Susan Paradis

About the Artist


Susan Paradis taught art at Haverhill High School for 30 years.  She also worked as a freelance illustrator for 20 of those years.  Susan illustrated over 24 children’s books, four of which she authored.  She was chosen as one of five American artists to participate in a three-year national tour of Fairy Tale Art for her book Snow Princess


Susan was the featured guest artist at the Tuttle Gallery in Canton, Ohio, for a three-day Christmas Prelude.  She also is sought after to speak at schools, book clubs, and teacher's groups throughout New England.  In her spare time, she paints portraits and landscapes.

Susan also paints portraits on commission. See samples of recent portrait work below. Contact The Sharpe Gallery for further information.





Turbulent Sky, oil

Coveted Garden, oil

White Birches in Bolton, oil


Waves, oil

Woman on a Loveseat, oil

commissioned portrait

Portrait of a Couple, oil

commissioned portrait

Woman by a Window, oil

commissioned portrait

If you are interested in a commissioned portrait

by Susan Paradis, please contact the gallery. Portrait fees vary,

depending on dimensions/size and pose (head/shoulder, 3/4 pose, or full body).

The Sharpe Gallery • 21 Western Avenue • Suite 8 • Kennebunk • ME 04043 • email: