Her ethereal creations, themes are very natural, simple, extremely vibrant, energetic in the sense of using brushes and layers.
Her fresh, spontenious style of watercolor paintings, on those she uses a moving digital layer lead back the viewer to the origins of nature, sun, sky, mountains, flowers. The viewers can sense the transparency of flower petals absorbed the rays of sunlight:
"Flower Garden Painting - This is the season of profusion and delight. Scent, color and beauty abounds"
"Painted more encaustic landscapes today and eager to get some fine paint brushes to create more detail. Love working with wax and pigment with deep gratitude to honey which is the oldest and purest form of preservation. Next slide is of our bee hives - and the miracle of their pollinating plants to create the fruits and food we love so much - my paintings, an homage to the connectedness of bees and pollinators, and landscapes that come alive with the light of each day- Hudson Valley"
" Encaustic is a Greek word meaning “to heat or burn in” (enkaustikos). Heat is used throughout the process, from melting the beeswax and varnish to fusing the layers of wax. Encaustic consists of natural bees wax and dammar resin (crystallized tree sap).
She received her undergraduate degree from Hampshire College and her master's degree from New York University. Susan lives in New York City with her husband, David Rockefeller Jr. and her children. She met David while filming in Alaska in 2006 and they were married in 2008.
Rockefeller's films have explored a range of contemporary issues such as ocean acidification and the future of ocean health, PTSD and the use of music to heal, the confluence of race, poverty and illness;and global food sustainability. Her films have aired on HBO, PBS, and the Discovery Channel.
Her 2009 film, Sea Change, received the NOAA 2010 Environmental Hero Award.
Susan sits on the boards of Oceana, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, We Are Family Foundation, and is a member of the Natural Resources Defense Council Global Leadership Council. She also done fundraising work for the South Fork Natural History Museum.
In 2018, Rockefeller was noted in the book, Rescuing Ladybugs by author and animal advocate Jennifer Skiff as “inspiring awareness” and “mobilizing action across a range of environmental and philanthropic causes as a conservationist and ocean advocate.
In the book, Rockefeller credits a “moment of enlightenment inspired by the pteropod” to her passion in “helping others understand the fragility of our ecosystem.”
In 2020 EcoArt Project's spokesperson Susan Rockefeller on Earth Day 2020,
announced arts competition and online salons. I am, the publisher of 🌿Seeds of CULTURE 🌿grateful to be a part of EcoArt's collection, as a non-profit fine artist.
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