Born in Beijing, China, Susu began painting at the Central Academy of Arts & Design at the age of 12. In 2011, Susu received a full scholarship to attend graduate school at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama, where she completed her MFA in 2015. In the fall of 2017, Susu was honored to receive a nomination for Pittsburgh’s Emerging Artist of the Year Award. In the summer of 2018, Susu was nominated for the Eben Demarest Trust Award and also had her solo exhibition "Between the Lines" presented at Bunker Projects. Her paintings were featured in publications such as ARTPULSE Magazine (2018) and JUXTAPOZ (2018). Currently Susu makes paintings full-time and further develops her professional studio practice.