LONG, Susan [Sue] C

1943 - ?

As Susan Hollyer, she was born at Witney, Oxfordshire in 1943, daughter of Stanley Hollyer (8 July 1909-1993), an assurance agent, and his wife Phyllis Irene née Haswell (14 April 1910-2004). She married at Colchester, Essex in 1966, John W. A. Long and works under the name of Sue Long. Sue studied for a National Diploma in Design at Colchester Colleges of Art 1960-1964, specialising painting, before completing a the Art Teachers' Certificate at Leeds University 1965. Becoming interested in etching, in 1980 she joined the print workshop at The Minories Art Gallery, Colchester, Essex and at Gainsborough's House, Sudbury, Suffolk before she studied printmaking at Chelsea School of Art in London. Her work is an exploration of the coastline, the rural and agricultural landscape, it's impact on the land and and how people relate to these environments. Originally an etcher, she is now working mainly as a wood engraver producing unique wood engraved collages, wood engravings and mixed media relief prints with her own studio. A former member of the Printmakers Council; the Wood Engravers' Society and a founder member of the 12PM group of twelve printmakers before she moved to the South Coast. She has exhibited widely in open, mixed and invited exhibitions including The Flat Earth, Firstsite, Colchester; Colchester Art Society; Galerie Lattermann, Germany and Firstsite, Colchester Borough Council.




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