Artist: Susan Copley
Description of Buffalo: The buffalo is decorated with acrylic and gold paint, glitter, pearls, beaded fringe and jewels. The buffalo is approximately 18" long and 12" high and made with terra cotta.
Artist Bio: Susan Copley's paintings span decades of her career as an artist. Her works have evolved through time and moved from realism to abstraction, their reoccurring themes revealed within the imagery of the paintings.
Copleys' work is included in several museum collections, including the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Burchfield-Penney, the Castellani Art Museum in Western New York and the Binghamton Museum, as well as the Roswell Park Art Collection, the Oishei Children's Hospital collection, and the Jewish Center of Greater Buffalo and in numerous private collections.
Susan Copley was born in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Pratt Institute, lived and worked in Basel, Switzerland, and received BFA and Masters Degrees at the University of Buffalo. Copley's paintings have been included in numerous solo and regional exhibitions, and a book dedicated to her work, Then and Now, Four Decades of Painting, was published in 2018. It is available at the Burchfield-Penney Art Center in Buffalo and includes an image of the ten-foot painting purchased by the museum in 2019.
Artist studio: susancopleyartist.com