Artist and part-time Reader in Art and Design, Wrexham Glyndwr University, North. Wales
PhD University of Wales
Title of thesis: Psychological Resonance and its Relationship to Site in the work of Five Contemporary Painters.
Postgraduate Diploma in Painting, Royal Academy Schools, London, 1st class thesis.
BA (Hons) Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University, 2:1.
Liggett S., Heald K., (2017) Book Chapter: "Visual Arts Mental health and Technology", in "Art, Design and Technology: Collaboration and Implementation".
Springer Briefs in Computer Science, edited by Earnshaw, R.
Liggett S., McClenaghen M., (2016)
“It wasn’t what I thought I was making”: Managing uncertainty in a speculative spaceNational Association of Fine Art Educators (NAFAE) Conference, London.
Liggett S., Heald K., Earnshaw R.A., Thompson E. and Excell P.S. (2015): "Collaborative Research in Art, Design and New Media - Challenges and Opportunities ", Proceedings of Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA 2015).
Earnshaw R.A., Liggett S., Cunningham S., Heald K. and Thompson E(2015): "Models for Research in Art, Design,and the Creative Industries",Proceedings of Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA2015).
Earnshaw R.A., Liggett S. and Excell P.S. (2015): "Evaluating the REF2014 Results in Art and Design", Proceedings of Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA2015).
Heald, K., & Liggett, S. (2013) Time and the chora: ‘Transitory strata’ and ‘in-between-ness’ within ‘dream films’. In:Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, B. ed. Time & Temporality in Language and Human Experience. Frankfurt am Main, Peter Lang, pp.401-409.
Earnshaw, R., Liggett, S. & Heald, K. (2013) Interdisciplinary Collaboration Methodologies in Art, Design and Media In: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA 2013), September 10-13, 2013, Wrexham, UK. Wrexham, Glyndwr University, pp.381-388.
Conference paper Visualising the Invisible: Arts and Science Collaboration presented as part of the Claiming Creativity: Art Education in Cultural Transition (21 – 24 April 2010)at Columbia College, Chicago, USA, in collaboration with Karen Heald, Prof Rob Poole and Dr Richard Tranter.
Conference paper Visualising the Invisible: Artists work in mental health presented as part of the Capturing the Patient Experience (21 June 2010) at Glyndwr University, Wrexham, in collaboration with Karen Heald, Prof Rob Poole and Dr Richard Tranter.
Conference Paper Horizons and Timelines presented as part of the ESA Research Network, Sociology for the Arts, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal ‘European Society or European Societies’ (2 - 5 September 2009) in collaboration with Karen Heald and Professor Paul Haywood.
Conference Paper Artist Residency: Psychiatric Unit presented as part of the ESA Research Network Sociology for the Arts, University of Lisbon, Portugal ‘European Society or European Societies’ (2 – 5 September 2009) in collaboration with Karen Heald.
Membership of Professional Bodies
Became a membership Higher Education Academy.
Elected a Freeman of Company Worshipful Company of Painter Stainers
Elected a Freeman of City of London, Guildhall of London.
Royal Academy Alumni (Formerly the Reynolds Club).
Royal Cambrian Academy Open, Conwy.
Hampstead Baptist Church, London.
SUITE@THEHORSEFALL, Manifest Arts Festival, Manchester.
SUITE Open Studios, Salford.
NEAC Open, Mall Galleries, London.
Moving Minds, Oriel Sycharth Gallery, Wrexham.
Carbon Meets Silicon, Oriel Sycharth Gallery, Wrexham.
Resilience, Congo Projects, Rogue Studios Manchester.
Shortlisted for the Lynn Painter-Stainer Prize, Mall Galleries, London.
Selbstportraits – nur ich?, Kunsthauschen Herrliberg, Switzerland.
Borderlands , Exhibition and exhibition catalogue, Galeria Bielsko, Bielsko-Biala, Poland.
On the Brink, Galeria Sukiennice, Krakow, Poland.
Ways of Looking in Something Light: Notes on Abstraction, exhibition catalogue and exhibition, Gallery Sycharth, Glyndwr University.
Red Door Studio selected artists, Red Door Studio, London.
New Paintings: Susan Liggett, Niki Nemec and Kwai Lau, The Hart Gallery, London.
One person show downstairs at the Castlefield Gallery, Manchester.
The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London.
The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London.
Borderlands, Bleddfa, Powys, Wales, Eros 1, Coventry Gallery, Old Street, London, One person show, The Smiths Gallery, London.
The Tavistock Clinic, London, The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London, Space Awards,The Raw Gallery, London.
The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London, Contemporary Arts Society, Royal Festival Hall, London, Fresh Art, Business Design Centre, London.
Research and Development award from the Arts Council of Wales, Safle and the North Wales Clinical School at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in collaboration with K. Heald, Dr R Tranter and Prof R Poole.
Harris Manchester College Fellowship awarded by Glyndwr University for a residency at Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford.
Space Studios Artists Awards: One year’s tenure of a London artist’s studio (1994-95), followed by an exhibition at the Raw Gallery, London.
The Cyril Sweet Award for Painting, Awarded by the Worshipful Company of Painter Stainters, London.
The Haite Travelling Scholarship awarded by the Royal Academy Schools
The Royal Academy Schools Prize for Printmaking.
The Margaret Bryan Scholarship awarded by Nottingham Trent University
Selector for Nova Art Prize:
The Disappearing L... Women's Only Night, filmed performance screening of Paper Interior, Stiwdio Maelor, Corris, Wales, with Karen Heald.
Slippage: the unstable nature of difference, Contemporary Art Space Chester. Curated by Lesley Halliwell and Jo Thorne.
In-between-ness exhibition of video performance / installations, video stills and paintings from the artist’s response to the In-between-ness project, Gallery Sycharth, Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Wales (6th September – 4th November, 2013), Karen Heald & Susan Liggett.
In-between-ness: Using art to capture the changes to the self during antidepressant treatment collaborative exhibition of video installations, video stills, paintings and artist books as part of the Royal College of Psychiatry International Congress, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, UK, (2nd - 5th July,2013) Karen Heald, Susan Liggett Rob Poole, Richard Tranter & participants.
Helfa Gelf/Art Trail open studios as part of the Glyndwr Collective, School of Art & Design, Wrexham, Wales (6th– 29th September 2013).
In-Betweenness, Oriel Pendeitsh, Caernarfon.
Videoformes film screening and live performance event in Trinty Church, Salford live streamed to Maison du Peuple, Clermont-Ferrand, France (15th March 2012).
Heald, K & Liggett
UK based, artist Marina Moreno, elysium Gallery with ART-E-MOTION presents Vending Machine: an Installation, which features the work of both UK based and International artists.
Visualising the Invisible, Durber Gallery & Caitrin Finch Centre, Glyndwr University,Wrexham, in collaboration with Karen Heald, Arts Council of Wales, Safle and the NHS inrelation to an Artist Residency in the Ablett Psychiatric Unit in North Wales.
White part of Film to Change, Leeds International Film Festival. A series of events, screenings and exhibitions exploring mental health and film Leeds Town Hall, (Nov 8th-Nov 17th 2010) in collaboration with Karen Heald.
Liggett, S & Heald, K White' & 'Blue Instituto Cervantes, Manchester.
Liggett, S & Heald, K, Artist Residency, collaborations with patients and art works, Glan Clwyd NHS Hospital, N. Wales.
Editor of Catalogue for Carbon Meets Silicon
Included in the catalogue publication for the exhibition Slippage: the unstable nature of difference.
Publication Play Serious following participation in a two-day event for practitioner researchers, 2012 Northern Quarter, Manchester, UK (13th – 14th September 2012), Karen Heald & Susan Liggett. www.playserious.info.
Online catalogue Venice. The Vending Machine: An Installation following a group exhibition at the Serra dei Giardini and the Contemporary Art Galleria Perela, Venice (15th -30th September 2011) Karen Heald & Susan Liggett (pages 21 & 51),
Catalogue ‘Border Crossing’ Galeria Bielska / Wrexham Arts Centre /Arts Council Wales.
Catalogue ‘Borderlands’ Galeria Bielska / Arts Council Wales.
Ways of Looking in Something Light: Notes on Abstraction, contributed to exhibition catalogue, ISBN 0 94688 120 1.