Susannah Bridges (B.Des) is an Auckland based artist/designer. Her work is widely recognised within New Zealand and internationally. As well as producing ceramic works for domestic use, Bridges creates larger sculptural pieces, furniture and lighting, and she has been commissioned to produce or design public works. Her work has been acquired by the Auckland Museum and The Dowse Art Museum and has received national and international awards. The artist is currently developing and refining her range of ceramic work, alongside developing new lighting and sculptural ideas saying, “I finally have a fabulous new studio space and it’s a fantastic feeling to be designing and making again after a period of time where I was unable to do so”. Bridges has worked for local Government as an Arts Project Manager and she has tutored at Unitec Institute of Technology in the Design School.