Susan Collis (born in Edinburgh, 1956) is a contemporary artist who lives and works in the UK. Since graduating from the Royal College of Art Sculpture department in 2002 she has shown widely both nationally and internationally and is represented by SEVENTEEN gallery in London.
You Again, Susan Collis.
Her work combines a drawing process with installation and sculpture – often creating environments that at first confuse and then delight the viewer, such as the room she created for the V&A’s ‘Out of the Ordinary’ Exhibition in 2007.
Prizes include the Jerwood Drawing prize (student prize 2002), Pizza Express Drawing Student prize (2002), Oriel Mostyn Art Prize (2005) and Illy Prize (2009) In 2010 she was the commissioned artist for the Armory Fair in New York
Her work is held in many prestigious collections and she has recently completed solo exhibitions in galleries in Austin Texas, London, Paris and Spain.
Seats: A limited number of tickets at DIY £5 or General Public £10 are usually available on
the door on the night but, to avoid disappointment, it is best to book in advance.
DIY Member Benefits for 2012.
DIY Annual Membership is £22 per year
- Receive 50% discounts on talks for the Show & Tell Programme 2012Talks for DIY Members £5 (non-members £10)
- Portfolio workshops on marketing & social media (setting up e-bullletins etc) and writing about your work
- Discounted Satellite Show and Tell Talks.
- Discount on the Zeitgeist Open Submission fee formally the Core Gallery Open)
- Invitation to an annual Share and Exchange event.
£15 for students or new graduates ( graduated Summer 2011: proof will be required)
Full programme below
When & Where
Zeitgeist Arts Projects
Zeitgeist Arts Projects was founded in 2012 by artists Rosalind Davis and Annabel Tilley and is based in New Cross, London. They create support systems to enable artists to realise their creative potential, to continue to learn, exchange dialogue, develop networks and collaborate, framed around their wide ranging activities as well as exhibitions. Their annual events programme includes talks, seminars, art tours, peer critique, tutorials and workshops that encourage artists to learn from other artists, engage, thrive and raise their profiles.
ZAP is also a Membership body for Artists,if you join as a member you will have the opportunity to join up for exhibition & networking events, peer reviews, discounts on professional development workshops, semainars, art tours & talks. See more here. http://www.zeitgeistartsprojects.com/diy-membership.html
Guest artists for their programme have included: Graham Crowley, Justin Hibbs, Mark Titchner, Susan Collis, Phoebe Unwin, Virginia Verran, Freddie Robins, Delaine Le Bas and Transition Gallery. Their pioneering talk: The A-Z of Surviving as an Artist has toured the country and is informed by Tilley and Davis' two different experiences of the art world. The talk has been hosted by galleries such as De La Warr Pavilion and FirstSite, the Whitstable Biennale and a host of artist organisations and universities across the country.