Biography

Susannah Montague received her BFA from Emily Carr University of Art and Design in the sculpture department. She also attended the Ontario University of Art and Design where she specialized in figurative work and anatomy and studied at the Vancouver Film School.

In 1996 the BC Ceramic Gallery recognized Susannah as the Top Emerging Ceramic Artist in British Columbia and awarded her studio space for the year

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Susannah developed her sculptural work and exhibited and sold her work in Vancouver and Los Angeles. Susannah was also involved in many Interior Design and Art Installations for major night clubs  and restaurants in Vancouver.

In 1999 Susannah was selected as one of 30 founding artists for the C.O.R.E. Artist Live Work Studios in Vancouver, BC and she made this her home and studio for 10 years. 

In 2003 Susannah studied set design at the vancouver film school

Susannah became a member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E.) where she worked in the departments of Sculpture, Props, Set Decoration and Art Department. Susannah gained an extensive knowledge of sculptural techniques, mold making, body casting and gained extensive experience with various materials during her years in film.

In 2005 Susannah was awarded a Canada Council Grant. The grant was an honour that allowed her to delve into a series of ceramic sculptures representing blastocysts and the first 5 days after human conception.

Susannah completed an Artist In Residence program with Bowen Island School in 2016

Susannah exhibits extensively in Canada and the United States

Recent Exhibition History:

Sea to Sky Arts Council, Group Exhibition featuring the art of visual artists across the Sea to Sky corridor, Summer 2016

Bowen Island Art Gallery,  Bowen Island, Canada, Solo Exhibition, “Out of My Head”, March 04-26, 2017.

Seymour Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, Solo Exhibition “Of Things I Can’t Unthink”, March 2018

Elissa Cristall Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, Solo Exhibition “Of Things I Can’t Unthink” June 2018

Seattle Art Fair, CenturyLink Event Centre, Seattle USA, August 2018

NewZones Art Gallery, Calgary Canada, Group Exhibition, December 2018 

Madrona Art Gallery, Victoria Canada, Group Exhibition, December 2018

Elissa Cristall Art Gallery, Vancouver Canada, Group Exhibition December 2018