Suzanne Glémot is a book artists and dual master’s candidate at the University of Iowa, earning an MFA in the Book Arts at the UI Center for the Book alongside an MA in Library and Information Science. Her practice in the book arts centers heavily on the pursuit of fine craftsmanship, primarily in bookbinding and in letterpress printing, as well as in decorative techniques such as hand paper cutting. It is through this emphasis on craftsmanship that she works to honor the narratives and texts that are at the center of her pieces. Since 2017, she produces hand printed book objects and broadsides under the imprint Stoat and Heather Press.
Through her studies at the University of Iowa, she is additionally trained in book conservation and preservation practices.
Among other academic awards at the University of Iowa, Suzanne is the recipient of an Iowa Arts Fellowship and an Obermann Graduate Fellowship. Her work can be found in several collections including Special Collections at the University of Florida, the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, and the Central Libraries Special Collections at Baylor University in Texas. She is exhibited nationally in juried and in group shows.
Originally from France, Suzanne holds a BA in Studio Art with a minor in museum studies from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi.