Meet members Sue and Isaac Osin! You might recognize Isacc’s pour from exhibition openings or perhaps Sue during a Member Artist Open Studio on Friday morning. Get to know the couple by learning how they got involved with the Alliance and what they can’t leave the GreenMarket without.
How did you become involved with the Alliance?
Sue – Through the second person I met after moving to Ft. Myers. She realized I really needed lessons in painting and letting my imagination go. It was a trauma at first but I love it.
Isaac – My wife got me involved with her paintings and our neighbor Krista suggested I serve as bartender at the opening receptions and it’s been a labor of love ever since.
What is your favorite part about being a member of the Alliance?
Sue – Being able to paint in a non-judgmental setting with warm and wonderful people, with lots of sunlight.
Isaac – Being inspired by all the creative artists attending the opening receptions.
Favorite Author, playwright or movie:
Sue – Philip Kerr. I am a WWI – WWII history buff and his novels recreate this time period in Germany and Europe – with political and detective drama.
Isaac – E = mc2 A Biography of the World’s Most Famous Equation by David Bodanis
What’s the most beautiful place you’ve seen?
Sue – Western Province of Cuba. Besides being beautiful it brings one back in time of horse-drawn carts and clean air.
Isaac – Driving through the great expanse of white snow at nightfall in Norway, then seeing a glare of light transforming into the northern lights throughout the skies!
“I can’t leave the Green Market without buying?”
“The play’s the thing” and my favorite Alliance play production is:
Sue – Gidion’s Knot by Johnna Adams
Isaac – August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
If you want to buy me a gift choose a work from this local Alliance member:
Sue – Gordon Warren
Isaac – Bonnie Bohn