Susan Rankin lives and works from her home in Apsley Ontario. She graduated from Sheridan College in 1989 and received a three year artist in residency at the Harbourfront Centre glass studio, in Toronto from ’89-‘91 and a short term residency in ‘06. She has studied glass at the Pilchuck Glass School, Haystack School of Craft and Penland School of Craft. In her 22 year career as a glass artist Susan has drawn her inspiration from the landscape in which she lives. She has won numerous awards and acknowledges the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts and The Ontario Arts Council. Her work has been published in ‘Contemporary Canadian Glass’, Winter 2007, Sally McCubbin, ‘World Art Glass Quarterly’, Volume 2 2007, Jill Culora, ‘Contemporary Canadian Glass,’ Spring 2007, Cinzia Corella, ‘500 Glass Objects’, Lark Books 2006, ‘Glass Art:International 2003’, Richard Yelle, ‘Sheridan The Cutting Edge in Crafts’, James Strecker '99, ‘New Glass Review’, USA '91, '96, '97 & 2004.
Susan's ArtPrize Entries
These are Susan's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.