Suzanne Starr- Nationally recognized, Award Winning Artist

Suzanne Starr lives in Connecticut, in the United States, and is a full time artist now, after retiring a few years ago as an art educator from public school teaching. During her teaching career she received the award for Outstanding Elementary Art Educator in 2003 from the Connecticut Art Educators Association. During her teaching career she taught Art for pre-K through grade 12. She has taught adult art classes as well in various locations and a college level Drawing 1 class as an adjunct professor through UCONN. 

Suzanne’s work focuses on narratives which reflect on emotions, interactions, our relation to each other and to the world we live in. 

Suzanne has won numerous prizes in National Exhibitions as well as at the state and local levels. Her works are owned by collectors in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York., and Maine. 

When not actively creating, she is enjoying her life with her husband, her daughter and her two incredible grandchildren. 

Suzanne’s work has been exhibited in the following locations:

The Salmagundi Gallery New York, NY

The New Britain Art League, New Britain CT

Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic CT

Connecticut Artist Shows at the Slater Museum

The Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, Westerly RI

Marquis Gallery, New London, CT



First prize Sturbridge Village Members Show


Line/Shape Award  The American Artists Professional League Members Only Online “Celebrating the Spirit of America”


President’s Award, American Artists Professional League 89th Grand National Exhibition

Content/Composition Prize, American Artists Professional League Members Only Online Portrait Theme Show

Line/Shape Prize, American Artists Professional League Members Only Celebrating the Spirit of America Theme Show

Honorable Mention, Marquis Gallery New London CT

Watercolor prize, Mystic Art Museum, Mystic CT


First prize,  Connecticut Women Artists Members Show

Third Place, Mystic Art Museum, Mystic CT

Earlier Awards

The Washington Trust Award,  Artist’s Cooperative Gallery of Westerly RI

Jerry’s Artarama Award, Artist’s Cooperative Gallery of Westerly RI

Artist Member

The American Artists Professional League- Elected Artist

The Connecticut Women Artists Organization- Elected Artist

The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts- Associate Member

The Mystic Art Museum- Elected Artist

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