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Havana, Cuba; A Journey Back in Time — December 5 to February 4

Hotel Nacional de Cuba, photograph by Susan Scanlon

Hotel Nacional de Cuba, photograph by Susan Scanlon

Our next Featured Artist is Susan Scanlon. The exhibit entitled, “Havana, Cuba; A Journey Back in Time” opens Tuesday, December 5 and runs through Saturday, February 4.  Susan visited Havana, Cuba in January 2017. She is thrilled to share her photographs of Cuba with you.

About the Artist:

After 9 years overseas in three different countries, Susan has returned to Virginia with her family. Her overseas experiences are an inspiration for her artwork.  She is a painter, a graphic designer, and a photographer. Susan has worked for Public Relations Firms, Magazines, and Newspapers.

She studied fine arts in Florence, Italy, and exhibited with professional artists in Florence, Italy, Istanbul, Turkey, and La Paz, Bolivia and she has a permanent photo exhibit in the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City.

Susan is a member of the Vienna Arts Society (VAS) and is the Publicity Director for the VAS.  In 2017, Susan exhibited her paintings at Meadowlark Gardens and the “Going Green” exhibition at the VAS, and has received three Honorable Mentions at the Vienna Arts Society.

Girl With Red Bag, photography by Susan Scanlon

Girl With Red Bag, photography by Susan Scanlon

Honorable Mentions Awards:

2015 “Alasitas” photograph in the Vienna Arts Photography show.

2016  “Vienna Arts Center” watercolor painting for the “Paint the Town” exhibition.

2017 “Havana, Cuba” photograph in the “Human Condition”  show.

The VAS Gallery is located at the Village Green Shopping Center 513 Maple Avenue W, in Vienna. See artworks by other VAS artists exhibited along side that of Susan Scanlon’s art. The gallery is open to public during regular business hours.