Suzanne Klotz instituted numerous multi-cultural art programs and exhibitions in South Australia, West Africa, Mexico, Taiwan, Palestine, Jordan and the United States. Klotz was an art consultant for the Ngarrindjeri Aborigines in South Australia. During the 1990’s Klotz independently conducted numerous workshops and exhibitions in Palestinian refugee camps in Palestine.
Klotz’s awards include a 2014 Middle East Binational Fulbright Scholar Award for the creation of an art salon comprised of Palestinian women in Amman, Jordan, sponsored by the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. She has also been awarded grants from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Puffin Foundation, Change Inc, 3 New York Artists’ Fellowships, Capelli d’Angeli Foundation, 2 National Endowment for the Arts Craftsman Fellowships, National Endowment for the Arts Dance and Performance Fellowship, Arizona Artists’ 3-D Fellowship, Arizona Governor’s Award "Women Who Create and Educate," Arizona Governor’s City Improvement Award for a public park sculpture, and Texas Tech University’s Most Distinguished 2-D Graduate Alumni Award.
Klotz holds a BFA Degree from the Kansas City Art Institute, MFA Degree from Texas Tech University, and Secondary Teaching Certification from the University of Missouri Kansas City.
Her academic appointments, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, include universities in Arizona, California, Texas, Utah, and South Australia. Her art has been exhibited in over 350 exhibitions internationally since 1972 and is in numerous public, corporate and private collections.