Susan Brooks Heading

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2008 Award of Excellence – CPSA 16th International, Seattle, WA
2008 5 Year Merit Recipient – CPSA 16th International, Seattle WA
2005 Artistic Achievement - VAA 23rd Annual Members Shows, Houston TX
2002 Honorable Mention – Urban Edges VI, Barrington IL
2001 Best in Show – Beyond the Conventional, Barrington IL
1999 Honorable Mention – Paint Out in Rising Sun, IN
1998 Signature Status: CPSA 6th International, Arlington, VA
1997 Honorable Mention – Thunder & Lighting, Salisbury, MD
1997 Award of Excellence – Art Around Us, Barrington IL
1995 Award of Excellence – Crayon du Coleur, Barrington, IL

2008 CPSA 16th International, Washington Convention Center, Seattle, WA
2007 VAA 25th Members Juried Exhibition, Houston, TX
2006 CPSA Signature Showcase, Cornell Museum, Del Ray Beach, FL
2005 National Drawing Exhibit, SCAL, Santa Cruz, CA
2005 VAA 23rd Members Juried Exhibition, Houston, TX
2005 New Texas Talent, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX
2005 National Juried Exhibition, Plano Art Centre, Dallas, TX
2004 Allied Artists, 91st National, National Arts Club, NY, NY
2004 River East Invitational, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
2003 10th Anniversary Invitational Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL
2003 Group Exhibition The Cloister Gallery, Houston, TX
2003 Explore This! 2 Court House Gallery, Stuart, FL
2002 The American Landscape, SCAL, Santa Cruz, CA
2002 Drawing From Perception 4th Biannual Wright State University, Dayton OH
2002 5th National Exhibition Charlotte County Art Guild, Punta Gorda FL
2002 Urban Edges VI BAAC Gallery Barrington IL
2001 Urban Edges V BAAC Gallery Barrington IL
2001 Explore This! 1 West Bend Fine Art Museum West Bend WI
2001 Beyond the Conventional BAAC Gallery Barrington, IL
2001 Recent Works CLC Gallery, Grayslake, IL
2001 Allied Artists, 88th National National Arts Club, New York City, NY
2000 CPSA Exhibition Hinsdale Center for the Arts, Hinsdale IL
2000 Art Around Us BAAC Gallery, Barrington IL
2000 Recent Works CLC Gallery, Grayslake, IL
2000 CPSA 8th International Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham MI
1999 Plano Art Assoc. National Juried Exhibition, Plano TX
1999 Recent Works CLC Gallery, Grayslake, IL
1998 Nat’l Colored Pencil Exhibition Corvallis Arts Center, Corvallis OR
1998 Texas Neighbors Irving Arts Center, Irving TX
1998 CPSA 6th International Ellipse Gallery, Arlington VA
1997 Art Around Us BAAC Gallery, Barrington, IL
1997 Midwest Color, BBAA Gallery, Birmingham MI
1997 Thunder & Lightening by Art Calendar, Salisbury State, Salisbury, MD
1997 CPSA 5th International, Palette & Chisel, Chicago IL
1996 Art Around US, BAAC Gallery, Barrington, IL
1996 46th Quad-State, Quincy Art Center, Quincy IL
1996 19th Open Non-Member Juried Salmagundi Club, NY, NY
1996 CPSA Members David Adler Cultural Center, Libertyville IL
1995 CPSA 3rd International Art at the Powerhouse, Cleveland OH

2004 Eastman Gallery, Houston, TX
2003 FourSight Clair Smith Gallery, Barrington IL
2003 Personal Vistas BAAC Gallery, Barrington IL
2001 Visionaries- Portals Ltd. Gallery, Chicago IL
2000 & 1999 Fathom Solutions Chicago, IL
1999 Earth Forms & Other Soulful Elements Center for the Arts, Irving, TX

2008 The Colored Pencil Artist’s Drawing Bible by Jane Strother, Chartwell Books Inc.
2005 March, The Artist’s Magazine by Sandra Carpenter
2003 Colored Pencil Explorations North Light Publishers
2001 Cover of North Light Magazine
2001 Ohio State University Alumni Magazine, Feature Article
1999 Best of Colored Pencil V Rockport Publishers
1998 Floral Inspirations, Rockport Publishers
1998 Frisco Style Magazine, Feature Article
1997 Capturing Flowers w/ Colored Pencil - Featured Artist, North Light Publishers
1996 Best of Colored Pencil III, Rockport Publishers
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