Susan has been featured on four Cable Television Shows, and appeared in:  Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, Fairfield Country Times, American Art Collector, The Artist Magazine, The Weston Magazine Group, MSNBC Connecticut News, The News Times, Signature Magazine, Ridgefield Magazine, as well as the featured portrait artist in the Spring 2004 National Geographic article on Greenwich, Connecticut.  She has exhibited and won awards in many major national and international Juried Shows including.

Her past corporate clients and collections include:


U.S. Tobacco, Cancer Research Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University, Pro Football Hall of Fame,

Southern Methodist University, The National Library of Medicine,  United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, Choate Rosemary Hall Preparatory School, The Players Club, N.Y., Malcolm Baldrige School of Business, Post University, Mark Twain House,  Greens Farms Academy, Ct., Standard Oil of Connecticut, The Mark Twain Library,  Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, The Lucille Lortel  Foundation, Westport Ct. Library, The Hotchkiss School, Bouvier Insurance, Emma Willard School,  Mr. & Mrs. Ban Ki-moon, former Secretary General of the United Nations,  and Ms. Foundation for Women and Grace Church, N.Y.                 


Memberships:   Connecticut Society Portrait Artists,

Salmagundi Club, Artists Fellowship, Oil Painters of America,   Daughters of the Holland Dames,

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club         


To see more of Susan’s artwork, visit her website:



Susan Boone Durkee


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An award winning, classic realist artist, Susan Boone Durkee works out of her spacious Redding, Connecticut Studio, The Lobster Pot, so named by Mark Twain who owned the property at the turn of the century.  Primarily self-trained, Susan has been painting commissioned portraiture for over 25 years and her work is displayed in many private and corporate collections throughout the country.