Susan O'Connor - Birmingham, AL

Updated: Oct 30, 2020


 Pictured, Susan O'Connor shows off her painting, Goldenrods, created during the 2020 Pike Road Plein Air Paint Out.
Pictured, Susan O'Connor shows off her painting, Goldenrods, created during the 2020 Pike Road Plein Air Paint Out.

Pictured, Susan O'Connor shows off her painting, Goldenrods, created during the 2020 Pike Road Plein Air Paint Out.


Montgomery-based artist Susan O'Connor paints joyful genre scenes and still lifes. Using a variety of media including watercolor, acrylic, ink, and oil paint, she renders beguiling moments from everyday life with loose, expressive brushwork. The artist's light-filled, tender compositions reflect her pursuit of simplicity and beauty. Before turning to painting, O'Connor was a Montgomery County public school teacher for 25 years. This is her first year as a Plein air artist.