Susan Strong McDonald

Susan Strong McDonald received a B.A. in Biology from Sweet Briar College before studying at the San Francisco Art Institute. She then travelled to study Chinese painting with Sun Yuen Sung in Taipei and woodblock printmaking with Toshi Yoshida in Tokyo. She taught Art and Design at North Hennepin Community College in Minneapolis, MN for 25 years. She studied Botanical painting at the Academy of Botanical Art in Sarasota, Florida.

Her botanical paintings are in the collection of the Andersen Horticultural Library in Chaska, MN.  Susan exhibits at the P.A. St. A. Gallery in St. Augustine, Florida.

Virtual Gallery

We are thankful to technology for allowing us to share our work when in-person visits just aren’t feasible. Enjoy the below virtual gallery which contains a curated selection of Susan’s stunning artwork. 

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Browse & Purchase Susan’s Work on the Authentic Superior Marketplace

Virtual Studio Tour

The coronavirus pandemic has made us all have to pivot and adapt so many aspects of our lives. For us, this meant coming up with a creative solution to the lack of an in-person studio tour in 2020. We’re excited about what we’ve been able to produce in order to welcome you into our studios and gain insight into our creative process, where we work, and what it is about Herbser & the South Shore that so inspires us. We hope you’ll enjoy these videos and come away with a better understanding of each of us and our work.

Enjoy a virtual tour of Susan’s studio, including a special tour of her gardens, the source of much of her inspiration. 

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