Susan Leggitt began her life as an artist as soon as she could hold a crayon. Being artistic
her entire life, she creatively propelled herself through school, which led her to a successful
career as a graphic designer and art director.
Her other career as a fine artist began to re-emerge several years ago when she began to
study under Frank Bruckmann. Then under Alex McFarlane and Dean Fisher at the Silvermine
School of Art and William McCarthy. Her yearly painting retreats to Maine feed her love of the
A native of Connecticut and Norwalk resident, Susan is a member of Firing Circuits Artists in
Norwalk, and has been active in many regional arts and community organizations, including
serving as the president of the Rowayton Arts Center. She has recently been juried into the
Silvermine Guild of Artists as well as the Westport Artist Collective. She has accumulated
many awards for her artwork, including the Sydney and Arthur Eder Foundation Award, from
the New Haven Paint & Clay Annual Exhibition and most recently, Best in Show at the 2018
Artshow: Bedford, judged by Peter MacGill of Pace/MacGill Gallery in NYC and Darsie
Alexander, executive director of the Katonah Museum of Art. She has been represented by
the Watershed Gallery in Ridgefield, Connecticut and has exhibited widely throughout Fairfield
County, including several solo shows.