Creative director / owner.
Suzanne M Haddon is an award-winning designer, art director, fine artist and teacher. Based in Airlie Beach, Australia and Seattle over the last 20+ years, Suzanne has collaborated on a wide range of creative projects in the arts, advertising and education.
She has contributed creative direction and design to some of the largest US corporations, beginning with Starbucks Coffee Company, Nordstroms, Nike, Jamba Juice, GE Capital Assurance, Max Factor, Giorgio of Beverly Hills, K2 Corporation, in addition to contributing to non-profit companies such as Canopy, Archipelago, and Marine Mammals of California.
Her fine art work has been exhibited in the US at the Jeffrey Moose Gallery for 11+ years and at the Bolinas Museum in California and is in many private collections. She is a member of the American Watercolor Society, AIGA & Graphic Arts Guild.
She has a BFA from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA in packaging / graphic design, an Associate degree in advertising from Seattle Central and creative drawing from the University of Washington night program. She studied fine art from her father, who was a painter, since the early age of 3 until her twenties.
Some of her awards and features are in Communication Arts, Print Magazine, Design Annuals, and the Seattle Show, Silver award in 2009.
From 2000 to 2005 she taught at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, teaching Design and Packaging 2 & 3. From 1998 to 2000 she taught Graphic Design and Packaging at Cornish Collage of the Arts in Seattle.
Suzanne enjoys travel, surfing, snowboarding and camping. She is mother to son Diego Luis and wife to Wayne Schjølberg, currently living in Airlie Beach, Australia.