Naoe Suzuki is Program Administrator for the Program in Peacebuilding and the Arts. She joined the Center in 2010.Prior to joining the Center, she worked as operations and media relations manager for a small business, and as administrative specialist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Suzuki is also an accomplished visual artist whose works have been exhibited nationally, including the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA; Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY; Art Institute of Boston Gallery, Cambridge, MA; Sarah Doyle Gallery at Brown University, Providence, RI; and the Kniznick Gallery at the Women's Studies Research Center at Brandeis University. Her drawings have been published in New American Paintings, Vol. 74 in 2008, and Vol.86 in 2010.
Suzuki’s residency fellowships include Blue Mountain Center, New York; Millay Colony for the Arts, New York; Jentel, Wyoming and MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire. She received the Artist Grant in Drawing/Printmaking/Artist’s Book (2006) and Artist Grant in Sculpture/Installation (2001) from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Artists’ Resource Fund from Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, and the Blanche E. Colman Award from Mellon Trust of New England.
Suzuki was born in Tokyo, Japan. She has lived in the United States since 1986. She holds an M.F.A. in Studio for Interrelated Media from Massachusetts College of Art.