Biography

Susannah Weiland is a mixed media artist with a passion for texture and colour. She works from her home studio in Richmond upon Thames. By combining tonal pencil drawing with delicate hand embroidery, she creates one-off pieces of art.

Susannah studied Graphic Design at Nottingham Trent University and, over the past 22 years, has pursed a career in the fashion industry as a graphic and textile designer. Inspired by wildlife and nature, she is a keen photographer and often works from her own images. 

She has exhibited at ICFF in New York and at a number of events in the UK, including London Craft Week, London Design Festival, and last year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Earlier this year she has exhibited in the Broderers’ Exhibition and in Fortnum and Mason with QEST to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Susannah had an artwork selected for this year’s Bath Society of Artists 117th Annual Exhibition and was the runner of the public choice award.

Last year she was awarded a QEST scholarship to study technical hand embroidery at The Royal School of Needlework.