Coast Salish artist Susan Point was born in Alert Bay, British Columbia. Since birth Susan has lived on the Musqueam First Nation Reservation in Vancouver, B.C.
Most recently, Susan was honored to be chosen to create a piece of art to be presented to the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC, a gift from the Government of Canada to celebrate the opening of the National Museum of the American Indian. She was recently elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts, and has been presented with a National Aboriginal Achievement Award in recognition of her work as an artist. Susan is realizing her vision that will no doubt inspire artists and admirers for generations to come.