Suzanne Payne is an award winning artist residing in Kennebunkport, Maine. She received her Bachelor’s degree in painting from Boston University’s School for the Arts (SFA).
She belongs to many art associations including the Pastel Painters of Maine (PPOM), where she is a Signature Membership status. She has also been Secretary for PPOM since 2004 and recently appointed Vice President in 2009. Currently she is International Exhibition Co-Chair. Other societies include The Pastel Society of America (PSA) where she is an Associate Member, the Pastel Society of New Hampshire (PSNH), Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod (PPSCC), and the Art Guild of the Kennebunks (AGK).
She participates in numerous shows, paintouts and auctions as well as teaching summer workshops at Heartwood College of Art. She enjoys painting with both pastels and oils.
Suzanne is highly inspired by nature and creates her works either plein air or in the comfort of her home studio. Suzanne is represented by the Northlight Gallery, Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Maine.