Susie Wright

Susie Wright studied at Edinburgh College of Art and Central Saint Martins, graduating from the MA Communication Design course in 2006
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Susie’s work is inspired by her Scottish heritage, natural history, architecture and geography. She creates new landscapes from places where she has drawn on location, photographed and researched. Her illustration often features Scottish wildlife, as a reaction to missing Scotland when living in London for a number of years. Susie’s distinctive style of illustration has developed from working with screenprinting and an interest in architectural imagery.

Since graduating Susie has received various awards, worked as a freelance illustrator for clients including, Carhartt, The BBC and Wallpaper Magazine and exhibited her work widely. She was invited to be Printmaker in Residence at Central Saint Martins and has taught at numerous UK Art Colleges. Susie currently lives and works in Edinburgh and is the Art Director of Oddities Clothing, applying her drawings to a variety of contexts including garments and home wares.

Biography

Susie Wright is an illustrator and printmaker, currently living and working in Edinburgh.
Susie graduated with a BA Hons in Visual Communication from Edinburgh College of Art in 2003, winning a Best in Show award at D&AD’s New Blood. She graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2006 with an MA in Communication Design and went on to be Artist in Residence in the screen printing department of Central Saint Martins from January 2007 to June 2008.
Susie is the Art Director of Scottish independent fashion label Oddities clothing, applying her intricate illustrations to a range of men’s wear, women’s wear, kid’s tee shirts and home wares.

Susie’s screen prints have been exhibited widely, most recently at Helter Skelter at The Street Gallery, UCLH, London, Ghost Birds at the Rochelle School, London, The Menagerie at Art Work Space, London, London Original Print Fair at The Royal Academy, London and Pick Me Up with Print Club London, Somerset House, London. She has also has solo exhibitions in London, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Susie has lectured BA and MA illustration students at various UK art colleges, including Edinburgh College of Art, Central Saint Martins, Camberwell College of Art and Design and Winchester College of Art.

  • Susie Wright

    hen and cockrell
    by Susie Wright