Suzanne LeGault

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Suzanne LeGault, Frog Hollow Artisan, VT Printmaking
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I have worked as an illustrator and printmaker for many years. As much as I enjoy drawing and painting, there is nothing that compares to screen printing. For me it is the perfect medium for interpreting the world around me. I love to take what I see and break it down into defined shapes of color, pattern, and texture.

Suzanne received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago before moving to Vermont in 1980.  She has worked as an illustrator and printmaker since that time.  Although she enjoys drawing and painting, screen printing is her preferred medium. She interprets the world around her by breaking it down into defined shapes of color, pattern and texture. Suzanne draws her inspiration from Vermont's natural beauty, using bold, saturated colors and oftentimes pairs different views and perspectives within the same piece.

EDUCATION        B.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago,  1974-1977  

                             Northwestern University, Evanston, IL,  1971-1973


                Freelance Illustrator,  1989-present
                Illustration techniques include scratchboard, watercolor, pen and ink, colored pencil.
                Clients include University of Vermont, Gardener’s Supply Co., Blue Cross Blue Shield VT, and State of Vermont.

                Printmaker,  1980-present
                I create several editions of screen prints each year for home and gallery sales.

               Graphic Designer,  1980-1989
                First Impressions Media Design, Burlington, VT. 

               Art Teacher, K-12,  1977-1979 
                North Shore Country Day School, Winnetka, IL.

HIGHLIGHTS    Book Illustration:
            Books in Bloom:  National Gardening Association, 2014
            Schoolyard Mosaics:  National Gardening Association, 2002
            Passport to Gardening:  Chelsea Green Publishing, 1997    
            Illustrated and created template for the Vermont Conservation license plate (Peregrine Falcon), 1995

            “A Month in the Country,” full-color calendar built around 12 of my screen prints.  Susan Tobey Publications, 1989 

            “Vermont Country Note cards” a set of cards using 5 of my screen prints.   Published by Vermont Life, 1987

            I sell my screen prints primarily through home sales, group shows and the Vermont State Craft Center (Frog Hollow) Burlington, VT.

            My work also hangs in a number of public buildings, corporate offices and private homes.

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