Susan Moore Waters

Susan Moore Waters

Born in 1823 in Binghamton, NY, Susan Moore Waters was a self-taught portrait painter. Settling in Bordentown in 1866, she changed her style to landscapes and depiction of animals. Her paintings achieved national recognition at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition. Ahead of her time, Waters was the primary supporter of her family, active in the women’s suffrage movement and as an advocate for animal rights.