|Sueann Bettison Sher at work in the studio
Mosaic artist Sueann Bettison Sher
has been focused on the arts her entire life. She began in her
youth as a weaver and a ceramicist,
and brings the love of color and form developed during these years
to her calling as a mosaic artist.
She became involved with mosaics when her husband, a publisher of fine jazz music books, needed a mosaic treble clef to be photographed for the cover of one of his books and asked her if she could make one. As she created the piece, she realized instantly that she was a mosaic artist. Her style is meticulous and combines a contemporary aesthetic with an Old World charm. Sueann's artworks are crafted from carefully cut pieces of china, arranged painstakingly to create a beautiful new design from something broken or old.
Since finding her dream, Sueann founded Cocci & Idee, (coh-chee and ee-day) a business that brings forward the fine art of pique assiette mosaic work through her custom art and through her hands-on workshops taught from her North Bay mosaic studio.
Sueann has shown her work in a number of San Francisco Bay Area venues, including Sonoma County
Art Trails, the Marin Art Festival and the San Francisco
Art and Garden Show. She is a member of the Society of American
Mosaic Artists and lives and works in Petaluma, California with her wonderful husband, son and daughter.
Steven Yeager Photography Studio
1130 Industrial Ave.
Petaluma, Ca. 94953