On May 4, 2019, Halifax Public Libraries' volunteer sketch artist, Susan "the Sketcher" MacLeod attended the event, Why Immigrants are an Asset at Halifax Central Library. She was able to capture some of presenter, Danish immigrant Pernille Fischer Boulter's, thoughts here in the sketch below.
About Susan the Sketcher
It seems Susan MacLeod does her best listening when she’s sketching. That’s why you’ll frequently see her at any one of Halifax Public Libraries' branches, sketchbook in hand, intent on capturing in words and pictures the interesting people speaking or performing in front of her.
A proud Nova Scotian, Susan has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from NSCAD University and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction from University of King’s College.
She’s working on a humorous graphic memoir about shepherding her mother through 9 years of life in a struggling long-term care system. “Oh, the hilarious absurdities!” she says, only a tad ruefully.
We are so fortunate to have Susan share her artistic talents and general enthusiasm with the Library as our volunteer.