“A Day in the Life” with Calgary plastic artist, Cassie Suche

Cassie Suche is a contemporary artist and surface designer known for her compelling abstract and pattern-driven work. Born and raised in Calgary, Cassie demonstrated an early aptitude for the visual arts, fashioning her own tools in order to create unique and engrossing visual designs. After graduating high school, she took the opportunity to learn and work abroad, attending college in the US and the UK, designing prints in Australia, and creating an impressive portfolio of work that has garnered international recognition. She graduated from Leeds College of Art in Yorkshire, England and moved back to Calgary in 2019.

Since returning to her hometown, Cassie has continued to assiduously build her portfolio and improve on her technical skills. Her eye-catching work can be seen on walls and in sculptures across the city; her less visible impact can be felt via the Beltline Urban Mural Festival (BUMP), the administration of which she has been involved since the project’s 2017 inception.

As the mural season comes to a close, Cassie Suche continues to create and experiment from her home studio in Ramsay. She can often be spotted in the aisles of the hardware store, her arms splotched with paint, as she works on her newest project. We can’t wait to see what she does next.

Written by Zoë Suche, Sister

 

Cassie Suche
Morning sun on a few small sculpture explorations, a nice time to process the day ahead.

 

Mid morning run outside, currently through amazing fall colours.

 

Cassie Suche
Testing out ideas and marks for mural projects on a studio wall at scale which gets consistently painted and repainted.

 

Creating new pieces of work for an ongoing drawing series that continues to grow and evolve over the years.

 

Cassie Suche
Keeping up with organizing ideas for murals, editing photos and working on proposals, sometimes heading out to visit sites or paint.

 

Playing with materials and continuing to develop new bodies of smaller work in the studio.

 

Cassie Suche
Out to see what’s showing around the city and talk to other artists and creatives.

 

Hopefully a pint or two in the sun to wrap up the day.

 

Which ‘hood are you in?

Ramsay

What do you do?

I make abstract, process-focused visual art in all kinds of mediums. My work can be found in public spaces and private collections in the form of sculpture, painting, drawing, mural, print, and installation.

What are you currently working on?

I just wrapped up my summer mural projects and I’m heading back into the studio for the winter to create a few new series of work.

Where can we find your work?

I’m represented by Paul Kuhn Gallery in Calgary and Ninth Editions in Toronto, both galleries carry collections of my work.

Many of my outdoor works and murals can be found around Calgary and other cities in Canada, and my current portfolio can be viewed on my website or Instagram.