Susan Beebe

I was born in Hartford, Connecticut, and grew up in Windsor, near the Farmington and Connecticut Rivers.  I had already decided to be an artist by age five, according to my mother.  Drawing, reading, making things, building with blocks, and playing and exploring in the woods were all part of becoming an artist and naturalist.…

Jonathan Frost

artist · printmaker · custom framer Upon graduating from Dartmouth in philosophy, Jonathan Frost declared, “I’m going to be an artist.” Despite a predilection for and early training in art, he had no idea how to go about making a living as an artist. Through years of work in mental health, carpentry, and adult literacy,…

gouache on paper

Barbara Beebe

The past thirteen years since I moved to Friendship Long Island have been the most creative years of my life. The beauty, simplicity of life, isolation, independence, and self-reliance make me create. My daughter, Susan, and I have restored an old house, planted gardens, created toy theaters with costumes and sets, written plays and set…