Susie Allen is an artist, curator and teacher. She studied at the Royal College of Art and later became the Curator of its Painting Collection.

In 1996 she set up London based curating practise ArtWise with Penny Roberts and has curated many exhibitions including The British Art Show in Vienna in 1984, Exhibition Road: Painters from the Royal College of Art, the centenary exhibition for the RCA and 3 Ways, a touring exhibition for the British Council. She has also run contemporary art projects for the National Art Collection Fund, Glasgow Museums, Pallant House Gallery, Wedgwood, Deloitte & Touche and Midland Bank.