Faculty Visual Art

Susan Menzies

Associate Professor, Painting

Research interests include the history and language of painting, natural history, and material culture. Current research investigates themes of collection, manual labour and mass reproduction by examining the exchange value of common decorative objects popular with the working classes of Victorian England – Staffordshire dog figurines.



MFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.

BFA with distinction, University of Alberta.

Selected Professional Activity

Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, 2016.

Stride Gallery, Calgary, 2015.

Department of Foreign Affairs, Canadian Embassy and Consulate purchase program, 2008.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 2008.

Alberta Foundation for the Arts, 2007.