Susanna Edwards is an artist, designer and senior lecturer. She is known for her diverse and innovative approach to the teaching and practice of art, design and illustration, spanning traditional and digital approaches to problem-solving.
Currently she works as an artist on self initiated projects that take various forms from exhibitions, installations and artists publications. Often in collaboaration with the author Iain Sinclair as artist in residence at Museums or Institutions. Susanna also works as freelance designer and art director, regularly in collaboration with Joseph Harries and as a visiting lecturer at Universities including Chelsea and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.
Her work often originates from traditional hands on ways of working such as letterpress and printmaking, but crosses over into digital and other areas such as photography, typography, print and publishing, editorial, research, writing, film and fine art. Shifting between media with an emphasis on creativity and play, Edwards engages with interesting subject matter and fuses art, design and research on many levels.
Available to work on commissions, art direction and graphic design for arts, cultural and consumer audiences. Described as innovative, holistic, and at the forefront of visual communication by clients and in design periodicals, Edwards offers deep engagement on every project.
Commissions and collaborations have included Baseline magazine, the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Vintage Publishing, The School of Life, Lux Films, the British Council, the British Museum, Coco De Mer, Clerkenwell Literary Festival, Iain Sinclair, Tate Britain, The British Library, the Science Museum, London and the Hunterian Museum.