Cape Cod Museum of Art – Soiree By the Bay
Auction Ends: Aug 6, 2018 10:00 PM EDT


Suzanne Packer, "Sunflowers with a View"

Item Number
Estimated Value
$2,500 USD
Opening Bid
$500 USD

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Item Description

Oil on Canvas

Unframed: 30" x 24"

Framed: 32" x 26"

Suzanne M. Packer, founding Director of Cape Cod Museum of Art, exhibited her first work in the San Francisco Museum of Art, when she was five years old. She has been honored with numerous one-person exhibitions, including Cahoon Museum of American Art, Sparrow House Museum, and "Spanning the Years: A. S. Packer & Suzanne M. Packer" at the Cape Cod Museum of Art.

Suzanne devotes a significant amount of time to mentoring other artists, teaching and to community projects. She served for nine years on the Founding Board of the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, is the Immediate Past President of the Cape Cod Branch of the National League of American Pen Women, ran the Festival of the Arts for the Creative Arts Center in Chatham for five years, now works at the Cape Cod Museum of Art as Volunteer Archivist, is a member of 21 In Truro, and the Printmakers of Cape Cod.

Known for colorful still life oil paintings and her abstract interpretations of Cape Cod waters she now gains recognition with her white-line woodblock prints, the process she teaches at the museum and at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod. She curated, “Crossing the Line: Innovators of the White-Line Print," Cape Cod Museum of Art, 2016-2017.

Opening August 25, 2018 at the Cape Cod Museum of Art will be Cape Waters Abstracted. An exhibition of oil paintings by Suzanne based on and inspired by her days spent painting the various water views surrounding her on Cape Cod.

Suzanne is extremely honored to be the recipient of this years’ Artist Mentoring Award” to be given by the Cape Cod Museum of Art.

"Very lovely and technically superb white-line woodcuts. The Provincetown print tradition lives on."         - ABIGAIL RORER, Juror for Great Impressions