Vale Suzanne Bellamy. Feminist, Artist, Writer, Scholar, Activist.

It was with sadness that Rochford Street Review heard of the death of Suzanne Bellamy on Monday 20 June. Suzanne was one of those rare people, full of life, action and history.

Suzanne was a friend and supporter of Rochford Street Review and appeared on our pages a number of times over the years. In 2019 (Issue 27) Suzanne was our Featured Artist.


Issue 27

Featured Artist Suzanne Bellamy

Poem Suzanne Bellamy 2019

In addition Suzanne contributed articles and reviews to the Review over the years, most recently she provided a tribute on the death of Kate Jennings in June of last year:

Photo by Andrew Jacubowicz. The man on the ground is Andrew Stewart. Part of gun and fur coat series

Suzanne’s launch speech for Susan Hawthorne’s Dark Matters also appeared in the Review 

Suzanne was also a passionate Virginia Woolf scholar and this has been recognised in a moving tribute on the Blogging Woolf website:

Suzanne’s death has been felt by many and Rochford Street Review expresses our condolences to her many friends colleagues and comrades.


  • Biff Ward launched Time and Place, an exhibition by Suzanne Bellamy at the at Altenburg Gallery Braidwood NSW on Friday 11 October 2019
Poem Suzanne Bellamy 2019
Library, Suzanne Bellamy 2019
Woolf and the Chaucer Horse Suzanne Bellamy 2011
Suzanne Bellamy’s studio
Carousel (2019) by Suzanne Bellamy. A multi-media box assemblage, reflecting on the passing material culture of the 20th Century. The work combines old slide projectors, glass, metallica, canvas, thoughts on modernist visioning and perception mediated by machines. The work was part of the show “Abstract Machines” at The Shop Gallery, Glebe, in May 2019




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