Suzy Arbor was born and raised in Vancouver BC and continues to live and work in the city. She is a visual artist whose painting is predominantly representational with a focus on brushstrokes and qualities of light. Her work explores the tension between physical, social and emotional spaces.

Suzy received her BFA from Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in 2003. She also studied art at the Universidad Polytechnica de Valencia as an exchange student in 2002. In 2005 she graduated from UBC with a Masters in Library and Information Studies. During this program Suzy completed a practicum at the library of the National Gallery of Canada.

Suzy has exhibited throughout the Lower Mainland and at times further afield. Most recently she has exhibited at The Plaskett Gallery, The Vancouver East Cultural Centre and at The Canadian Federation of Artists Painting on the Edge exhibit.