Suen Goonesekera,      suen@suendrini.com

 

Exhibitions

2016  Craft Ontario's 40th anniversary, John B. Aird Gallery 

2016  Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit, Nathan Phillips Square 

2015  Sandbanks New Waves Festival, Sandbanks Provincial Park, Prince Edward County, part of ArtCOP21

2014  Sandbanks New Waves Festival, Sandbanks Provincial Park, Prince Edward County

2014  Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit, Nathan Phillips Square

2013  20th Annual Juried Show, Art In The County, Prince Edward County Arts Council

 

Events

2017  Skeleton Park Arts Festival 2017, Skeleton Park (McBurney Park), Kingston, Ontario stage-set design

2017  Sandbanks Music Festival 2017, Sandbanks Provincial Park, Prince Edward County, stage-set design (*up coming event)

2017  Canadian Craft Biennial, Canadian Sesquicentennial Quilt, Art Gallery of Burlington and Craft Ontario (*up coming event)

2017  County Pop 2017, Picton, Prince Edward County, stage-set design 

2016  Sandbanks Music Festival 2016, Sandbanks Provincial Park, Prince Edward County, stage-set design 

2016  County Pop 2016, Picton, Prince Edward County, stage-set design

2015  Marched in the 100% Possible - 2015 People’s Climate March, Ottawa

2015  Sandbanks New Waves Festival, Sandbanks Provincial Park, Prince Edward County, stage-set design

2015  Chosen and included in the ArtCOP21 global cultural programme of events happening during and in lead up to COP21-the 21st climate talks taking place in Paris this November to December

2015  Accepted by The Climate Reality Project, Climate Reality Leadership Corps Training, Toronto

2014  Marched in the People's Climate March, New York City

 

Awards and Commissions

2016  Helen Frances Gregor Award, Craft Ontario 2016 Craft Awards

2014  Private commission of the Great Lakes (titled, Great Volume Of Love), Private Collection, Toronto

2013  Manly E. MacDonald Award of Excellence, 2013 Art In the County, Prince Edward County

 

Professional Memberships

2014 - Present  CARFAC Ontario (Canadian Artists' Representation/le Front des Artistes Canadiens)

2012 - Present  Crafts Ontario

2013 - 2014   Prince Edward Art Council

2001 - 2011   ARIDO (The Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario)

 

Education

2013-2014  Arts and Entertainment Administration course series, Ryerson University

2001  Interior Design Diploma, Humber College, North Campus

1993-1995  Fashion Arts Program, Sheridan College, Oakville

 

Work History

2001-2011  Interior Designer, projects include: Bell Canada Creekbank's Phase 3- LEED Canada-NC Silver certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), Elmwood Spa, RBC Dominion Securities, AECOM locations, Niagara Health System. 1994-2011 Retail Banking (8 years): The Bank of Nova Scotia, Branch CSR