Ceramics Workshop in Skopelos with Suzy Birstein

“Mia Muse” Ceramics Workshop with Suzy Birstein at The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts September 10th – 25th, 2009 All skill levels are welcome! Envision your “Inner Muse” under the creative guidance of ceramist Suzy Birstein – famed artist for the 2008 Academy Awards Nominees – on the enchanting island of Skopelos, where “Mamma Mia” was filmed! Read more

Suzy Birstein’s Summer Art Camp for Children

Create colourful clay, paper mache, and mosiac sculptures with artist Suzy Birstein in her Kitsilano Garden Studio. Offering half-day or full-day camps for children 6 to 16 years old. Mornings: 9:30 am to 12:00 pm Clay and Paper Mache Afternoons: 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm Clay and Mosaics or Drawing and Painting Dates: Week 1: July 7th to 11th Week 2: July 14th to 18th Week 3: July 21st to 25th Possibly Week 4: August 11th to 15th Read more

Oscar Artist Spotlights New Solo Exhibition

Film, Dance and Life Sized Sculptures from Suzy Birstein I am so HAPPY to INVITE YOU to my SOLO EXHIBIT featuring 9 life size ceramic/multi-media figures, the remaining 8 Motion Pitchers, and my FILM My DeLovely Fever, dancing with my sculptures. Johnny Depp, George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, and Jon Stewart are just some of the many celebrities who got to take an original Suzy Birstein sculpture home in the “Everybody Wins At The Oscars®” gift bag given to the 2008 Academy Award Nominees. The only artist and one of few Canadians participating in the event, Birstein garnered North American and international magazine, newspaper and television attention and an offer from Canada’s largest ceramic gallery Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery, which is now featuring her work. “ I have been overwhelmed by the press coverage, from magazines like Elle Canada, and BC Business to Hong Kong television and Yahoo Japan, it’s been an amazing experience.” Read more

Suzy Birstein – From Kid’s Dream to the Oscars

Canwest News Service The Gazette Montreal When Suzy Birstein was a kid, she used to write letters to movie stars inviting them to come and stay on the fold-out couch in her family’s basement. No one took her up on the offer, but she wound up with a lot of photos that the stars would send to her, photos that now hang in her studio. So it seems fitting that her wonderfully creative and funky sculptures should be chosen to be presented to this year’s Oscar nominees, plus host Jon Stewart. Read more