Signing up for SusieQ’s newsletter is the best way to be informed and up-to-date with events, programs, specials and shows. Use this link to read her blog, focusing on her Global TRASHformation movement – saving the world (with your support), one piece of litter at time.

SusieQ’s Global TRASHformation artwork is on display (and for sale) at Frame ‘n Art, 229A E Commercial Blvd (several blocks WEST of A1A on the north side of the street), Lauderdale by the Sea. Schedule a time to meet with the artist at this location.
Day at the Beach collaborative with SusieQ
Work on display changes from time to time.

Shown here: “A Day at the Beach,” is a Collaborative Artwork, orchestrated by SusieQ and created with the help of more than 30 people all collecting plastic found in the beach sand, as part of the Kids Ecology Corps “Saving One Little Fish at a Time” program. Mayor Jack Seiler added the first piece of litter to the work.

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Previous events:
Participate with SusieQ’s Collaborative art project at the upcoming Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick Conference.

EVENT: SEPTEMBER 9 AND 10, 2016. Broward County Convention Center. Attendees at the conference will have the opportunity to work alongside SusieQ in creating a collaborative SASSY painting.
Painters will have the option of purchasing either a small card of  completed  image or a larger poster on card-stock. Both are suitable for framing.  Anyone may elect to bid on the original collaborative, with a portion of proceeds going to the featured non-profit at the  Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick Conference event.  Be a part of the Sassy Revolution. Share your voice through the media of paint.

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(this project has ended) “All Hands on Deck” art for the people by the people. Volunteers wanted – Saturdays 10am-2pm through May 14, 2016

"All Hands on Deck" volunteers adding plastic to the artwork.
“All Hands on Deck” volunteers adding plastic to the artwork.

Project location (come & join the fun– be part of something wonderful):

2040 North Dixie Hwy, Wilton Manors, FL 33305

Equality Park, east end of the road going past the Pride Center,

next to the Art Bunker (part of ArtServe organization).

Come and meet the artist, help to transform this Cuban Refugee Boat washed up on the beach of Lauderdale by the Sea, late 2015.
Be a part of the solution. Add some cleaned plastic found on the beaches of Broward and glue to this boat.
“All Hands on Deck” boat and trailer is currently looking for a home in South Florida. If you know an organization/business/entity that would like the piece donated, please call Trash to Treasure at 888.828.8242 x 701. Ask for Casey.
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SusieQ, One Woman Art Exhibit, “From the Ground Up”, at Fort Lauderdale City Hall – April 4-28, 2016
Day at the Beach collaborative with SusieQ
Tuesday, April 5 ~ Opening Night 5:00-7:00 PM:

Come and meet the artist, view the work and be in the conversation.
Fort Lauderdale City Hall
100 N Andrews Ave.,
Ft Lauderdale FL
Free and open to the public.
Select pieces will be available for purchase – for more information ask the guard at the front desk.
Show focus: up-cycling local litter into art. “A Day at the Beach,” (pictured here) is a Collaborative Artwork.

The event was part of the larger Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep, held the second Saturday of each month. NEW Location: The beach at Las Olas Blvd, Ft Lauderdale.

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SusieQ & Notestein, “eARTh, Honoring our Garden”, Anne Kolb Nature Center, February 5, 2016
Toothbrush FlashmobShow runs through February 25. SusieQ, Mixed Media Artist, Show focus: environmental art.  “Toothbrush Flashmob”, pictured here, is a collection of over 100 toothbrushes found on the Galt Mile Beach area of Fort Lauderdale. SusieQ will be exhibiting about 15 pieces.

Nanette Notestein, nature photographer, invited SusieQ to exhibit with her at the Nature Center.  The show is free and open to the public and you’re invited to meet with the artists and view the work on opening night. Select pieces will be available for purchase.

Opening Night: Friday, February 5
Meet and Greet the artists from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Anne Kolb Nature Center
751 Sheridan St., Hollywood, FL 33019
Light refreshments provided. We graciously ask that you bring your own cup, small plate and napkin, and thank you so much for joining our efforts to create lighter footprints on our living planet.

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Broward County Cultural Arts Division logoNational Endowment for the Arts logo Northwest Progresso Flagler Heights Community Redevelopment Agency logo
Butterfly Public Art Community Project – Final Presentation
Community Solutions through Public Art (CSPA)

Wednesday, September 17, 2014   5:30-8:30 pm
Final public meeting for project – includes 4 local artist’s presentations: Valerie Amor, Sheryl Muriente, Deborah Wolford & Susan Wood
1350 E Sunrise Blvd., Ft Lauderdale FL 33304
Free and open to the public.
Light refreshments will be served.

Click here to see image of proposed public art project — “Butterfly Quilt Bench”.

Take the Short Online Survey… “Survey TWO”

Recent meetings:

Public meeting “Project Review”:
Monday, September 8, 2014   6-8pm
Samuel Delevoe Community Center
Guest Speaker for the Delevoe Civic Association public meeting
2520 NW 6th Ave
Fort Lauderdale FL 33311

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 4-6pm

Mac Fine Art Gallery
833 NE 4th Ave
Fort Lauderdale FL 33304
Wednesday, August 13, 2014   6-8pm
Mizell Cultural Center
1409 Sistrunk Blvd (NW 6th Ave)
Fort Lauderdale FL 33311
SusieQ is holding a series of public meetings to discuss Public Art for the Northwest, Progresso, Flagler Village  area. Funding for this project is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. The project will culminate in a presentation to the Broward Cultural Council on September 17, 2014. Mark your calendar. The event is open to the public.
For further information call SusieQ at 954.630.1610 or email her at SQWood(at)
To be included in the conversation, please join the “Butterfly” email list (active through September 2014). You will then be automatically notified of meetings over the next several months so you may participate in the conversation.
Butterfly project meetings:  search “butterfly” on the arts calendar

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“RedEYE REboot” at ArtServe

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Opening Reception 6-10 pm

SusieQ’s piece “Our Plastic Oceans”  Mixed media.

1350 E Sunrise Blvd, Ft Lauderdale FL 33304

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“Splash” at Broward Art Guild

June 4 through June 27, 2014,

Opening Reception Sat, June 7th, 6:30-9pm

SusieQ’s piece “Oh Say Can You See”  Mixed media.

3280 NE 32nd St. Ft Lauderdale FL 33308

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Monday June 2, 2014, 6pm

“Butterfly Public Art Community Project” discussion as part of the Rev. Samuel Delevoe Memorial Park Association public meeting.  SusieQ will be leading the discussion around the possibilities for an exciting public art project. Come join the fun and share your stories and input for what you’d like to see be developed as a fabulous public art project for the local community. “Be a part of the conversation.”

2650 NW 6th St. Ft Lauderdale
Light refreshments will be served. Meeting from 6pm to 8pm.

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Saturday April 5, 2014, 7:30pm,with a complimentary pre-concert lecture at 6:30 p.m. and a post-concert reception.

Ars Flores Young Artists Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert
Six talented winners will perform their winning solos with the Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra.
There will be a special art exhibit/sale in the lobby with works by environmental artist Susan “SusieQ” Wood, including pieces from her Mixed Media Series (utilizing discarded objects found on local land and beaches); Quantum Expression Series; and Local Landscape Series done in abstract realism.
Miniaci Performing Arts Center at Nova Southeastern University
3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Boulevard
Concert tickets are $40, $30/seniors, $15/students with ID; purchase at the door or call 954-262-5303.
Ars Flores Symphony is a mentoring symphony orchestra, with residence at Nova Southeastern University; visit

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Broward Art Guild Gallery opening “eARTh”, a juried show, Saturday April 5, 2014

SusieQ will be exhibiting Toothbrush Flashmob at this fun show featuring artwork utilizing 50% or more upcycled, repurposed and/or recycled items.  Exhibition Run Dates: April 2nd – 18th, 2014
3280 NE 32nd Street
(In the North Beach Restaurants and Shoppes Plaza)
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

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Art Sale – Walk for the Animals
Saturday April 12, 2014, 11:30am-2pm

Susie Q art exhibit sponsored by Frame ‘n Art

Frame ‘n Art
229 Commercial Blvd
Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308

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Recently completed: 2012-2013 Season at the Parker Playhouse

SusieQ (Susan Q Wood) received high honors from the Season by being awarded the “My Favorite” for her outstanding artwork. The judging took place over 7 exhibits that included a total of 450 paintings. The white ribbon represented overall 2nd place.
The Favorite pieces were:
Gems in Recycling ~ Plastic
Birds on the Wabi Sabi
In the Field of Black Eyed Susans
Plantetary Evolution and
Qwerts Hearts Connecting

Friday, January 18, 2013 through Thursday, February 14, 2013 SusieQ paintings on display as part of “Island City Art Walk” Hosting business: JUICEBLENDZ, 2248 Wilton Manors Dr, Wilton Manors FL 33305.

Artist opening night, Friday Jan 18 7-10pm.  For the duration of the show, JuiceBlendz is offering a special juice blend called the SusieQ, their number six (peach with an orange twist). Enjoy my artwork, and their food and hospitality.
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Public Art Reception, August 16, 2012 6-8pm,
Art Serve, 1350 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale FL
TRASH 2 ART 2012, Annual Art Show & Contest
Featuring unique works of  art made from “recycled stuff.”  Cash Prizes / Kids Categories, Amateur and Professional Adult

Art Exhibit from August 13 – September 4, presented by Trash to Treasure Reuse Center

BRING a handfull of rusty, run over/flattened bottle caps to the reception and hand to  SusieQ in exchange for a SusieQ art greeting card  featuring one of her bottle cap paintings.  In appreciation for your part in de-littering Broward County! Three pieces by SusieQ using small metal items de-littered from parking lots, alleyways, etc.: “BottleCAPius Litterous,”  “CAPtured in Time”  and “CAPtivating View of Fort Lauderdale”  Come support the arts and the artists, some pieces for sale.

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Friday, July 13, 2012 SusieQ artwork table display at “Women’s International Holistic Conference, Suits, Stilettos, Lipstick and The Balancing Act” charity luncheon

Suits, Stilettos, Lipstick and The Balancing Act, a movement for better health, more wealth and a happier life.
9am-6pm, The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Portion of proceeds donated to Big Mama’s Team of Life
Info and Reservations: or call 954.903.9426
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Thursday, July 12, 2012

SusieQ eco-artwork table display at “Green Couture”, Designers for a Cause

Annual Fashion Show, featuring Franovik Designs’ Eco Friendly Fall Collection
6pm-9:30pm, The Signature Grand, Broward County
Tickets on sale: or call 954.704.0088
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Saturday, May 12, 2012 SusieQ co-creating art at “Earth Day Celebration”

10am-5pm, Hugh Birch State Park, Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Friday, Sept. 16 to Sunday, Sept 18, 2011

4th Annual Women’s Prosperity Network’s Un-Conference & Expo Featuring Jack Canfield

Visit SusieQ’s Art vendor table. She will be available to custom paint for you (half hour+ increments). On display & for sale: Greeting Cards (featuring her famous artwork), original artwork and giclees (reproductions).

Marriott Hotel, West Palm Beach

1001 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach FL 33401 CONTACT:  Michelle or Susan at 954-370-1176 or 800-928-6928

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SusieQ painting live at the Mall

Coral Ridge Mall  Saturday, July 23 10am-9pm and Sunday, July 24 noon-6pm NE corner of US1 & Oakland Park Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308
for more info
(sponsored by the SE Florda Chamber of Commerce) : 561.245.8985
to volunteer with the artist: 954.630.1610
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Group show with artwork of SusieQ

“In the Company of Women” 7-11pm
Art Opening – An Evening to meet with the artist(s)
Wine and Cheese
Gallery 101 3350 NE 33rd Street Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308 pho: 954.882.1861

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