IN THE NEWS
2017: Coming Soon
2016: Sue is 1 of 13 winners in the Southwest Art Magazine's
Creative Excellence Competition for her
colored pencil work On the Edge Grevys Zebra.
2016: Sues painting Safety in Numbers
is selected for the prestigious Society of Animal Artists 56th
Annual Exhibition Art and the Animal.
2016: Sue had 2 paintings take awards in the Artists Magazine
Competition. Snow Fall received an
Honorable Mention and Amur a Finalist award.
2015: Sue is spending 2015 in the studio happily creating
inventory for next year.
2014 Dec: "Nature Holds
No Promises" is awarded an Honorable Mention in the Artists'
Magazine Annual Art Competition.
2014 Dec: Sue is 1 of 13 winners
of Southwest Art Magazine's Creative Excellence Competition for
her painting "Snow Storm".
2014 Sep: Sue is one of 92
artists worldwide selected for the "Birds In Art" exhibition
at the Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin.
2014 Aug: Sue's painting "Nature
Holds No Promises" receives the Society of Animal Artists
Award of Excellence "for the highest standard of artistic
achievement in the field of animal art."
2014 Aug: Sue's painting "Nature
Holds No Promises" is selected for the prestigious Society
of Animal Artists 54th Annual Exhibition "Art and the Animal".
2014 June: "Zebra Longwing"
is selected for the Bennington Center for the Arts Small Works
Show in Bennington, Vermont.
2013 Dec: "Snow Storm
wins 3rd place honors in the Jack Richeson 75 exhibit "Animals
2013 Nov: "Snow Storm"
wins the Award of Excellence at the exhibition "Pastels
Chicago" sponsored by the Chicago Pastel Painters.
2013 Oct: 2013 "Under
the Desert Sun" wins 1st place in the Pastel Journals annual
competition "Pastel 100".
2013 Sept: 2013 "Snow
Storm" is accepted into the exhibition "Pastels Chicago".
2013 Aug: 2013 Sue is selected
as a finalist in Southwest Magazine's Artistic Excellence Competition.
2013 July: Cherry Invitational
Online Pastel Classic.
2013 June: Sue's painting
"SnowStorm" is is chosen as a finalist for the Artist's
Magazine's 30th Annual Competition.
2013 May: "Watching Me
Watching You" selected for the Society of Animal Artists
53rd Annual Exhibition, Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington,
2013 April: "Watching
You Watching Me" selected as a finalist in the International
Artist's Magazine Wildlife Challenge.
2013 March: Sue's painting
"Under the Desert Sun" is selected for Bennington's
"Art of the Animal XVIII", Bennington Center for the
Arts, Bennington, VT.
2012 Nov: Sue is elected as
an associate member of Women Artist's of the West.
2012 Aug: Sue is selected
as Artist of the month for the April 2013 edition of the Artist's
2012 July: Two of Sue's paintings,
"Curious by Nature" and "Watching Me Watching
You", are selected for the Kentucky National Wildlife Exhibition.
2012 June: Sue's Painting
"Under the Desert Sun" is chosen as a finalist in the
Artist Magazine's 29th Annual Competition.
2012 May: "Royal Family"
selected for Bennington "Art of the Animal XVII", Bennington
2012 May: Sue is chosen as
a finalist in the ARC (Art Renewal Center) Salon Show in New
York City, NY.
2012 May: "Under the
Desert Sun", "Reflections of a Wolf", and "Splash"
have been chosen as finalists in the Richeson 75 Pastel Competition.
"Locked and Loaded" chosen as a Meritorious Entry.
2012 April : "Under the
Desert Sun" selected for the Society of Animals Artists
52nd Annual Exhibition, Hiram Blauvelt Museum, NJ.
2012 April: Sue is honored
with Signature Membership Status in the Society of Animal Artists.
2012 March "Reflections
of a Wolf" and "Locked and Loaded" chosen for
the prestigious Pastel 100. "Reflections of a Wolf"
receives 5th place award and "Locked and Loaded" receives
Honorable Mention. Paintings appear in the March/April edition
of the Pastel Journal.
2011 Nov. Splash
chosen Western Museum Tour Society of Animal Artists 51st Members
Exhibition, The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO, Dunnegan Museum
of Art, Bolivar, MO, and Milwaukee Museum, Milwaukee, WI.
2011 Oct. Best In Wildlife
Award Locked and Loaded International Guild of Realism
International Exhibition Sage Creek Gallery Santa Fe, NM.
2011 Oct. Publication Best
of Worldwide Wildlife Artists includes Towing the Line,
Being Cheetah, On the Waterfront, and
Splash by Sue Gombus.
2011 Sept. Art De Triumph
Award Royal Family Chicago Pastel Painters Third
Biennial National Juried Exhibition Oak Brook, IL.
2011 July Reflections
of a Wolf accepted to Artist For Conservation Exhibition
at Grouse Mountain, British Columbia.
2011 June Locked and
Loaded accepted into International Guild of Realism Annual
Juried Exhibition Sage Creek Gallery Santa Fe, NM
2011 June Great Expectations
accepted into Pastel Society of America Annual Juried Exhibition
National Gallery, Salmagundi Club, New York City, NY.
2011 April Splash
selected Society of Animal Artists 51st Juried Members Exhibition
Traverse City, MI.
2011 Mar. Reflections
of a Wolf accepted into Art of the Animal Kingdom
Bennington Center for the Arts Bennington, VT.
2011 Feb. Reflections
of a Wolf accepted into the Gallery of the Commons exhibition
Wildlife Art Journal.
2011 Feb. Honorable Mention
awarded to Locked and Loaded 24th International Exhibition
on Animals in Art Louisiana State University Veterinary
Science Baton Rouge, LA.
2010 Nov. Juried into International
Guild of Realism Scottsdale, AZ.
2010 Oct. Honorable Mention
awarded to Locked and Loaded Pastel Society of North
Florida Gainesville, FL.
2010 Sept. Splash
chosen as Finalist in 21 over 31 Competition Southwest Art Magazine
2010 July Sue Gombus receives
Lily Fellowship to Tanzania, Africa for Zoofari project
2010 June Splash
chosen as Finalist Artists Magazine 27th Annual Competition.
2010 June Locked and
Loaded, and Splash selected Top 15% Jurys
Favorite Bold Brush Competition.
2010 May High Roller
selected for Pastel Society of Americas 38th Annual Exhibition
New York City, NY.
2010 Apr. North Colorado Pastel
Society Award given to On the Waterfront Northern
Colorado Artists Association Juried Exhibition Fort Collins,
2010 Apr. Splash
accepted into the Gallery of the Commons exhibition Wildlife
2010 Apr. Juried membership
Society of Animal Artists New York City, NY.
2009 Oct. A Womans
Point of View Exhibition 5 female artists Chesterton Art
Gallery Chesterton, IN.