Susanna Blunt decided on her career as an artist at the age of 3, and she never changed her mind. She makes abstract art as well as figurative, and for many years was best known for her portrait paintings.
In 2003 she won the national portrait competition for her portrait of Queen Elizabeth the Second which is now portrayed on all the Canadian coins minted since 2003, both for circulating coins and special collections.
Many of her paintings, collages and prints on paper are for sale as well as her sculptures. It is best to contact the artist for further information and for prices. Some images shown on the website are already in private collections.
Susanna also works by commission for portraits in oil on linen canvas, drawings on paper, and murals.
Her paintings and sculptures are exhibited internationally.
Her training started in painting and drawing at the Banff School of Fine Arts in Alberta Canada when she was still a teenager, then she moved to London England where she continued to study, first at the Hammersmith School of Art and Architecture, then 3 years at the Byam Shaw school of drawing and painting, where she graduated with a diploma. Subsequently she continued for a further four years in London with a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Art, where she won several prizes, more scholarships and a silver medal.