Suzanne Kirschner is a visual artist from Northwestern Connecticut. She graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with concentrations in graphic design and photography. She has worked commercially as a graphic artist for 15 years before completing graduate course work at Central Connecticut State University in Art Education and has been a visual art teacher for the past eighteen years. During this time Suzanne has continued working and developing her skills as a visual artist attending intensive summer artist workshops at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Art Institute of New Hampshire, and the University of the Arts.
Suzanne has participated in two public art projects: Giddy Up To Granby, Granby, CT, painted horses, 2006: A Horse of a Different Color; and A Bear Affair in Torrington, CT, painted bears, 2007: Hibearnation Dreams.
During the past two years, Suzanne’s work has been exhibited and won awards through out Connecticut, New York, and Virginia in juried exhibits including the NAEA (National Art Educators Association) Gallery, The New Britain Museum of American Art, The Mystic Art Museum, The Silpe Gallery at the University of Hartford, and The Art Center East in Vernon, CT; and solo exhibits at The Atrium Gallery at the Warner Theater in Torrington, CT; Serendipity Gallery in Litchfield CT; and Hygienic Art Gallery in New London, CT.