Susan Henningsen is active/lives in Arizona. Susan Henningsen is known for sculptor-portrait and figure.
Biography Susan Henningsen
A graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Arizona State University, Susan Henningsen became a sculptor of realistic depictions of figures and portraits. Her most well known work is a larger-than-life size portrait (nine feet high, one-thousand pounds) of Sandra Day O'Connor, United States Supreme Court Justice, for the Maricopa County Courthouse in Phoenix, Arizona.
The work, taking 18 months, was completed in September, 2002. Of this piece, Henningsen said: "I wanted her to be judicial--she's a national treasure-- and I wanted her to be warm, welcoming, and encouraging." And of her sculpture generally she said: "It has to bring you joy. I always tell my little students that 'can't' isn't spoken in the c
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