Fine Art Painting, Seattle, WA



National Juried Exhibition

MARIN MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art

My painting “Linger” was selected by Juror, Alan Bamberger- internationally known art consultant, writer and art reviewer.

“Memory and Perception” is the theme of this exhibition.

November 17 – December 23

Opening Reception:  Saturday, November 17, 5-7pm   Juror talk 4:30pm


500 Palm Drive

Novato, California 94949


October 2018

Donna Seager, Juror     Seager Gray Gallery

Art2Life Academy Online Exhibition
Honored to have my painting “First Blush” selected.
To see the exhibition and to learn more about the Juror, Donna Seager and the Art2Life Academy go to:

October 2018

Terrain: Exploring a Common Ground

Museo Gallery
Opening Reception-   Saturday, October 6,    5:00-7:00pm 
October 6 – 28th, 2018
215 First Street
Langley, WA 98260

May 2018

NEW PAINTINGS solo exhibition
Opening Reception-   Thursday, May 3,    5:00-9:00pm 
Saturday May 5,  Noon-5:00pm
Saturday May 12, Noon-5:00pm
Studio 103 
The Tashiro Kaplan Building
306 S. Washington Street,
Seattle, WA 98134

January 2018

Tacoma Art Museum Local Community Art Show
“Like Mother”, Group Exhibition
January 10 – March 30, 2018
Reception: Thursday, March 15  from 5pm – 7:30pm


October 2016

Fall Art Show 

737 Market Street
Kirkland, WA

June 2-July 3. 2016

Obfuscation Postcard Front_3Obfuscation Postcard Back

April 28 - May 28, 2016

Dream and Allegory

©Susan Derrick, “Dream and Allegory: Love Transcendent”

Magnuson Park Gallery
Building 30 West, Magnuson Park
7448 63rd Avenue NE, 3rd Floor
Hours: Thursday-Friday, 10 AM – 3 PM
Saturday, Noon – 5 PM
and by appointment.

April 28 through May 28
Group Show

Like Mother (Like Daughter)

Just in time for Building 30’s bi-annual Open Studios event and also Mother’s Day, this dynamic and multi-media exhibit is curated by L. Kelly Lyles and explores the profound bond between mothers and daughters, both visually and narratively. 

Artist Reception: Sunday, May 1st,  1-5pm Plan your walk in the park and a visit to the gallery before May 28 to enjoy the works of the following artists:

Lisa Myers Bulmash – MalPina Chan – Diem Chau

Mary Cross – Susan Derrick – Marita Dingus

Maura Donegan – David Francis – Malayka Gormally

Deborah Lawrence –  L. Kelly Lyles – Holly Ballard Martz

Nia Michaels – Carol Milne  

Joan Stuart Ross – Elana Winsberg


March 3 - April 23, 2016

©Susan Derrick, “Balance”     Happy to have had this painting SOLD 
35 LIVE: CoCA Center on Contemporary Art- Celebrating 35 Years
at Rubix, 515 Harvard Ave. E, Seattle
Excited to exhibit with 22 visual, video and installation artists and a digital exhibition featuring 185 artists.  
March 3- April 23, 2016
ReceptionThursday, March 10, 6-9pm. Part of Capitol Hill Art Walk.
Go to and don’t miss two more 35 LIVE:CoCA Exhibitions at CoCA PS35 | 106 Cherry Street | 98104 | Open Fri-Sat, 1-7pm
and  CoCA UN[contained] at Equinox Studios | 6555 5th Ave S | 98108
BallardWorks  “Artist Trust EDGE Graduates”
Reception:   April 9, 2016,   6 – 9pm      
BallardWorks, 2856 NW Market St., Seattle 98107
Three floors of art studios and exhibition space
FluxBellevue Arts Museum
“Women’s Work”
Community Education Gallery
Women Painters of Washington
January 15 – April 4, 2016
*Honored to have my painting “Flux” win the Betty Jo Fitzgerald AWARD
510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004

Fall 2015


Celebrate Kirkland Arts Center at ARTbeat: Brick House Funk

Get ready for an unforgettable night of art, music, and vibes from the 1970s: the era that brought funk to life and unleashed disco!

 When: Saturday, October 24th, 2015, Doors Open at 5:30pm

New Location! At the Westin Bellevue Hotel


Funkadelic Relic, Susan Derrick 40×30 mixed media

“Funkadelic Relic” will be in the LIVE auction. It was also juried into the KAC Studio Challenge competition.  This is a super fun event that I’m looking forward to. Get your tickets at: www.KACartbeat.org_ It will be outasight!


Fall 2015

I’ve been invited to show several of my paintings in this fun group show during the Halloween weekend. Come see me on the 4th Floor!
October 31- November 1, 2015
Sat 12-8pm,  Sun 12-6pm
55 S. Atlantic St, SoDo  (One block west of Safeco Field)

July 2015

EDGE-Pop-UP-Facebook-PostcardI‘ll be showing my paintings along with the work of my fellow Artist Trust EDGE graduates. 

Radio Interview

Pat Pauley has a fun radio program called Get Active, airing every Tuesday at noon. I, and fellow artist Anne Simernitski, talk about art on her show. Pat is a fabulous interviewer and gracious radio host. 
 Alternative Talk 1150 KKNW  Tuesday, April 21st, 2015  12-12:30pm


Turn copy for web
Turn   Susan Derrick   acrylic and plaster   48×48


Solo Exhibition
Studio 103 in the Tashiro Kaplan Bldg
May 4- May 30, 2015
Closing Party
May 30th,   12-5pm   Please join me
Open Studio Hours: Fri & Sat  noon-5pm ,  May 4-30th
306 S. Washington St.,  Seattle, WA 98104

Luxe Interiors + Design/Pacific Northwest

BARKartCreated for a Foster Child at Luxe Interiors + Design/Pacific Northwest’s  BarkART 2015 fundraiser.
Design by Susan Derrick, 24 x24 acrylic collage
Photos of me and my team in the Sept/Oct 2015 issue 
Luxe Interiors + Design/Pacific Northwest

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