Sue Emer

I was lucky to grow up with a mother who loved to paint. She introduced me to art at a very young age, and by early adulthood I had experimented with oils, acrylics and watercolor paints. I have many fond memories of Plein Air painting with my mother along the New Jersey shorelines. In my youth I was lucky to attend a few watercolor workshops with New Jersey artist Pat Lafferty. Watercolor painting became my favorite medium to work with; the lights, the darks, the transparency and movement of the watercolor paint lend themselves to the type of art that I love to create.

For a time, raising my family and pursuing my career over