Sue Pedley is a visual artist living in Sydney, recognised for her multimedia installations, large scale drawings and collaborations. Responsive to the contingencies of the sites where she works, her recurring themes include the environmental degradation of water and its impact on communities and the natural world. Her work also focuses on issues of colonisation including addressing her family history as settlers in Tasmania.
Sue has collaborated with Phaptawan Suwannakudt creating an installation titled, Line Work: Rivers of the Basin (2021) at Penrith Regional Gallery and drawings, exhibited at Articulate Gallery (2021). Sue has worked in the Asian region for over twenty years – in Japan, China, Vietnam and Sri Lanka and has participated in the Echigo Tsumari Art Triennial (2006 & 2018) and Setouchi Triennial (2010), working closely with rural communities and volunteers.
Sue teaches drawing at Sydney College of the Arts and the School of Architecture, Building and Planning at Sydney University.