017 Tucson Desert Art Museum Exhibition, American Women Artists - Award of Excellence, 2017 • 7th Annual Plein Air Salon Competition - Third Place Overall, and Best Plein Air August/September, 2017 • Laguna Beach Plein Air Invitational - Directors Choice Award, 2017 • Telluride Plein Air - First Place, 2017, Third Place and Peoples Choice, 2018 • Sedona Art Prize - Second Place Overall, 2016-17 • Sedona Art Prize - First Place, May 2017 and Finalist: December 2016, January, February, April 2017 • Laguna Plein Air Invitational - Plein Air Magazine Award, 2016 • Art Renewal Center, Publication Award, Collection Magazine Award, 2016 • 13th Annual Telluride Plein Air - First Place Quick Paint, 2016 • Portrait Society of America, Members Only - Outside the Box and Still Life Finalist, 2016 • Olmsted Plein Air, Renoir Best Figure in the Landscape, 2016
OPA - Oil Painters of America, Vice President, Signature Member PSA - Portrait Society of America AIS - American Impressionist Society, Signature Member NOAPS - National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, Signature Member LPAPA - Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, Signature Member OPS - Outdoor Painters Society, Signature Member AWA - American Women Artists, Signature Member CAC - Out-of-State Artist Member
.Plein Air Magazine, Artist Profile, December/January Issue, 2017/18 Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, More Than Just Faces, May/June Issue, 2017 Plein Air Magazine, August/September Issue, 2015 and 2016 Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, 3 to Watch, July/August Issue, 2015 Southwest Art, Artist to Watch, December Issue, 2014 Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, September/October Issue, 2014 Plein Air Magazine, October/November Issue, 2014