1989-presentParticipation in professional workshops, clinics, guest lecture presentations
1980MFA, Painting/Drawing, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
1975Sculpture Syracuse University Syracuse, New York
BFA, Art Education, Syracuse University Syracuse, New York
1971/72Art History/Cer/Ptg, Drw, Lakeland College Mentor, Ohio
1970Painting, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
2006-2015Visual Art/Ceramics Instructor, Aldergrove Community Secondary School, Aldergrove, B.C., Canada
2011-12, 2014Department Head, Aldergrove Community Secondary School, Aldergrove, B.C., Canada
Fine and Applied Arts Department, Aldergrove, B.C., Canada
1993-1995Instructor (p/t) in Art Education, Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C., Canada
1989-1993District Art Teacher, Langley School District in Langley, B.C., Canada
1987-1993Private Consultation/Instruction in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada
1985-87Summer Instructor, Red Deer College (Summer Series) Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
1980-87StudioArt/Art Ed Instructor, University of Calgary Art Department Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1980-81Instructor, City of Calgary (Adult Education) in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1976-78Visual Art/Design Instructor, Alberta College of Art (Con.Ed) Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1975-78Visual Art Instructor, Separate School System in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1973-74Visual Art Instructor, Orange Community Arts in Moreland Hills, Ohio, United States
1972-73Visual Art Teacher, Jr/Sr High School, Separate School System ,Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2016- PresentVolunteer (Rescue & Transport), Critter Care Wildlife Rescue Society, B.C., Canada
2014-PresentMember, Aldergrove Business Association, B.C., Canada
2011- PresentMember, Tri-City Potters Association, Port Moody, B.C., Canada
2008-10Secretary: Board of Directors Exec., Langley Arts Council, B.C., Canada
2006-10Member, West Coast Clay Sculptors Association, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
1993-Present Founder, Director, Art in the Country, Aldergrove, B.C., Canada
1993-2004 Gallery Coordinator, Mary Pratt Gallery in the Langley Fine Arts School, B.C., Canada
1989- PresentMember, British Columbia Teachers Federation, Canada
1985Resident Artist, Leighton Artist Colony, Banff Centre of Fine Arts, Alberta, Canada
1978-90 Guest Lecturer: Art Education & Professional Art, Conferences, Colleges, Universities & Art Associations in Ontario, Alberta, BC, Canada
2022BRAIDED LIVES, Two person (with Marilyn Dyer) exhibition at the Pop Uptown Gallery, White Rock, B.C., Canada
2015FRASER VALLEY BIENNALE, Mission Arts Centre in Mission, B.C., Canada
2013FRASER VALLEY BIENNALE, Kariton Art Gallery in Abbotsford, B.C., Canada
FANTASTIC FEAST, Port Moody Arts Centre in Port Moody, B.C., Canada
2012VARIOUS VASES, Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, B.C., Canada
2011FRASER VALLEY BIENNALE, Reach Museum, Abbotsford, B.C., Canada
2009GENETICALLY SPEAKING, Blackberry Gallery, West Coast Clay Sculptors Association, Vancouver, B.C. Canada
1998-2005 Biennial Staff Exhibitions: Mary Pratt Gallery of the Langley Fine Arts School, Fort Langley, B.C., Canada
1989Susan Gorris: In Animal Spirit, Surrey Art Gallery, B.C., Canada
1983-87 Annual Faculty Exhibition, Nickle Arts Museum in the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1986An Alternate Point of View Gulf Canada Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1985Susan Gorris: Recent Work Paul Kuhn Fine Arts Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1984Susan Gorris: Reticent Conversions James Ulrich Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1982Susan Gorris: Recent Work Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Susan Gorris; Portraits James Ulrich Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1980Susan Gorris: Masked Marks Harry Wood Art Gallery, Tempe, Arizona, United States
Photography by Sculptors Northlight Gallery, Tempe, Arizona, United States
Arizona Biennial Invitational Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona, United States
1979Wood-In-Art Exhibition, Matthews Art Centre (American Art Heritage Award), Tempe, Arizona, United States
1975Gorris and Gogal: Clouds N’ Water Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, B.C., Canada
Alberta Art Foundation, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Nova, an Alberta Corporation, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States
The Banff Centre School of Fine Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Gulf Canada Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Bank of Montreal, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
Novacor Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Pan Canadian Petroleum Limited, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Pan Pacific Development Corp. Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Petro-Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada