Suzanne Gauthier was born in Lorette Manitoba and 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 Travel, Short Term and "B" 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 Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.
Her work has been exhibited in group and solo shows throughout Canada and is represented in public collections in Canada and the U.S. In 2007 she participated in the exhibition "The Ulsan/Halifax Project" taking place in Ulsan, Korea.
1969 BFA (Honours) University of Manitoba
L. Lemoine Fitzgerald School of Art
Organic Drawing Workshop
Intro Studio Drawing
Painting Workshop in Material Explorations