Susan Gunn – Mr Wing
Introducing the Dragon for Norwich BID designed and painted by Susan Gunn.
Susan Gunn has exhibited widely including exhibitions in association with Contemporary British Painting, Bonhams, The Fine Art Society, Candlestar, Arts Council England, Commissions East, Rollo Contemporary Art Gallery and, Salthouse Church, in conjunction with the North Norfolk Exhibition Project. An Alumni of Norwich University of the Arts, Susan received international recognition when she was awarded the Sovereign European Art Prize.
Susan has held solo exhibitions at Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, The Gallery at NUA; and The Crypt, Marylebone, London. She was employed as a selector and nominator for Axis MA Graduates programme, sat on the regional Arts Council for the East of England and was on the select panel of judges for the Sovereign European Art Prize 2007 that was launched at the Guggengeim – Venice. Susan has lectured at Norwich University of the Arts and worked as a visiting tutor for Fine Art, she is also a judge for the annual Bishops Art Prize presented to a student studying at the University.
She lives in Cheshire and works from her studio in Manchester. She was selected to make a painting installation for the New Enterprise Centre at the University of East Anglia. It is an ambitious and ground breaking low carbon building; designed by Archetype Architects, and billed as the new gateway to the university – due for completion in 2015. The commission is sponsored by Turquoise International Ltd. An inaugural member of Contemporary British Painting, founded by Robert Priseman; Susan has paintings in public and private collections around the world.