Susan Egbert has been surrounded by art her whole life.

Her father was a well known artist in upstate New York and she began showing her work with him at the age of 12. She received a BA in fine art from the New York State University at Oswego and has been a free-lance artist ever since.

While she is most known for mixed-media portraits and landscapes, she also enjoys working with more abstracted images and collage. She has won numerous awards in shows all over Virginia and the Southeast. Her family has lived in the Roanoke Valley for more than 25 years now and as an artist, she draws great influence from the beauty of the nature Southwestern Virginia and beyond. Susan is currently exhibiting in the artist co-op Aurora Artisans located at Aurora Studio Center — 110 Campbell Ave in Downtown Roanoke, VA.' The Market Gallery _ 23 Salem Ave, Roanoke, VA. and Cabell Gallery, Lexington, VA.