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Suree S.

Founder
Worthington, MN, USA

Biography

Suree was born in Thailand. At age seven, Suree and her family won a visa lottery and relocated to Worthington, MN. Growing up, because of her love of clothing and accessories, she dreamt of working in fashion and becoming a designer. After high school, Suree studied at Southeast Tech. for one year and later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in fashion. Suree worked in her dream job as an account executive and creative director for the Monreno clothing company. During this time, she suffered a psychotic episode at work that resulted in her admission to a psychiatric hospital. This event would later lead to her being diagnosed with manic-bipolar depression. After this, Suree moved back home and started an Associates Degree program at Minnesota West Community and Technical College. While there, she discovered her love for sculpting and painting as a way to heal. She became passionate about helping others heal through art. These experiences led Suree to found Creative Healing Space.

Suree believes that art has a powerful healing effect on one's mind, body, and soul, and she wanted to spread that to the community. She is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in sociology and works as an assistant manager and a Thai massage therapist.