Suzy Canter, artist, children's book illustrator, filmmaker, animator, mother, wife and winemaker, is an alumni of the Pratt Institute in NYC and a member of the Society of Children's Book Writer's and Illustrators.
Suzy's colorful, whimsical paintings have been used for children's books published by Little Brown and Co, Warner Juvenile Books and Viking Children's Books. Suzy's commissioned mural "The Journey of the Salmon" is part of the permanent collection in the Anchorage Children's Science Museum and illustrations from her children's book "Dr. Cat" are part of the Zimmerlli Children's Museum's permanent collection under the name Suzy Mandel Canter.
Suzy has successfully created and designed an impressive array of artistic items including greeting cards, coloring books,stickers and calendars. Her glass sculptures and jewelry have been sold and displayed in stores and galleries throughout NYC, as well as being part of exhibitions at the Fashion Institute of Technology and the East Village Designer's Group.
Suzy is a celebrated filmmaker and animator, most notably known for winning a Telly in 2008 for the biography of her father, Saul Mandel. www.theartofsaulmandel.com
Suzy has lectured and assisted teaching visual art at the Pacific New Media University of Hawaii and she created a series of vinyl sculptures that were used in the set design for Betty Jones and Fritz Ludin's "Dances We Dance" Modern Dance Company, which remain part of the company's permanent collection.
Suzy is currently working on a series of children's books in her trademark, vibrant, colorful style using watercolors.