A self-taught artist, Susan is a Grenadian. She grew up in Grenada, and her family is 4 generations grafted in—since 1950. For more than 30 years Susan Mains has been pursuing the mystery of the Caribbean in her painting, writing, and now mixed media works.
A self-taught artist, Susan is a Grenadian. She grew up in Grenada, and her family is four generations grafted in—since 1950. For more than 35 years Susan Mains has been pursuing the mystery of the Caribbean in her painting, writing, and now mixed media works.
Her work has been exhibited in the Caribbean, Canada, USA, Germany, Australia, China, Italy, Brasil, Spain and Colombia and India. Born in the USA in 1958. Dual Citizen, USA/Grenada. Lives and works in Grenada. Operates Susan Mains Gallery, a centre for artistic activities in Grenada. Curator and Commissioner for the Grenada Pavilion at la Biennale di Venezia.
We are always waiting for someone to come and save us: politician, preist, foreign investor. Seems that never works out. It’s time we save ourselves.
Interested in Susan's work? Email Susan Mains to schedule and appointment to see the work, or stop by the gallery Monday-Saturday between 10am and 5pm.
1987: Freedom University FLORIDA, USA M.Ed., D.Ed.,
1979: Cedarville College, OHIO, USA BA., Biology
Berean Christian Academy, Secondary, Grenada
2018: Westindian Squared, Gallery of Caribbean Art, Barbados
2017: Residency and solo show, Jodhpur India
2016: Art Medellin, Medellin, Colombia
2015: Trio Bienal, “Reverberations – Crossed Borders of Three Dimensionality”,
Instituto Europeo do Design – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil