“A good painting, to me, has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires” – Hedy Lamarr, American Actress
Urban Road began in 2010, by self-taught artist and illustrator Suzie Atkin, who dreamed of bringing original canvas art prints into the homes savvy art lovers world wide.
The Australian-based Urban Road has an extensive range of unique and lovingly created designs and patterns to blend with your home décor. With beautiful and elegant colour palettes, trendy designs and uplifting imagery, Urban Road’s artworks are easy-to-match with both contemporary and traditional settings, complementing your home with dashes of colour and strokes of artistic sophistication.
The popularity of the unique designs may have been what garnered interest from leading home and life style magazines House & Garden, Home Beautiful, Grazia, Shop Till You Drop, Shop for Kids, Sydney Telegraph Sunday Magazine, Ivy & Piper, and Adore Home. In addition to featuring on TV shows like The Block, Better Homes & Gardens and channel 10′s The Living Room.
About Urban Road’s Artworks…
Urban Road is the perfect place to be for original and inspiring art prints on canvas. Simply browse through the collections in the online shop or see the artworks in their natural ‘habitats’ in our gallery.
Suzie’s artworks are a combination of hand painted art and digital design, printed on artist grade poly cotton blend canvas with latex inks. Each is then stretched over 38mm timber stretcher bars and gallery wrapped, which means the image is stretched around the edges of the frame to create a seamless, museum-quality finish.
The artist: Suzie Atkin
Born in California, Suzie’s family moved to Australia when she was a child. Raised in Sydney, Suzie fell in love with art from a young age and was deeply inspired by her creative mother and the travel she experienced growing up. After working in the professional world of I.T. For over 10 years, Suzie decided to ditch her suit and follow her passion for making beautiful artworks and create her own line, Urban Road.
“I think of art as an ever-changing journey and one that I love being on. I take my inspiration from my urban surroundings and transform these into pieces that I hope will uplift any home or office space,” says Suzie.
Suzie holds a deep passion for art and interiors, with hope for inspiring living spaces and a vision for creating accessible and affordable contemporary art, without compromising on quality.