Sue Perez captures the dynamic colors and details in her animal, landscape and portrait color pencil drawings. Her art intermingles the beauty found in nature with the designs inspired by her youth. Utilizing five to seven layers of color pencil, she transforms nature's ecosystem into an exquisite place.
Currently showing at the North Platte’s Prairie Art Center, she occasionally exhibits at various other galleries around the country and has an 18 year presence online. Her self taught artistic journey began in 2000 after a devastating tornado laid waste to Sue’s former life. Upon deep self reflection a new passion in drawing commenced.
Perez has received numerous awards including Best of Show at the Nebraskaland Days Competitive Art Show an unprecedented 4 times. She has also received over 25 Merit Awards where some were chosen at State level competition for honorable awards and to travel with the ANAC Traveling Show. She has also been published in several online group books, won national on line art competitions and has been on NTV’s The Good Life several times. She has taught workshops, designed company t shirts and illustrated books. Perez has completed several public art pieces including a Cowboy boot for Ogallala, a dog for North Platte Paws-A-Tive Partners and an art pallet for Cozad. Her work was exhibited at the Governors Mansion in 2019./2020 Perez has sold art work in all 50 states, as well as 27 different countries.