Suzan Rouse is a fine artist living in Baltimore, MD. Her early years of drawing began in the streets of Jackson Square in New Orleans. As her work matured she traveled to Germany, France, and Spain to continue her art-making explorations. She obtained her degrees at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Rouse’s Bachelor of Fine Art degree was earned under the direction of Master Printer, John Sparks, while her MFA was geared towards Art Education.
She is the recipient of the Rubin Grant for her postgraduate work in printmaking from the Maryland Institute College of Art. She is a longtime member of the Maryland printmakers and a former member of the Washington printmakers.
Along with her successful art career Rouse is also no stranger to the restaurant business. She has owned, cooked, baked and even waited tables at some of the world’s best eateries. Suzan is responsible for the ad, logo and t-shirt design for the famous Louie’s Bookstore and Café in Baltimore, MD. Her role in the food industry has been a strong influence in her art-making.
In 2012, she presented a solo exhibit of her work at the Antreasian Gallery in Baltimore, MD. In 2016, she was honored to participate in “The Big Show” at the Creative Alliance and in 2014 “The Magic Door” in San Miguel, Mexico.
Rouse’s work has been shown extensively in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area along with international locations such as Japan and Bolivia.