Susana was born in Mexico City.  She works and lives between Australia and Mexico.


2009   Graduate Diploma, Curatorship Specialization in Australian Art History and Curatorship. Internship at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. ANU Australian National University

2006   PhD (Fine Art), The University of Newcastle, Australia. Creation and exhibition of   2D works  based on colour and music, through the  establishment of a unique colour coding system (paintings, drawings and digital art)

1996   M.A. Painting, Academia de San Carlos, Autonomous National University of Mexico

1991   Bachelor of Arts, National School of Visual Arts, Autonomous National University of Mexico     (UNAM),

1982-1983   Drama and Literature, UNAM (Autonomous National University of Mexico)

1977-1981   Music: flute and percussion, Institute of Fine Arts School of Music, Mexico

Autonomous National University of MexicoUONANU

Susy's PhD award


Fluent in Spanish and English with knowledge of French and Italian.



Since 1989 Susana has held 27 Solo Exhibitions and 32 Group exhibitions both local and international including 4 Biennales in Mexico. See more of Susana’s exhibitions.



2011     Latin Woman of the year 2011, distinction established by the AHWBN (Australian Hispanic Business Women Network)  .

2003-2006     International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IRS), University of Newcastle.

2003-2006     University of Newcastle Postgraduate Research Scholarship (UNPRS)

1997     Mexican Endowment for the Arts Grant FONCA-CONACULTA

Reverberation Oil on clear film (acetate)


2015 – 2016 Art teacher at The Arts Emporium, Newcastle, Australia

2011-2012    Painting teacher at the Newcastle Community Art Centre

2009    Contractor Curator at the Newcastle Art Gallery

2008-09    Assistant curator  internship at Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art (ATSIA) department. National Gallery of Australia.

2008    Curator, Newcastle Community Art Center Annual show at Art Space

2001    Assistant researcher CENIDIM, National Center of Musical Research in Mexico


o      Migration: Identity and Memory –  photographic book Australia, November  2016

o      Private Dreams Public Collections, Manolo Ruiz Pipó , Newcastle  Art Gallery, Australia, February 2009

o      Voices of Mexico, CISAN-UNAM magazine, January-March 2007

o      Vivace, Susana Enriquez, PhD Exhibition Catalogue, University of Newcastle, 2006

o      Hunter Life Style Magazine, “Life in the Hunter Region of New South Wales”, Issue 4 November/October 2003

o      Voices of Mexico, CISAN-UNAM, magazine, Number 61, October-December 2002

o      Heterofonia – Cenidim, quarterly music magazine,  Institute of Fine Arts, 2000

o      MM1 Un Año de Diseñarte 1999, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana. 1st. edition




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