Suzanne is a professional textile artist who embraces the Japanese philosophy of Wabi-Sabi, an aesthetic centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. She works primarily as a Shibori artist using natural Indigo dyes and the manual resist technique. Suzanne’s teaching experience includes studio and professional practices at institutions throughout the U.S. These include The Arrowmont School of Art & Craft, Gatlinburg, TN, River Ridge Retreat Center, Menominee, WI, Carrborro Art Center, Carrborro, NC, Morakami Japanese Museum, Palm Beach County, FL, Foosaner Museum, Melbourne, FL, Lighthouse Art Center, Tequesta, FL and Aya Fiber Arts, her own studio, in Stuart, FL where she hosts national and international artists who give workshops to over 500 students, from all over the country. As founder and current President of the Martin Artisans Guild, Suzanne is also president of Florida SPIN (silk painters international) and regional representative for Surface Design Association (SDA).