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Professional Experience


Susan Anderson



2003- 2008  International Academy of Design - Instructor (Colour Theory and Design) 

                      Ryerson - Guest Speaker at  for Fashion Merchandising department.

2007             York University - Speaker at the "Nature Matters" Cultural Studies of the environment.

                      Canadian International Artists Forum. Silk painting .

2006            Delta Hotel Custom designed silk scarves for front desk attire.

2004             Donation for Front entrance of City Councillor, (Ward 32  MPP Sandra Bussin and Michael Prue)                                              

 2002            Delta Hotel, Toronto.  Display of tapestries at the Business section.             


1996             Younique Gallery, 101 Yorkville, Toronto. Exhibition of tapestries.



 Abstract Collection


 "Almatrail" Wall Hanging  Displayed and Exhibited (fusion of form and colour).

          16' x 8' Shaped piece.  


1990          Founded Shallow Wool Inc 


  • Established custom designed area rug  and Wall Hanging studio
  • Drafted and rendered custom design area rugs for private residences                               
  • Accepting and monitoring sales orders.
  • Created and designed successful designs for area rugs and wall hangings.
  • Responsible for conceptual design, drafting and rendering.
  • Attended all required trade shows.
  • Proactive affiliation with spec requirements for corporate front entrance Canada Trust Building.
  • Involved in production from concept to finished product.

1998-1990          Kedar- division of Durox Ltd.

  • Drafted and rendered custom design area rugs for private residences. Developed architectural layout design companies new location.
  • Meetings with established suppliers.
  • Worked on budget projections and maintained budget listings.
  • Crafted and built booth for IDEX (Interior design exhibition).

Free lance designer (TextileDesigner)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Fashioned renderings in Fabric design manufactured by Telares de Palo grande, Blohm .

    Created fabric designs and patterns for Aquatextile (Silkscreen Studio for Apparel).

(photographer assistant) 

Worked as Photographer assistant as a field service coordinator for Christian Belpaire.         Todtmann Editors.





My work is in many private homes or room settings and  Front entrance for Corporate Buildings.

All the unique paintings were created specifically  inherent to their environment.

2007 -, published in Art and Design e-magazine

2006 -  Saachi gallery, UK

2002 - Delta Hotel, Wall hanging display at Business section.

1993 - Upper Canada College. Wall Hanging of the Armorial Bearing

1993 - Came out on Front Cover of  Floor Covering Magazine

1993 - Front Entrance for  320 Bay Street   (Historical Building)

1993 - Attained Best use of Tradition at the One of a kind show.

1993 - Attained Best Focus in Design  from Azure Magazine.

1991- Front Cover of  Floor Covering Magazine.

1990 -  Front Cover of Floor Covering Magazine.

1989Front Cover of  Floor Covering Magazine.




2001 - 1 year in Fashion design International Institute of Design ( Toronto)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

1999 - Multimedia Application at The Ontario College of Art        

1998 - Business conversation Alliance Françoise                    


1981-1983  Completion of 3 yr course in Graphic Design- Institute Neumann (Venezuela)


1984 - 1985  Completing Bachelor in Graphic Design. Cristobal rojas.