Suzy Arbor was born and raised in Vancouver and continues to live and work in the city. She received her BFA from Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in 2003. She also studied art at the Universidad Polytechnica de Valencia as an exchange student in 2002. In 2005 she graduated from UBC with a Masters in Library and Information Studies. During this program, Suzy completed a practicum at the library of the National Gallery of Canada. Suzy has exhibited throughout the lower mainland and at times further afield. She is currently represented by Art Junction Gallery in Whistler. In addition to building her art career, Suzy works as a librarian for the Vancouver Public Library.