is a Guernsey-born author/illustrator. She received a BA(Hons) degree in Fine Art (Printmaking) from Manchester Metropolitan University. More recently, she has completed the Make Art that Sells Children's Book Illustration course run by Lilla Rogers and Zoë Tucker. She gained a distinction for Children’s Book Illustration with London Art College and successfully completed their follow on course, as well as taking part in a Children’s Book Illustration course run by Korky Paul. Last year she enjoyed absorbing lots of useful information at the Picture Camp in Atapuerca, Spain which was run by Jorge Martin and Alexis Deacon.
She joined the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators in 2015, and enjoys attending the SCBWI illustrator masterclasses. She has been long-listed in the Undiscovered Voices competition twice. This year she has been short-listed in the Templar Publishing's 40th Illustration Prize.
From an early age she was entering and winning drawing competitions. Her love of art continued and was inspired by meeting Roger Hargreaves at a very early age. Her artistic career has cover many genres but her inner child has always been whispering to her to draw for children.
Full of ideas, Suzanne is forever scribbling down thoughts and sketches trying to capture the things that are running around in her imagination.
Suzanne has illustrated work for the National Trust and the Royal Philatelic Society, London.
Suzanne lives in Oxford surrounded by watercolour paints, pens and pencils, and has recently fallen in love with her Ipad pro, Apple pencil and Procreate.
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