Susan McCarty is an accomplished equestrian, as well as an award-winning artist. Her experience in the horse world has given her the opportunity to meet with several successful race and show horses. This focus continues in her art and education.
Winning a Fellowship in Art, "The New York Studio Program" brought on intensified focus to her art. An already diverse education from UCLA and Kendall College of Art and Design expanded to include Parson's, School of Visual Arts, Art Student League, and several incredible NY artist's studios.
Awards include Honorable Mention, Society of Illustrator's juried show, First Place Deland Museum, invited exhibitor, Westchester Arts "The Horse", Exhibiting artist; Aiken Center for the Arts, Orange Coast College, Woodside Gallery, Ford Plantation and other awards in art and advertising.
Her art has appeared on the covers of many national equine publications. Commissioned for the Ocala HITS cover 2013. Susan also contributes to numerous charities and organizations, of which the Saratoga Warhorse tops her heart list.