Susan Abma is a member of: International Guild of Realism, Oil Painters of America (board member), Portrait Society of Canada, and the Alberta Oil Painters.


Publisher of: Canadian Brushstroke Magazine - an online magazine for the Canadian art industry - www.brushstrokemagazine.com.


Susan's work is regularly shown in Black Gold Gallery, Leduc, Alberta. Susan has regularly juried the works of other artists.


Susan is currently not exhibiting her work in shows while she works on Project Heroes (see information on lower left of this page).


2009 - STILL - One of three painters painting Canadian soldiers for 'PROJECT HEROES: Canada Honours Afghanistan Fallen Heroes' project


2012 - November - Edmonton Examiner - Feature re: Project Heroes


2011 - July - Downhome Magazine (NFLD) - Feature re: Project Heroes


2010 - October - Alberta Oil Painters AOP Show and Sale in Johnson

Gallery - Edmonton


2008 - October - Alberta Oil Painters AOP Show and Sale in Johnson

Gallery - Edmonton


2008 - August - Portrait Institute of Canada show - Calgary


2008 - current - Solo show of Leduc series at Black Gold Gallery in Leduc


2008 - February - Featured in Leduc Representative newspaper


2008 - February - Chosen for second year to be a featured artist in

the Black Gold Health Foundation Arts & Entertainment Gala


2008 - February - Two paintings featured in show at Edmonton

Public Library


2007 - October - Alberta Oil Painters AOP Show and Sale in Johnson

Gallery - Edmonton


2007 - May - solo artist featured on Global TV - Lorraine Mansbridge's

morning show


2007 - April - Paintings juried into June show at Masters Gallery in Calgary


2007 - March - Paintings in juried show at Picture This Gallery show in Sherwood Park


2007 - February - Featured artist in Black Gold Health Foundation Arts & Entertainment gala


2007 - January - Won the Society of Western Canadian Artists (SWCA) President's Choice Member of the Year Award


2007 - January - Featured in Leduc Representative newspaper


2007 - January - Feature Artist for City of Leduc


2007 - January - Front Cover/Feature Artist for SWCA Artscape.


2006 - August - Featured in Calgary Living Magazine (now known as Opulence)


2006 - Dec - Johnson Art Gallery Christmas show


2006 - Oct - Alberta Oil Painters AOP Show and Sale in Johnson Gallery - Edmonton


2006 - Oct - Coverage and photo in Edmonton Journal re: Alberta Oil Painters


2006 - July - Painted portrait of Global TV personality Lorraine Mansbridge - it was featured on her morning show


2006 - April - Coverage in Energy Maximizer of 'Underground' and 'Lech.'


2006 - March - Coverage in several newspapers for portrait of MLA George Rogers


2006 - March - 'Tub Time' selected as Portrait of the Month on the Portrait Society of Canada's website