Suzanne Gibbs


Quick Grant Award through the Creative Capacity Fund, Los Angeles

2012, 2013
Fellowship Award, Claremont Graduate University, Master of Fine Arts Program

Claremont Graduate University, Awarded the opportunity to create an Exhibit Proposal: “Religion and the American Home Life”
for The National Museum of American Religion

Claremont Graduate University, Graduate Student Council
Travel Award

Selected by: Arts Council Napa Valley as a Working Artist Member for the
Teaching Artist Training Program


Podcast Presenter with Alyson Stanfield.

Noozhawk in Santa Barbara, Original Artworks Up fort Grabs in a fundraiser exhibition for Santa Barbara High School’s Visual Arts and Design Academy.

Orange County Register, Artist Gibbs to remain in Tustin, by Luke Harold,
On Tour at LBMA: Docent Council Newsletter, By Debby B Thompson, Suzanne Gibbs Exhibits at Claremont.
Inland Empire Weekly, by Suzanne Walsh,
Three Squares A Day on YouTube by Debbie B Thompson,
Studio Visit, Volume 20, Jonathan Greene, Curator, A Juried Selection of International Visual Artists, The Open Studios Press 2012

Leadership Work:
Louisa Hufstader, Arts and Opinion,

Making the meter run backwards at home

Membership (Past and Present)

Redwood Art Association
Morris Graves Museum of Art
International Encaustic Artists

College Art Association
Arts Council for Long Beach
Long Beach Museum of Art
Orange County Museum of Art
Tustin Area Council For Fine Arts
Tustin Art League
Arts Council Napa Valley
Napa Valley Art Association
Arts Guild of Sonoma
Calistoga Art Center

Donations Given

Betty Kwan Chinn Homeless Foundation, Eureka, CA

VADA Draw Fundraiser, Santa Barbara, CA

Army and Navy Academy, Carlsbad, CA – Annual Fund Gala

Drucker Business School Gala, benefiting David & Margaret Youth & Family Services

2011, 2012
Tustin Area Council for Fine Arts, Broadway in the Park

Hawaii Preparatory Academy

2008 – 2010
St John the Baptist Catholic Church and School

2005 – 2010
Napa Valley Swim Team

2004 – 2008
Vichy Starry Night Yearly Fundraiser

2003 – 2004
Blue Oak School Friday Market


Libby Contreraz, Long Beach, CA
Dana Owen, Crescent City, CA
Lyn Peterson, New York
Angela Gonzales Hall, Los Angeles, CA
Pat Koval, Tustin, CA
Heidi Paul, Napa, CA
Elysa Rose Coster, New York, NY
Craig Derby, Portland, OR
Valerie Gibbs, Redwood City, CA
ZaZa Urbanek, Napa, CA
Silo Films, Seattle, WA
Whitestone Capital, Princeton, NJ