Sussanne Morton Ehlers
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Sussanne Morton Ehlers  

Sussanne's  artististic journey began as a young girl growing up in the Lost World Valley in the beautiful border ranges of QLD /NSW. 

Lamington National Park a perfect inspirational stomping ground for this creative young naturalist.

Her first trip into the valley had held her captivated with it's breathtaking scenery, a vast contrast to the monotony of the suburban landscape. The beauty of her surroundings nourished her love and appreciation of nature and with her father's influence and encouragement, fuelled her passion for painting. Here she was free to be herself and become submerged in nature's wonderland and imagine.

Born in Denmark in 1963, Sussanne's family immigrated to Australia when she was six years old. After only a few years in the Brisbane suburbs, her parents relocated to the country for a bettter life.

From these early days of her childhood fascinations, Sussanne has continued to find solace and inspiration in the beauty of nature. Sussanne took art as a subject in high school then went on to study commercial art at the Morningside College of Art in Brisbane. After almost 2 years at college, feeling the limitations of commercial art She left college determined to make her own way in the art world without the direct influence of others. 

Sussanne paints in oils on canvas. Landscapes along with the floral form, her chosen subjects. Many of her recent works 'larger than life' depict flowers in a bright, contemporary, realist style. The essence of floral form and characteristics unique to each species, enhanced by the detail and quality of her technique.