Suzanne is a freelance project manager, curator and consultant based in Bath who specialises in developing and delivering art projects in the public realm ranging from one-off events to permanent visual art commissions.
She is currently working on projects across the South West and works closely with universities, housing associations, developers, landscape architects, arts organisations, local authorities and local communities. She is a board member for ixia the national public art think tank for England. In 2018-19 Suzanne also taught at Bath Spa University on the BA (Hons) History of Art and Design course, leading the Self Directed Project module.
Past projects include Edith & Hans by Sarah Staton (a project managed by Suzanne on behalf of Field Art Projects); a programme of work by Tania Kovats and Anne-Marie Culhane in Exeter created in response to the river and flood defence improvements; Spaceplates Greenhouse, a commission by Danish artists N55 in collaboration with architect Anne Romme (managed on behalf of Ginkgo Projects) and an Arts Council England funded programme of small commissions in Totnes, Devon which she developed, fundraised for and project managed.
Suzanne has worked in both the public and private sectors, as a project manager on a freelance basis for art consultancy Ginkgo Projects , Field Art Projects and arts in healthcare specialist Willis Newson.
Between 2005 and 2010 Suzanne worked in Arts Development and as a Public Art Officer, managing cultural projects for local authorities in Cumbria and Lancashire. She has been based in the South West since 2010 and has subsequently worked on projects in Bristol, Bath, Devon, Somerset, London and South Gloucestershire.
Suzanne previously delivered press and marketing for an independent visual arts trust in Cumbria that runs Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Blackwell, the Arts & Crafts House and the Museum of Lakeland Life. She studied History of Art at Cambridge University, before moving to Cumbria to work for the Wordsworth Trust.