Born in 1964, Susan Marshall
studied Theatre Design at Birmingham College of Art. She taught costume and set design for five years at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London whilst also working freelance for various theatre productions. In 1990 she won a bursary from the McColl Arts Foundation to further her studies in design. She has lived in Italy since 1993 and is now involved in many different aspects of design: painting, engraving, sculpture and jewellery. Since 1997 she has participated in a variety of personal and collective exhibitions.