Susan Robertson

Susan Robertson

Ottawa, ON, Canada

About Susan Robertson

I am resident of Ottawa Ontario and I am a late emerging artist who works intuitively using texture colour and shape. I am inspired often by memories of personal places or events but also by words/ poems or music. Originals are predominantly acrylic but sometimes enhanced by collage or graphite and chalk pastels.
Although Abstract in type; some of my work has more representational tendencies than other pieces. My work often has a landscape feel with personal symbols or narrative embedded within. Some of these are fairly easily recognized or are more generally seen and satisfy my need for communication. Some embedded narratives are whimsical and allow me to express that inner child that some days cannot be repressed. On other occasions symbols are very personal and then the observers psychological input becomes more important to their experience and their perceived narrative less often matches my own … and of course that is the way it should be sometimes?


University of Ottawa
current;ly enrolled in BFA
prior BSC, BA(art history and psychology) and MD