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Art book featuring nine original paintings and reflections based on a collection of letters from 1898-1902. Penned while in the Russian army my eighteen year old grandfather wrote to his beloved in a shtetl in Belarus. These precious and gentle letters follow their travels from Russia to America.
These letters inspired a series of paintings.
This show and book pays homage to all immigrants who leave their country in the hope of a better life for future generations.
More info: http://www.susanshulman.com
Susan Shulman studied at the Musée des Beaux Arts de Montreal, the Saidye Bronfman Center For The Arts, & received a BFA with distinction from Concordia University. As painter & visual artist, Susan has been prolific in creating bodies of work in both traditional & non-traditional art forms. over the last several years she has gone on to explore connecting her individual creative processes through social media platforms. Her art has been at the forefront of many unique art projects, notably the world wide art movement “A Book About Death”, in the co-creation of the virtual studio space “Seeking Kali” and the exquisite corps blog “Metaclimb”. To date, Susan has had 11 solo exhibitions & her art has been displayed in over 30 galleries locally and abroad. Her recent works have been exposed in, Australia, Brazil, Belgium, Croatia, India, Italy, Serbia, the United Kingdom & the USA. “The greatest accomplishment of being an artist is to create, explore, challenge and share one’s creativity"