Susan Edison

Susan Edison, moved from Ohio to Dallas, Texas in 1981, where she opened her own Illustration studio for over 30 years. Before that, she was art director of WKRC-TV(ABC) News in Cincinnati, where her court sketches appeared repeatedly on ABC Network shows like ABC World News Tonight, 20-20, and Good Morning America.
Over the years Susan won numerous awards as an illustrator.
She has done everything from childrens' books, gardening and cook books,
advertising brochures, catalogues and ads, portraiture, collector plates, to
fashion illustration. Some clients have included Macmillan, Harcourt Brace,
Simon & Schuster, JCPenney, FedEX/RPS, Visa, Pier 1, TGI Fridays, World
Trade Center, Mary Kay, and Neiman Marcus.
In 2001 Susan created her own line of cowgirls and western art, under the
company name Diamond M Ranch Designs. Painting in acrylic glazes, she
moved bold color with energy in a stylized realism. Plum Sassy Cowgirls, a
tribute to the spirited and tough cowgirl, has been displayed in the National
Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame and the Montana Historical Society Magazine
cover. She was also honored to be the official artist for the Women's National Finals Rodeo. Susan's cowgirls have graced the cover of Cowboys & Indians' W&E cover, as well as being featured in Western Horseman. She is the exclusive fashion illustrator for famed western designer Patricia Wolf. Susan was also commissioned as the official artist for the 2011 Road to The Horse painting.
Most recently, Susan began a new career as a gallery painter. She now paints in oil, her subjects ranging from working cowgirls, to horses, donkeys, buffalo’s, and hummingbirds. In 2013 her painting, “Dallied Up” was commissioned by the Women’s Professional Rodo Association for their 65 year commerative anniversary poster. She is currently represented by The Adobe Western Art
Gallery in Fort Worth and Huey’s Fine Art in Santa Fe. In 1992 she and her British husband started the Diamond M Ranch & Cattle Co. It's now home to a cow/calf Angus & Brangus operation, as well as breeding working ranch Quarter Horses, standing their stud Strait Silver Badge. Susan currently works out of her log home studio along with her 5 dogs on their 2400 acre ranch 70 miles north of Dallas/Ft. Worth.Email Susan at susan@sassycowgirls.com


Original Art

Original art is available by coming in or inquiring by calling 817-624-4242.



"Ranch Girl"

Original 16" x 20" Oil & acrylic on canvas

"Roxy"

Original 16" x 20" oil on board

"Otis"

Original 16" x 20" oil on board

"Amanda"

Original 36" x 36" oil on canvas

"Peek-A-Boo"

Original 12" x 16" Acrylic on canvas

"Struttin'"

Original 16" x 16" Acrylic on canvas

"Comfort"

Original 16" x 20" Oil on board


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"Amanda"

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"Annie's Stop"

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"Cleo"

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"Dallied Up"

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"Donk-O-Lena"

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"Five Horses"

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"Lacy"

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"Native Sunset"

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"Otis"

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"Ranch Girl"

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"Roxy"

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"The Apple of Her Eye"

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"WPRA Commemorative Anniversary Poster"
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"Double Adoration"

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"Yucca Delight"

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"Peek-a-Boo"

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"Struttin'"

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"Lilly"

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"Chewy"

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"Comfort"

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"Grounded"

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"Leroy"

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"Cowdogs"

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