Susie Hamilton lives and works in London. She studied painting at St Martin’s School of Art, Byam Shaw School of Art and read English Literature at London University.
Her work focuses on single figures in urban or natural wildernesses. They are based on rapid drawings from life which abbreviate and distill figures into mutating or vulnerable creatures. Solo exhibitions include Hen Nights, House of St Barnabas, London (2015); A New Heaven and a New Earth, St. Giles Cripplegate, London (2011); Madly Singing in the Mountains, Paul Stolper, London; Black Sun, Studio Hugo Opdal, Flo, Norway (2009); World of Light, Triumph Gallery, Moscow (2008); New Paintings, Galleri Trafo, Oslo (2007); Leisure Paintings, Paul Stolper, London (2006); Immense Dawn, Paul Stolper, London; Dissolve to Dew, St Edmund Hall, Oxford (2004); Paradise Alone, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull (2002).