Suzanne Marcil was born in Utica, New York, grew up in the French section of Canada.  She later moved to south Florida where she had her own accounting software consulting business.  When the time came to retire, she and her husband moved to north Florida where she started spending more time exploring the world of art.

Suzanne is a self-taught artist who loves to work with pastel and in 2007 took her first, and very important, colored pencil workshop.  She has been fascinated with colored pencil ever since.  She loves the precision, convenience and cleanliness the medium offers.

Her work has been featured in quite a few exhibitions, seven of them being the Colored Pencil Society of America International Exhibition and in 2015, she received an Award of Excellence for her work "My Sister's Crystal".  Suzanne is a recognized Signature and five year Merit Award member of Colored Pencil Society of America.  She was recently chosen to be published in the CP Treasures Volume V: Colored Pencil Masterworks from around the Globe and Strokes of Genius 10.

Suzanne is a member of CPSA District Chapter 113 where she presently serves as treasurer.  She is also a member of the Live Oak Artists Guild where she serves as treasurer.  She also has been the director of the annual "Autumn Artfest" fine art exhibition for eleven years.