The Nevica Project

Suzy Birstein

Suzy Birstein graduated from Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver, Canada (1980), with an Honours Diploma in Ceramics. She is inspired by the visual and spiritual impact of art from Ancient and contemporary folkloric World Cultures, particularly Mexico, Greece, Spain, India, Southeast Asia and Africa.Picasso, Modigliani, Frida Kahlo, Beatrice Wood, Busby Berkeley, Ganesha and Melanie are her spiritual mentors. Her "Motion Pitchers" were commissioned as gifts for 2008 Academy Award nominees for Best Actors & Directors. "Ceramic Slippers" were commissioned for 2014 "Tap Grace Awards"She has created and taught from her home-based studio for thirty years.

Ms. Birstein's art has been exhibited, published, and collected both locally and internationally.  Her work is in many celebrity's private collections such as George Clooney, Johnny Depp, Julian Schnabel, Cate Blanchett, and others.