BUTTON CLUB GUEST ARTIST - SUSAN WICKSTRAND

September 26, 2012

BUTTON CLUB GUEST ARTIST - SUSAN WICKSTRAND

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Inspiring a sense of place and feeling, Susan Wickstrand's multi-media art is a feast for the senses. You can almost feel the sea spray on your face when viewing one of her ocean inspired collages.

Her work is featured in the March 2011 and March 2012 issues of Button Club:

 

Wickstrand has been chosen by Rip Curl as Artist of the Search for 2012, which means you can also find her beautiful art on their bikini’s, board shorts, luggage and apparel.

Source of inspiration: Mother Nature & Love

Three adjectives that describe your art: Fun, Layered, Subtext

Favorite creative tool: Encaustic aka: WAX

Favorite snack: Tamari Almonds

Favorite toy (now or as a kid): iPhone Camera Apps 

Favorite creative gig: Working for Rip Curl as their next "Artist of The Search", bikinis, board shorts, dresses, T's, Tanks, Flip Flops and even luggage with my artwork are due to hit stores Spring 2012! 

Dog or Cat? Woof! 

What music are you listening to right now? Pandora, Steel Pulse station 

If you could be any character in fiction, whom would you be and why? Emma. She had quite the social life (I'm a closet Jane Austin junkie). 

What's the strangest thing you've ever seen? Recently, the Sugar Loaf mountains in Rio, Brazil on a trip with Rip Curl.