Susan Wakefield has been an award-winning artist for many years.  Her accomplishments in art cover a wide range of subjects as well as mediums and we are proud to display her work as the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery’s October 2018 Artist of the Month.  As I interviewed her, she told me that she enjoyed exploring and experimenting with many different art mediums and simply allowed the flow of whatever interested her.  Her father was a great influence in her life and taught her to love and appreciate art.

Susan and her husband Ed spent time in Denver and are avid Bronco fans.  Her action-filled painting of the Denver team is stunning and a joy to see.

Coming from a farming and ranching family in Montana, Susan’s love of nature is easy to see in her work currently depicting desert landscapes and cactus scenes.  In addition to her painting abilities, her talents also include basket-weaving, which certainly brings the hands of an artist into play.  When you visit the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery and Gift Shop, be sure to spend time enjoying the beauty of Susan’s work; you will no doubt find a memory to take with you that tickles your heart.

The Gallery is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm, and is located at 15 W. Mesquite Blvd. in Mesquite, Nevada.  We invite you to come to our monthly reception and meet the artist on Thursday, October 18, 4-6pm.  You can also contact us at 702-346-1338 or visit our website: