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Susanne Mitchell

Artist Statement

"My artworks draw from my life experiences and surroundings to explore social systems and power dynamics relating to race, class, gender, and place. The works combine a variety of materials and imagery such as wallpaper, stenciled lace patterns, and painted figurative elements to serve as a lexicon of signifiers, which reference history, socio-economic systems, and home."


Susanne Mitchell is a visual artist and educator who currently lives in Boulder, Colorado. Born in New York in 1973, Mitchell received a BFA in painting and drawing from California College of the Arts and an MFA from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her work has been exhibited internationally, including at the Craft and Folk Art Museum (Los Angeles), the Academy of San Carlos (Mexico City), the National University of Colombia (Medellín, Colombia) and the Central Academy of Fine Arts (Beijing, China). She is represented by Mai Wyn Fine Arts, in Denver Colorado.