Sue Halstenberg | American symbolist visionar painter
Sue Halstenberg's paintings are vibrant portraits of love, beauty and healing energies. Her artwork is in Dr. Doreen Virtue’s oracle cards & is also reproduced as stitchery kits, pillows and tapestries. Sue's art studio is in Ojai CA. Sue Halstenberg began her career working as a fashion illustrator for the Southern California department stores. A few years later she started her own business, accepting commissions for portrait and figure paintings in pastel and acrylic. One of Sue's paintings, “Victoria,” was featured on the cover of American Artist Magazine and the Pastel Society of America, in New York City, juried her into their national association as a “Signature Member”. Well-known author Dr. Doreen Virtue asked Sue to paint five original pieces for the Goddess Guidance Oracle Cards in 2003. A dozen of Sue’s paintings have been included in Dr. Virtue’s Hay House projects. Sue’s original pastel of “Lakshmi” is in the collection of Dr. Virtue and now hangs in the healing room at her home. Sue paints and teaches classes at her art studio in the beautiful Ojai Valley of California. Her original artwork is on display in Ojai at Soul Centered and Janis’ Art Gallery, and in Ventura at Things From Heaven. Sue hold s a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in illustration from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.