Suzy’s childhood dreams of dancing in Hollywood musicals had her falling in love with Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe: and then she discovered Picasso and Kahlo.
As an young adult travelling through Europe, she became enchanted with the timeless sensuality of ceramics, collage and oil paintings.
The figure dominates her work.
She creates archetypal icons that amalgamate old world majesty with contemporary charisma: think Queen Nefertiti meets Carmen Miranda: Ganesha meets Lady Gaga.
Whether working with fired clay surfaced with lustrously aged infusions, or canvas scrolls of collage and oil paint, her work simultaneously celebrates the individual and universal.
Suzy is currently working on 3 series:
"Ladies-Not-Waiting" inspired by Velasquez masterpiece "Las Meninas" (ladies in waiting)
"Madonnas" inspired by the Renaissance, including Jean Fouquet, Raphael ...
“Tsipora”, taken from her Hebrew name meaning Bird, exude an exotic earthiness living within the
Suzy’s work is exhibited, collected, and published locally and internationally.
(see video on Home & Media Page)
2021: "Ladies-Not-Waiting", Las Meninas meet Frida, Port Moody Art Centre (solo)
2020: "Tsipora", solo exhibit at Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery, JCC
2020-16: Culture Crawl and Parker Art Salon, 1000 Parker St
2019: “Malleable”, Italian Cultural Centre
2019: “Ladies-Not-Waiting”, Amelia Douglas Gallery
2019: "The Art of Splash", Arts Umbrella Auction
2019: “My D’Lovely Fever” video, It’s Liquid, Venice Italy
2019-18: Federation of Canadian Artists Summer Exhibits
2019: Art Vancouver with SSBC
2018-08: Represented by The Nevica Project , Chicago and
Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery, Ontario
2018: Salt Spring Island Ceramics Awards
2018-16: Cover story for Point Grey Living Magazine &
2018-08: Representation with "The Nevica Project", Chicago USA
Ongoing representation with Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery, London Canada
2017-09: Biannual “Mia Muse”: figurative ceramics workshop, exhibit & art/travel
to Skopelos, Greek Island paradise & Preludes to Crete, Athens, Santorini….
2014: Ceramic Slippers, commissioned for “Tap Grace Awards” celebrating excellence
within international tap community
2013: “RAW Vancouver” multimedia installation, incorporating sculpture, paintings, pottery
and tap dance community.
2012: Invitational Outsider Art exhibits in south of France & Spain
2010: Ceramic Art and Perception #80: “Return to the muses of Greece”â€¨ & #63
2009: “My DeLovely Fever” solo exhibit and Tap dance film
2008: “Motion Pitchers” – commissioned for Academy Awards swag bags