Curator and mentor. Susanna has wide-reaching experience of working with artists and designers to deliver site-specific projects, commissions and exhibitions in Scotland and beyond.
In 2018 Susanna launched Design Exhibition Scotland, a pioneering project championing design excellence and exploration with the expressed wish to raise the visibility of contemporary designers working in Scotland.
An energetic thinker and innovator, Susanna is passionate about advocacy, reaching a wide public audience and supporting the resolutely contemporary. She was the founder director of doggerfisher Edinburgh (2000-2010) the celebrated contemporary gallery, where she championed the early careers of many now critically acclaimed artists.
Previous positions include director of Frith Street Gallery, London; guest curator at Jupiter Artland; acting director Outset Scotland and mentor to the Fleming-Wyfold Foundation. In 2016 she co-curated with Amanda Game NL20 commissions to celebrate the 20th anniversary of North Lands Creative Glass, working with the artist designer maker, Geoffrey Mann, on a site specific installation for Dovecot, Edinburgh.
For her selection Susanna has chosen the work of Product Design Engineering students Catriona Brown, and Alex Duff.