Suzanne Demarest was born in 1900 in the United States. She studied in Nice and Cannes Southern France, as well as at the Royal Academy in England. Demarest lived and painted as well in France. She died in 1985. Demarest was known for her charming intimate figurative scenes portraying life in the North East. She was profoundly active, picking up her subjects from the beaches, parks, restaurants, cities, seasides, and much more. Under acknowledged as one of America's most active plein air artists, Demarest achieved excellence in her career, producing 100's of breathtaking works, now in many private collections and museums around the world.