Introduction by Andrew J Parker; essay by Caroline Collier; words by Susanna Heron; text by Wright & Wright Architects. Edited by Gemma Lloyd. Designed by Sarah Schrauwen. Published by Abson, 2019 with support from St John’s College Oxford 215 x 260 mm Softback 64pp, 45 colour ill ISBN: 978-0-9520365-2-4 £20 plus £5 p&p   Susanna […]

Art360 release their new film of Susanna Heron, describing the creation of Stone Drawing, a shallow stone relief, for St John’s College Oxford’s new Library and Study Centre by Wright & Wright Architects. Heron is a recipient of the Art360 award for archiving and legacy planning. Film by David Bickerstaff @atomictv

Wright & Wright Architects are delighted to share their first photos of the new Study Centre for St John’s College, Oxford in an article for The Observer newspaper by Catherine Slessor – St John’s College, Oxford library and study centre – a touch of mod in the quad You’ll also find the building on the […]

St John’s College New Study Centre Exterior View 2019. © Susanna Heron St John’s College Oxford is delighted to announce the completion and unveiling of Stone Drawing on the 28 September 2019; artist Susanna Heron’s shallow stone relief for St John’s new Library and Study Centre by Wright & Wright Architects. Carved in Clipsham limestone, the same […]

Installation of Stone Drawing nears completion at St John’s College with the new Study Centre due to be opened autumn 2019. Located on both the external and internal faces of the west elevation facing the President’s garden, it is comprised of three overlapping sections with water at it’s base. St John’s College New Study Centre […]

After 3 years in preparation, installation works are currently in progress for the shallow relief Stone Drawing by Susanna Heron for St John’s College Oxford (former working title Clipsham Frieze). The artwork is located on both external and internal faces of the stone wall that forms the west side of the new Study Centre by […]

40 Chancery Lane by Bennetts Associates has won RIBA London Award 2017 and RIBA National Award 2017. Susanna Heron collaborated with Bennetts Associates to make Travertine Frieze, a shallow carving in negative relief forming the side wall to the main entrance of 40 Chancery Lane cut in travertine marble. The judges’ report reads: “Wall carvings by […]

Susanna Heron is one of 33 artists and estates selected to participate in DACS Foundation Art360, a major project offering support to develop the archives of contemporary British artists. The first group of artists and estates include: David Batchelor, Richard Billingham, Rut Blees Luxemburg, Bettina Buck, Michelle Charles, Maria Chevska, Adam Chodzko, Peter de Francia […]

Six drawings by Susanna Heron titled Black Brushstroke are included in a group exhibition of Works in series at noshowspace, London, opening 14 June 2016. Black Brushstroke are a series of double brushstrokes in acrylic paint on paper, 195 x 150 mm, made in 2012 in a series of 78. The works were made in […]

Susanna Heron has been appointed by St John’s College Oxford for the final stage of a work of art for the exterior of a new Study Centre at St John’s College Library with Wright & Wright Architects. Due for completion late 2017. The 17th century St John’s College library is housed within one of the […]

Renovation works are underway at The Brunswick Centre to reinstate water to Aquaduct, an artwork originally commissioned to introduce water to the central space of The Brunswick Centre as an integral part of the refurbishment in 2006.  Aquaduct has been without water since 2008.  Fast flowing water will be reinstated to flow through three troughs towards a central […]

I’m delighted to donate a set of 6 prints, titled Palm Prints (Elements), 2002, in support of DACS Foundation, a new charitable organisation set up by DACS, to support contemporary visual art in the UK. The proceeds will importantly go towards funding a range of new initiatives supporting artists in legacy planning and archive management, […]

Two rarely exhibited charcoal drawings are to be shown in the RA Summer Exhibition 2015, Drawing 2 and Drawing 3, from a series of charcoal drawings for Still Point, a meditative spatial work incorporated into the grounds of the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral in 2007. Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 8 June to 16 August […]

Susanna Heron has been appointed by St John’s College Oxford to prepare a work of art for the exterior of a new Study Centre at St John’s College Library with Wright & Wright Architects. The 17th century St John’s College library is housed within one of the greatest architectural quadrangles in Oxford, Canterbury Quadrangle. The […]

‘Shima’ 1988 by Susanna Heron has been acquired for the Arts Council Collection. The sculpture is a work comprising two bronze objects on a low table. It relates to a wider group of works already in the Arts Council Collection, including ‘Shima: Island and Garden’ 1989-91 a series of 12 Cibachrome photographs and an artist’s […]

Susanna Heron is one of five artists taking part in Artsmine, Godolphin an exhibition of art works exploring redundant industry, socialism and the natural world. ArtsMine is a group exhibition with Trust New Art, the National Trust’s 3-year programme in partnership with the Arts Council England to promote contemporary art in historic places. The exhibition […]

2012 – 2014 Susanna Heron is currently working on 40 Chancery Lane  for Derwent London with Bennetts Associates Architects. Her shallow carving in negative relief will be cut in travertine marble and will form the side wall to the main entrance. The carved frieze will occupy an area of  6.3 metres x13.5 metres. Susanna Heron […]

Sainsbury Laboratory at the University of Cambridge has won the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize 2012 for the best building of the year. Now in its 17th year, the RIBA Stirling Prize is the UK’s most prestigious architecture prize, it was awarded to architects Stanton Williams. Susanna Heron collaborated with Stanton Williams on the Sainsbury Laboratory […]

Susanna Heron has recently completed an extensive stone relief for the lecture theatre to the new Sainsbury Laboratory for plant sciences in Cambridge Botanical Garden. This has inspired her to make a body of work which she is continuing to work with in her studio. The laboratory was designed by architects Stanton Williams and opened […]

Susanna Heron has worked in collaboration with Tatty Devine to re-issue the Perspex Multiples, a series of arm pieces she first made in 1976. A limited edition boxed set has been made to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the work and also the building they share. This is the first time that Susanna has made […]