Susan Furneaux


Susan Furneaux is an artist, educator and craft consultant in Newfoundland and Labrador. For over 30 years, Furneaux has specialized with natural dye and fibre techniques, learning, teaching, exhibiting and being collected throughout Newfoundland and Labrador, nationally and internationally. Furneaux has won multiple awards for her embroidery, natural dye and innovative use of natural materials. As a typically bespoke fine craftsperson and artist with a holistic approach, Furneaux’s career and practice is increasingly celebrated in contemporary art spaces. 2022 Furneaux participated in the internationally renowned residency through Artlink in Donegal, leading to her sculptural work touring Ireland and being exhibited at the Irish Museum of Modern Art. In 2022 Susan was awarded VANL CARFAC’s ‘Endurance Award’ and in 2023 was an artist in residence at Eastern Edge artist run centre. 

Susan is currently an instructor at the College of the North Atlantic's Textile & Apparel Design.