Artist Sue Tatem - Biography

Color Me, Maroon Bells, SALBT
Sue Tatem was Biology Professor for 22 years at Temple University in Philadelphia and has
published four science books under the name Sue Binkley. She lives in the Gant in Aspen.
Since 1997 Sue has been sketching and painting outdoors in the Roaring Fork Valley in
summer and winter. She paints plein-air acrylics in the studio of the great out of doors
in Colorado, Utah, Lahaina, and the Jersey Shore. Indoors she paints watercolors of
vegetables and critters.
Sue Tatem’s work was displayed in juried art shows in Woodmere (PA), in shows in Colorado
(Louisville , State Fair in Pueblo, Boulder, Glenwood Five Rivers), and Roswell (NM).
Her paintings appeared in the Roaring Fork Biennials at the Aspen Art Museum, Glenwood Arts
Festival, Glenwood Center for the Arts, the Red Brick Art Center, and one-artist shows
( Pitkin Library, Pitkin Senior Center, US Bank, John Glossa Jewelry Store ). It was sold
annually in the RMPBS auction and appeared twice in the Names and Numbers phone books
and is on display in the Valley View Hospital Medical Office Building in Silt.
Her paintings were in the offices of the Lt. Governors of PA and Colorado, in the Aspen Artists Coop at
the Highlands Base, and in the Red Brick Auction.
She participated in plein air paintouts in Moab and judged a plein air paintout.
She illustrated two children’s books: A Thousand Eyes for the Wildize Foundation and The Reluctant Racehorse by Kyra Knoll.
Her art appears in The Michener Companion and in Michelangelo: Faces and Anatomy in his Art.
An exhibition is in Gant G205.
Sue Binkley Tatem, Ph.D. (SALBT is all of Sue’s initials)
PO Box 12373, Aspen, CO 81612
Painting thumbnails
Michelange​lo: Faces and Anatomy in Art by Sue Tatem



Michelangelo: Faces and Anatomy in his Art

Youtube video by Dennis Pelliccia

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