was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and attended the
Maryland Institute College of Art. Her gift for sculpting was refined in Carrara,
Italy, where she worked with Alberto Sparapani, Maestro sculptor renown for
Italy's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Her early work delved into romantic and mythological subjects and was soon
recognized by private collectors. Susan's Promethean Radiation was presented to
Prince Charles and Princess Diana on the occasion of their wedding in 1981, and
Susan has been sculpting everything from sports legends to ballerinas ever
Best known for such monumental works as Babe's Dream, the 16-foot monument to
Babe Ruth standing in front of
at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland and the Cal Ripken, Jr. Monument, welcoming fans
to his museum in
Aberdeen, Maryland. Susan's work can be found in private, public and museum
collections throughout the world. This includes Naples Philharmonic Sculpture
Garden, the National Gallery of Bermuda, the National Baseball Hall of Fame in
Cooperstown, New York, and Oregon Ridge, the summer home for the Baltimore
Symphony Orchestra, among others.
From courthouse courtyards to gracious homes and gardens, Susan Luery's varied
works of sculpture never fail to elevate and inspire.