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About Sue

Sue in sunglasses
Bio: Born in Yorkshire and raised in Newcastle upon Tyne, where I lived until 2001. I trained at Newcastle Polytechnic in Creative Arts and followed up with a Masters Degree at Durham University.

As a visual artist I have pursued my career in the Arts through a many-and-varied approach. Originally a ceramicist, I ran a studio at Cluny Warehouse in Byker making fine art sculpture and hand-built domestic ware. At that time I also worked as a creative therapist, using clay as my chosen medium, enabling my clients to explore and develop themselves through creative work.

Since giving up 3D work in the mid-nineties I have returned to painting and it’s many attendant 2D art forms - pastel, acrylic, watercolour, photography, collage and lino printing.

I welcome commissions whatever the format. There is something very appealing to me about collaboration - putting my interpretation into an idea and enabling someone to see their mind’s eye image brought to form. You can use the link on this website to contact me.

Past exhibitions: Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries; Threave Gardens, National Trust for Scotland, Castle Douglas; Hullabaloo, Dumfries; Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax: The Station Yard, Alnwick; Thornthwaite Gallery, Keswick; Tullie House, Carlisle; Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead.