SUSAN MCCUAIG is an Australian volunteer in the role of Creative Designer (Handicraft) Trainer and will spend 15 months in Vietnam with COHED.
work with COHED staff and Thai ethnic minority women groups, both in Hanoi and
at project sites, to improve their knowledge and skills in handicraft
development. It is vital to ensure that the traditional culture and
skills are maintained and used within this framework to generate stable incomes
for their households.
Susan is a practicing Textile and Mixed
Media Artist with a wide range of recognised creative skills. The success of
her work is based upon the combining of these practices to create an end
product that is both unique and individual. She brings with her a diverse range
of qualifications, work skills and artistic experience.
at COHED is one of the highlights of my creative career. Management and staff
are a delight to work with and the opportunity for cross-cultural sharing and learning
is a true win/win. I consider myself very fortunate to be a part of such
a professional and dedicated team.
I am excited by the projects I am working on and look
forward to seeing the results as they evolve over the coming months.”