'The Orkneys' is an original oil painting by Susan Farrington.
2' x 2'
'I have travelled extensively around the world with my late husband and daughters over a period of 25 years living & working in the UK, New Zealand, Malaysia, Borneo, and the Philippines and locations around Australia.
I joined art groups, and became involved in exhibitions & demonstrations wherever I lived at the time! Having lived in some of the world’s most remote and inhospitable regions, joining like minded people was a great way to get to know local artists. Including, joining outback ‘Loose Group’ in Katherine Northern Territory of Australia.
Attending Bintulu Sarawak’s, Fine Art College based on the busy jungle river - I travelled to the college each day avoiding rat glue trays, and getting bitten by feral cats and dogs.
Prior to taking up teaching, I worked as Piping Process Works Administrator on the installation of a new nuclear reactor vessel in Engadine, Sydney Australia.
It was at Charles Darwin University NT, Australia, where I was studying for my teaching qualifications, that I was privileged to be ‘trained to teach’ in the exclusive company of Outback Nurses, Prison Officers, Jackaroos, Jillaroos.
It has since been a joy to teach at Burton Manor, West Cheshire College, Altringham Art Society Manchester, and Castle Park Frodsham.
I currently run workshops at Caldy Valley Chester, Okell’s Garden Centre Studio Tarporley and Hotel Les Grande Chênes St Fargeau Burgundy, France. I demonstrate to Art groups around the region. Annually I teach at Atwell Gallery, Perth Western Australia.
I am a member of The Grosvenor Art Society, taken part in the ART BEAT trail at Chester Cathedral'.