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artist

Susan Marie Comerford, American artist. Recipient Distinguished Service award City of Roseburg, 1994. Initiator, artist mural program City of Roseburg, 1988-1997; Member Roseburg Area Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1997-2000, Beautification award 1995), Executive Club (president 1998), Portland Art Museum, Oil painters America, UMpqua Valley Arts Association.

Background

Comerford, Susan Marie was born on March 6, 1933 in Drain, Oregon, United States. Daughter of Samuel Roy and Eleanor Ruth (Crandall) Ball.

Education

Associate of Arts, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, Oregon, 1974. Bachelor, University Oregon, 1979. Master of Fine Arts, University Oregon, 1983.

Career

Artist Best Sign Company, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1962—1964, Comerford Sign Company, Las Vegas, 1964—1970. Artist, owner Comerford Studio & Gallery, Roseburg, since 1988. Teaching fellow University Oregon, Eugene, 1982-1983.

Member advisory board Umpqua Community College, 1976-1978. Member Northwest Print Council, Portland, 1982-2001, Roseburg Mural Committee, 1997-1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited works in various galleries in the Northwest.

Views

Salvation is eternal life. The salvation is an eternal living as a family in the celestial kingdom.

Membership

Initiator, artist mural program City of Roseburg, 1988-1997. Member Roseburg Area Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1997-2000, Beautification award 1995), Executive Club (president 1998), Portland Art Museum, Oil painters America, UMpqua Valley Arts Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, travel, outdoor activities, music.

Connections

Married William Brown Comerford, December 31, 1964 (deceased January 1989). Children: Anita, Kim Blodgett, Kelly Wadsworth. Married Frank Rusch, 1994.

father:
Samuel Roy Ball

mother:
Eleanor Ruth (Crandall) Ball

spouses:
William Brown Comerford

Frank Rusch

children:
Anita Comerford

Kim Blodgett Comerford

Kelly Wadsworth Comerford