About Sue Cervenka

My inspiration is the land and all kinds of flowers. I paint in oils or in acrylics, often from life or from experience and imagination. I am a contemporary artist following a traditional path.


Saatchi Art



AA Graphic Design/Commercial Art

BS Business

Solo and Duo Exhibitions

  • Initial Point Gallery, Two Woman Show, December 2013
  • Nampa Civic Center, solo, 2010
  • Art on the Creek Gallery featured artist 2010

Juried Exhibitions

  • Nampa Art Guild Juried Show, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Celebrate Art!, Meridian, Idaho, 2011
  • We ART Women, 2009

Group Exhibitions

  • Nampa Art Guild Member Show, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Integrated Medical Arts Center, Nampa Art Guild, 2010
  • Western Idaho Fair, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014
  • Gaia Gallery, Eagle, Idaho, 2010-2011
  • Art at the Creek Gallery, 2009-2010
  • RED, Nampa Civic Center, April 2011
  • Nampa Civic Center Winter Art Show, 2009
  • Wendy Powell Law Office, Centennial Art Group, 2009, 2010
  • Second Street Deli, Nampa Art Guild, 2009, 2010, 2012
  • Boise Senior Center, Centennial Art Group, 2008, 2009, 2010


  • Golden Eagle Audubon Auction, 2010
  • Medical Fundraiser Auction, 2010

Fairs and Festivals

  • Art and Roses, Boise, 2009, 2010
  • Savor the Arts, Nampa Civic Center, 2010

Workshops Taught

  • Presentations, Centennial Art Group, 2009-2012, 2016
  • Still Life in Oils and Acrylics, Nampa Art Guild, 2009


  • Third Place Professional Landscape/Autumn Bound/Nampa Art Guild Membership Show 2014/Juror William Gardoski
  • Judge’s Choice/Spring Stream/Centennial 27 Juried Show 2012/Nampa Art Guild/Juror Paula Johnston Ness
  • Second Place Transportation /Seen Better Days/Western Idaho Fair 2012/Jurors Randall Brown and Laura Asahara
  • Second Place Still Life/Flowers in a Gold Vase/Western Idaho Fair 2012/Jurors Randall Brown and Laura Asahara
  • Honorable Mention/Spring Stream/Western Idaho Fair 2012/Jurors Randall Brown and Laura Asahara
  • First Place Landscape/Picking Lavender/Nampa Art Guild Membership Show 2012/Juror Paula Johnston Ness
  • Merit Award /Cosmos on a Round Table/Nampa Art Guild Juried Show 2011/Jurors Randall Brown and Terri Thickstun
  • Judge’s Choice /Paradise Found/Nampa Art Guild Membership Show 2011/Judge John Taye
  • Best Acrylic /Twilight/Western Idaho Fair 2010/Jurors Gaye Hoopes and John Taye
  • First Place Transportation Professional/Twilight/Western Idaho Fair 2010/Jurors Gaye Hoopes and John Taye
  • Third Place. Portrait, Professional /Lavender’s Blue/Western Idaho Fair, 2010/Jurors Gaye Hoopes and John Taye
  • Honorable Mention, Still Life, Professional /Tea Kettle with Garden Flowers/Western Idaho Fair 2010/Jurors Gaye Hoopes and John Taye
  • Best of Show /Country Comfort/Nampa Art Guild Juried Show, 2009/Juror Carl Goodwin
  • Best Painting Professional /Sitting Pretty/Western Idaho Fair, 2009
  • Honorable Mention Contemporary and Abstract/Glint/Western Idaho Fair, 2009
  • Second Place Advanced Floral /Unrequited Love/Nampa Art Guild Membership Show 2009/Juror Frank Tuning
  • Floral Award /Morning Light/Nampa Art Guild Juried Show 2008