Sue McDougall lives and works in Hastings.

She gained an MA in Fine Art at the University of Brighton (2015). In 2013 she completed a Foundation Degree (FDA) in Fine Art Contemporary Practice also with the University of Brighton, at Sussex Coast College, Hastings

Previously Sue had a career as a writer and journalist, writing on national newspapers including the Financial Times, London Evening Standard, Independent on Sunday and the Daily Mail.


Sue is the winner of the Hackney Road Sculpture Prize which was organized by the Eastside Educational Trust. Her design will be at the centre of regeneration project by Regal Homes which will bring 200 new homes and 1000 jobs to the area.

She is a finalist in the 2016 Broomhill National Sculpture Prize: her sculpture can be seen in the Broomhill Sculpture Park until Spring 201

Solo Exhibitions

April/June 2016:  Stone, Sea, Skin – The Olive Museum Ano Gazea, Magnesia, Greece

May 2016 Nostalgia for the Body – floating sculptures at Project 78 St Leonard’s on Sea

March 2016: Nostalgia for the Body – floating sculptures at Tom’s Etching Studio, London E9 5EN

October 2014: Space and Skin, Grand Parade University of Brighton

Group Exhibitions

March 2017: The Textures of Time: 3 dimensional works with fellow Broomhill finalists Paul Tuppeny and Stathis Dimitriadis – Murmurations Gallery, Bexhill

December 2016: Editions 2016, Project 78, St Leonard’s on Sea

October 2015: Artmasters 2015, Old Truman Brewery

July 2015: Cell, Brighton Centre for Regenerative Medicine, 2015 Annual Meeting

June 2015: MA Exhibition, Grand Parade, University of Brighton

February 2015: MA & Other Post Graduates 2015, Atkinson Gallery, Millfield, Street

December 2014: MA in a Manger, Grand Parade University of Brighton

July 2014: MA Exhibition, Grand Parade, University of Brighton

December 2013: Seen and Unseen, Grand Parade, University of Brighton

September 2013: Seen and Unseen, Coastal Currents, Open Studio event, Hastings

September 2013: Art in Boxes, Linchpin Gallery, Willowfield Road, Eastbourne

October 2012: End of the Summer Exhibition, Sussex Coast College

September 2012: Art Exhibition, Coastal Currents, St Leonard’s on Sea

April – May 2012: First Art Exhibition, Coast Restaurant, Hastings

April – May 2012: Toast on Tour, Hastings College

February 2012: Underground, Claremont Studios Hastings