Born in Berkeley, CA, Suzanne Onodera attended the California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA (BFA, Painting 1989, High Distinction) and the School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL (1987) She has been a recipient of several Artist in Residence fellowships: Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY; Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME; Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT; Caldera, Deschutes National Forest, OR.
Her work has been published in the widely recognized anthology of Asian American Women poets and artists living in the San Francisco Bay Area, Cheers to Muses (Asian American Women Artist Association, 2007), and Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views, by Laura Della Monica (Schiffer Publishing, 2013). In 2014 her work was featured in the Spring edition of Watershed Review, a venue for writers, poets and visual artists published by Chico State University, Chico, CA.
She is represented by Seager Gray Gallery, CA; Costello Childs Contemporary, AZ ; Tang Gallery, AZ; Corners Gallery, NY and Gallery Wright, VT.
Suzanne lives in Upstate NY.