“Quality of paint is very important to me and that's what I feel Sennelier offers to any artist. Their long history and tradition of high standards gives me confidence that what I create with their paint will last and stay true to my vision.”
Lyons studied painting at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, where she first began exhibiting and selling her work; at twenty-three she was the youngest winner of the prestigious Gold Medal, which she won in two consecutive years in the annual Oil Painting show, in addition to a third place in the Silver Medal Watercolor show. In 1998 and 2000 she won an artist choice award in the Northwest Rendez-vous show. Susan is a member of the Northwest Rendez-vous Group in Helena, MT and was one of 50 artists who participated in the Laguna Plein Air painting competition in 2000.