Meet the Locals – Suzy Buhle

Suzy Buhle Scenic Rim artist Suzy Buhle has a unique style which shines through all her works.

She is well-known for painting voluptuous women, but her repertoire doesn’t stop there. She was raised on a local beef property and enjoys capturing the beautiful faces of her ‘neighbours’, the Brahman cattle herd.

Suzy works from a gallery-studio in a historic building in the town of Kalbar. She loves chatting to art enthusiasts and is open to commissions. She has painted a broad range of subjects – from cherished family pets, cattle and family portraits.

Suzy’s latest exhibition Domestic Goddess opens on Saturday, August 19.

She trained at the Queensland College of Art and later lived and worked on the Gold Coast and in Sydney. Suzy returned to the Scenic Rim to raise her sons and takes inspiration from the people and scenic landscape which surrounds her.

Her work is joyful, colourful and is sought-after by her dedicated league of followers.

We caught up with Suzy to get her local’s tips for eating, drinking and walking in the Scenic Rim.

Favourite local food: Bitter Sweet Symphony ( Kalbar) Best Waldorf Salad!

Favourite Coffee: Storytree ( Boonah) relaxed/ chilled

Favourite place to visit: Can’t beat beautiful Lake Moogerah – stunning

What I love most about the Scenic Rim …  is the beauty that surrounds everywhere and the warmth and friendliness of the people.

Best View: From our verandah at home. It’s gorgeous and takes in the mountain ranges, Cunningham’s Gap and changes every day. I never tire of that view. We are so lucky we live in this part of the world.

Visit Suzy’s Studio Gallery in Edward St Kalbar, Wednesday to Saturday from 10am.