Suzanne Gauthier was born in Manitoba, studied and taught at the University of Manitoba (BFA Honours 1969). She moved to Toronto in 1979 and to Montreal in the mid 1980’s, where she participated in a number of exhibitions and visiting artist programs. In 1989 she relocated to Halifax to teach full time at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.
The recipient of several Canada Council grants, as well as grant awards from the provinces of Manitoba, Quebec, Ontario and Nova Scotia, she has also been a member of the selection jury for the Canada Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council and Arts Nova Scotia.
Her work has been exhibited in group and solo shows throughout Canada and is represented in public collections in Canada and the U.S.A book of her drawings, “Fox River Diaries”,was published by Ink, Inc. in 2006. In 2007 she participated in the exhibition “The Ulsan/Halifax Project” taking place in Ulsan, Korea, and in 2012 her work was included in an exhibition in Glasgow, Scotland. In 2015 she received the Established Artist Recognition Award from Arts Nova Scotia.
Suzanne has been a supporter of Art Lab from our beginning.. She lives part time in Fox River and this is her second solo show in our Community Gallery. So please drop by for a social moment with the artist on Saturday at 4 pm.