Hi everyone… my friend Jim Hawks and I are finally getting to building the long promised web site. Can you believe it? The good thing is this… He (Jim) has infinite patience to show me how to use it. Now I can hear people gnashing their teeth but it is true… Julie, this may be the start of a blog??? NO!! I said NEVER… but here I am… all I can say is OY VEY! So here we go….
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Suzanne Tornquist is nationally known for fine art and illustration. At the present time she has developed five recognizably different styles which are:
People: Reflecting the feelings of culture and lifestyle throughout the world.
Animals and fish: Visual narration of their personality, curiosity and dignity.
modernistic expression: Portrayal of intense color and dramatic
Humor: Whimsical portrayal of temperament in ludicrous or incongruous
Spirituality: Envisioned transcendental and ecclesiastical emotions
impossible to articulate.
Springville Art Museum in Springville Utah
Pioneer Theater Companys Loge Gallery / S.L.C. Ut.
Alpine Arts Gallery / S.L.C. Utah
Madden Museum / Greenwood Village, Colorado
Jewish Community Center / S.L.C. Utah
Honors and Awards:
“Louie Award” for best Jewish image 1998
Caravan Press Inc. / Greeting cards
Ethno Graphics Corp. / Greeting cards and verse
Red Leaf Press / Book illustration: Play Lady/Eric Hoffman
New York Calendar Company / Illustration
Microsoft Corporation / Images for software application
Microsoft Corporation / On line greeting cards
Related Work Experience
Eccles Health Sciences Library: Illustration/Slice of Life
Newspaper Agency Corporation: Illustration, Graphics
When Suzanne is not painting or enjoying the company of her husband, Michael, she can be found playing with her “exceptionally brilliant” grandchildren, Sarah, Zoe and Quintin and her very big black dog, Beautiful Beulah, the bouncy bounding Bouvier des Flanders.