Artist Statement

Giant orange and magenta lily pads, each 16-20 feet in diameter, are made from recycled plastic hubcaps. These hubcap lily pads float on the surface of a shallow pond, anchored to the bottom in patterns of concentric circles. The sculpture points out how ordinary disposable objects can create an exciting new artwork.

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Artist Bio

Susan Champeny graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art in Fine Arts, with a major in Printmaking. She quickly found employment as a graphic designer, and worked in the field of commercial art for 20 years. While working in the corporate world, she continued to paint and create fine art. In 2006, she changed careers and is now a Fine Artist, painting full-time. Her business plan is based on three principles: have fun, create, and travel.