Exhibitions & Events

2019 EVENTS:

‘EAST MIDLANDS CONTEMPORARY ART AUCTION’ EXHIBITION – at the Djanogly Gallery, Lakeside Arts Centre, University of Nottingham.
PV: Fri 6 Sept, 2019, 7-9pm;
Exhibition: Sat 7 September to Sat 12 October, 2019
Auction: Sat 12 Oct, 2019, from 1pm
Susan Isaac - Still Life with Blue JugSusan’s painting “Still Life with Blue Jug” is’ lot 56′ of 57 selected works in the ‘East Midlands Contemporary Art Auction’ exhibition at the Djanogly Gallery, Lakeside Arts Centre (at the University of Nottingham).
Location: Lakeside Arts Centre, Djanogly Gallery, Angear Visitor Centre, Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD.
Gallery open tue-sat 11-5 & sun 12-4, cl mon.

Susan Isaac - Three Boats (Blakeney)SIR JOHN HURT ART PRIZE – Exhibition of Shortlisted Works
Sat 20th – Sun 28th July, 2019

One of Susan’s paintings was selected for this year’s shortlist exhibition for the Sir John Hurt Art Prize as part of the Holt Festival in July.
Exhibition: Auden Theatre Foyer, Gresham’s School, Cromer Road, Holt, Norfolk NR25 6EA – daily, 11am-5pm.

PAINT OUT NORFOLK – based at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.
1-7 July, 2019

Susan Isaac - Below Bishop BridgeSusan’s painting ‘Below Bishop Bridge’ won the oil painting category of  Paint Out Norfolk, a En Plein Air event & exhibition based at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. Other painting locations were at Wells-next-the-Sea, How Hill (Norfolk Broads), Houghton Hall park & the Sainsbury Centre grounds.
Exhibition (6-7 July): Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ – 1oam-5pm.

‘BUXTON SPA PRIZE 2019’ exhibition at The Green Man Gallery in Buxton
28 June – 31 July, 2019

Susan Isaac - Blooming BuxtonSusan Isaac - Into the Gardens (Buxton)Susan had two paintings in the Buxton Spa Prize exhibition for 2019, at the Green Man Gallery in Buxton through July.
Gallery open daily, 10:30am-5:30pm.


‘A WIDER HORIZON’ exhibition at The Handa Gallery (Wells Maltings)
21-30 June, 2019

'A Wider Horizon' at Wells Maltings, 21-30 June 2019Susan Isaac - Low Tide (Burnham Overy Staithe)Susan was one third of an exhibition alongside Alfie Carpenter and Kristy Campbell. The exhibition runs over 10 days at The Handa Gallery within Wells Maltings – Wells-next-the Sea’s prestigious new arts, heritage and community centre.
Gallery open daily, 11am-4pm, PV on Thu 20 June, 5pm-6:30pm.


AIRING CUPBOARD GALLERY: opening 1 June, 2019 on
Susan has work at Dawn Idalia’s brand new AIRing Cupboard Gallery at Thoresby from 1 June as part of its inaugural exhibition.
Gallery open: mo-fr, 10am-3pm (also open 1-2 June, 10am-5pm to coincide with Dawn’s Open Studio.

The AIRing Cupboard Gallery at ThoresbyUPTON STUDIOS: 25-27 May, 2019

Susan opened her studio on 27-27 May alongside three other venues in Upton as part of Open Studios Notts 2019. Guest artists at Susan’s studio were Jo Munks, Carl Gray & Mark Greene.
Event open: 10am-5pm (free entry)

PAINT OUT CAMBRIDGE: 13-17 May, 2019

Susan Isaac paintining 'en plein air'Susan Isaac - St Johns College CambridgeIn May Susan took part in the first Paint Out Cambridge. She was one of a group of en plein air painters capturing views of the town over three days and evenings. The paintings then formed a temporary exhibition.
Event dates: 13-15 May painting sessions; 16 May exhibition private view & awards; 17 May end of exhibition.


2018 events:

  • THE GREAT LITTLE PICTURE SHOW: 17 Nov – 16 Dec, 2018
  • UPTON CHRISTMAS STUDIOS: Sun 18 November, 2018
  • SOUTHWELL MINSTER CRAFT FAIR: Sat 3 November, 2018
  • PAINT OUT NORWICH 2018: 13-28 October, 2018
  • CERAMICS IN SOUTHWELL: Sun 26 August, 2018
  • THE ARTIST & LEISURE PAINTER EXHIBITION: 12 July – 12 August, 2018

2017 events:

  • UPTON CHRISTMAS STUDIOS: 18-19 November, 2017
  • PAINT OUT WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA: 15-17 September, 2017
  • THORESBY OPEN EXHIBITION: 1-30 September, 2017, winner of the Thoresby open exhibition prize.
  • CERAMICS IN SOUTHWELL: Sun 27 August, 2017
  • OPEN 28 – East Midlands Open Art Exhibition: 6 July – 26 August, 2017
  • HOLT FESTIVAL ‘Exhibition of Shortlisted Work’: Sat 22 July – Sun 30 July, 2017,  shortlisted for the Sir John Hurt Art Prize.
  • TALP Exhibition: 13 July – 20 August, 2017
  • BUXTON SPA PRIZE EXHIBITON: 1-31 July, 2017, Susan’s painting ‘Filtered’ was selected as a ‘Buxton International Festival Choice 2017’

Solo exhibitions

Retford Hub Gallery (2017), Newfield Galleries in Newark (2015), O3 Gallery in Oxford (2013), Thoresby Gallery (2012 & shared in 2016), Rainbow Gallery in Eastwood (2009),  Wirksworth Heritage Centre (2009), Spotlight Gallery in Newark (2007 & 2012), Bull Yard Gallery in Southwell (2006/2008).

Group exhibitions

Includes: Bath Contemporary (2013), Rufford (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014), Thoresby Gallery (2011), O3 Gallery in Oxford (2011), Harding House Gallery in Lincoln (2005, 2006, 2007), Lady Bay Arts Festival (2015 and 2016).

Open Exhibitions

  • Leicester and East Midlands Art Exhibition: Open26 (2015 – winner of Wilson Brown Prize), Open27 (2016).
  • Oxford Art Prize: plein air competition (2015 – winner of 1851 prize)
  • Artist & Leisure Painter Open Art Competition (2015 – winner of Winsor & Newton Award)
  • Harley Gallery Open Exhibitions (2012 & 2013).
  • Bath Prize Competition (2012).
  • Thoresby Gallery Open Exhibition (2011 – winner of exhibition prize & Tony Wilkinson Prize, 2012, 2015 – joint winner of exhibition prize).