Suzanne Kustner creates enamel jewelry, bowls, dishes, and wall hangings made with copper, fine silver, and gold. Her designs are inspired by nature and our surroundings - the colors, textures, and shapes we see every day. Her work is on display at several art galleries. You can also see Suzanne at art shows in the United States or take one of her enameling classes in California.
Suzanne Kustner holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in education with a minor in art from California State University in Los Angeles. She has also studied with many internationally known enamellists. Suzanne is a member of the National Enamellist Society and several regional guilds. She has taught enameling at the Creative Arts Group in Sierra Madre California since 1979 and served as art consultant for the Duarte School District for ten years.
Suzanne's signature jewelry collection features small individually crafted cloisonné beads. The beads are unique in that there is a design on both sides; they are "true beads" with two fronts and no back. These delicate pieces can be worn individually or combined together on a necklace to create a unique look. Suzanne also creates beautiful bowls, dishes, and wall hangings of various sizes and colors.
Suzanne has achieved widespread recognition for her work including:
Suzanne participates in several art shows and festivals in the United States. Stop by to see her enamel jewelry and objects and say hello.
Art in Bloom - Creative Arts Group Sierra Madre, California
Suzanne's enamel jewelry and objects are available for purchase at several art galleries. Please contact the galleries for availability and prices.
• Freehand Gallery - Los Angeles, California
• ACCI Gallery - Berkeley, California
• Creative Arts Group Jamison Gallery - Sierra Madre, California
• Metal Museum - Memphis, Tennessee
Suzanne teaches beginning and advanced enameling techniques at the Creative Arts Group in Sierra Madre, California. If you are interested in learning how to make beautiful enamel pieces, please join Suzanne at one of her classes.
Enameling classes are offered in winter, spring, summer, and fall sessions. Class series vary from 6 - 10 weeks and meet once per week on Thursdays from 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM or Fridays from 9:30 AM - 12:00 noon.
For class availability, prices, and registration, please see the online schedule or contact Creative Arts Group at 626-355-8350.