Titel: Swakop Valley
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 39 x 30 cm

Titel: Desert Dusk
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 81 x 100 cm

Titel: Rain Clouds
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 91 x 70 cm

Titel: Entwined
Medium: Gouache
Size: 99 x 69 cm

Titel: Evening Light
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 152 x 100 cm

Titel: Cheetah & Friend
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 70 x 100 cm

About the Artist


1953- Newcastle upon Tyne, England 2014 – Swakopmund

Resided to Namibia in 1984

Worked in oil and gouache, woodcuts and sculptures in bronze; subject matter: human beings and figure groups, human conditions; style: expressive

Born and raised in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in England, Susan received her Master’s degree in Linguistics from the University of Caen in France 1975. She started to paint already at a young age and have been impressed by El Greco´s work. – Simultaneously to her linguistic studies she visited evening art classes at the classical Beaux – Arts Art School in Caen with Monsieur Auffret, a sculptor. Further drawing classes with M Aerts, distinguished sculptor in Reims, France.

Susan Mitchinson fell in love with Namibia in1984 and decided that this is where she would be spending the rest of her life.

Solo – Exhibitions:

Participated in group exhibitions in England and Germany, solo exhibitions in France, Germany, Finland and Botswana

1984 Kunstkabinett, Windhoek
1987 Art Association Windhoek
1989 Art Association Windhoek
1990 Spot On Gallery, Windhoek
1991 Art Association, Windhoek
1991 Die Muschel, Swakopmund
1992 Die Muschel, Swakopmund
1993 Art Association Winhoek
1995 Die Muschel, Swakopmund
1996 Galerie Kendzia, Windhoek
1997 Art Association Swakopmund
1998 Spot On Gallery, Windhoek
1999 Kendzia Gallery, Windhoek
2003 Art Association Swakopmund
2004 Kendzia Gallery, Windhoek
2006 Die Galerie, Walvis Bay
2008 National Art Gallery of Namibia, Windhoek
2011 Fine Art Gallery, Swakopmund

Public Collections:

Art Association Heritage Trust, Windhoek, Lutheran Church, Premier Lodges of Wilderness Safaris, Okonjima, Kalahari Sands, Art Association Swakopmund

South Africa:
Roussow Gallery, Cape Town