SUZANNE ONODERA
October 2008

Richmond, CA – Suzanne’s paintings explore her fascination with nature and atmosphere depicting imagined landscapes that exist between the meditative and the apocalyptic, simultaneously evoking the sublime and
the ethereal.

Onodera attended the California College of the Arts (BFA ,Painting, 1989) and the School of the Chicago Art Institute. She has been a recipient of several artist in residence fellowships in Vermont, Oregon, Maine and New York. She has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions and more recently her work has been published in a widely recognized anthology of Asian American Women writers, poets and visual artists, Cheers to Muses. A Native Californian, Suzanne currently resides in Richmond, California. She has served as vice chair (2006-2007) for the Richmond Arts and Culture Commission where she worked with arts non-profit organizations and the community, bringing art and culture to the underserved districts in Richmond. Her work resides in collections both corporate and private throughout the United States and is affiliated  with the Dolby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco, CA., Tang Gallery in Bisbee, AZ.  and Joyce Gordon Gallery in Oakland, CA.

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