education

Rhode Island School of Design, BFA Painting, 1990.

Goldsmiths College, University of London, MA Visual Arts/Textiles, 2002.

Hartford Art School, MFA Illustration, 2015.

selected exhibitions

2015   MFA THESIS EXHIBIT, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT.

2014    FACULTY BIENNIAL, Hamilton Gallery, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI.

2011    ARTISTS IN THE ARCHIVE. A fellowship with the special collections library at the Providence Athenaeum. The Hive Archive and AS220, Providence, RI.

2010  CURIOUSER. Museum of Natural History, Providence, RI. A response to the museum’s Victorian specimen collection. Eric Johnson and Erica carpenter, curators.
           UNCANNY. Rebecca Ryan Randall Gallery, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC.

2009   THE BROADCASTER PROJECT. Village Green, Hereford, UK. Curated by the Postmethodists.

2008   NOMENUS QUARTERLY, Dactyl Foundation, New York, NY. Curated by Erik Madigan Heck.
             LO! A Collection of Secreted Tales and Objects of Wonder. The Museum of Small Finds,
             Pawtucket, RI.

2007   THINKING CAPS. Hunter Gallery, Drury and Grovesnor Center for the Arts, St. George’s School, Middletown, RI. solo
             SAMPLER Digital Video Selections. Rebecca Ryan Randall Gallery, Coastal Carolina
             University, Conway, SC.

2005   brooklynartists.org VIDEO SCREENING. Galapogos, Brooklyn, NY.

2004   VIDEO MARATHON. Art in General, New York, NY.
            OUTPOST: CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS’ VIDEOS, Borderlines Film Festival, Hereford, UK.

2003   DOMAIN. Hamilton Gallery, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI. solo

2002   SERIES AND CONFUSION. G.E.C. Gallery, London, UK.

            GOLDSMITHS VISUAL ARTS DEGREE SHOW. Goldsmiths College, London, UK.
            RANDOM CROSS STITCH, Gallery 33, London, UK.

2000   ARTIST IN THE MARKETPLACE/20 YEARS. Bronx Museum on the Arts, Marysol Nieves, curator.
            REFLECTIONS ON THE PAST, Hera Gallery, Wakefied, RI. solo

1998   THE CRAFT: Works by Kiki Smith, Lauren Letitia, William Allen, Susannah Strong, Joel Otterson, Barbara Westermann, and Jospeh Beuys. The Living Room,       Newport, RI.

1997   OF TOTEMS, TRAPS, MAPS, AND JAMES JESUS ANGLETON. David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Jo-Ann Conklin, curator.
           SETS AND SUBSETS (traveling solo show) Lilian and Coleman Taube Museum of Art, Minot, ND; Jamestown Arts Center, Jamestown, ND; Mind’s Eye Gallery,           Dickinson State University, Dickinson, ND.

1996   CLASSIFIED: A Collection of Objects Created and Displayed with the 17thc. Cabinet of Curiosoty in Mind. Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI. solo

1995   ARTIST IN THE MARKETPLACE: 1995 FELLOWS. Bronx Museum of the Arts, Marysol Nieves and Lydia Yee, curators.
           CONVERGENCE Vlll. Roger Williams Park, Providence, RI.
           COMPOUNDS. Contemporary Artists’ Center, North Adams, MA.
           ART OF THE NORTHEAST USA. Silvermine Guild Arts Center, CT. Andre Emmerich, curator.

1994   OTHERS AMONG OTHERS. Wierzbowski Gallery, Houston, TX.
           EXPO XIV. B.J. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY. Claire Bell (Assoc. Curator, Guggenheim), curator.
           EXHIBITING THE LANDSCAPE. Aidekman Arts Center, Tufts University, Boston, MA.

1992   ARTISTS INVITE ARTISTS. Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA.
           THE IMPROVISATIONAL SPIRIT, Transco Tower Gallery, Houston, TX Sally Sprout, curator.
           FIVE TEXAS ARTISTS BORN AFTER 1960. First Interstate Bank Plaza,
           Houston, TX.
1991   INTRODUCTIONS. W.A. Graham Gallery, Houston, TX. solo


selected private collections
Edward Albee, New York, NY
Carol and Sol LeWitt, Chester, CT
Walter Hopps and Caroline Huber, Houston, TX.


awards, honors, fellowships

MacColl Johnson Fellowship in Writing, RI Foundation, 2016.

Murray Tinkelman Illustration Award, Hartford Art School, 2015
Individual Fellowship Grant in New Genres. Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, 2003.
Individual Fellowship Grant in Three-dimensional Art. Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, 2001.
Nominee, Saint-Gaudens Memorial Fellowship, 1997.
Nominee, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, 1997.
Individual Fellowship Grant in Three-dimensional Art. Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, 1996.
The Walter Hopps Grant. Residency at the Contemporary Artists Center in North Adams, Massachusetts, 1995.
Fellowship. The Bronx Museum of the Arts: “Artists in the Marketplace” (AIM) Program. New York, 1994-1995.
Residency. The Edward Albee Foundation, Montauk, New York, 1992.

selected reviews and publications
Cate McQaid, “A New Take on Past Favorites: Curiouser highlights art inspired by the Vistorian Age,” Boston Herlald, Jan. 4, 2011.
“Susannah Strong: Interview,” Nomenus Quarterly, Issue 1, November, 2007.
Cynthia Farnell, “Domain,” Art New England, Feb/Marc, 2004.
Holland Cotter, “A Showcase for Emerging Talent Nurtured Within the Same Environment,” New York Times. May 12, 2000.
“of Totems, Traps, Maps, and James Jesus Angleton”, exhibition catalog. Bell Gallery, Brown University, 1997.
Christopher Youngs, “A Clarity of Vision,” New York Newsday, March 17, 1995.
Helen A. Harrison, “Uses of Ambiguity As Well As Clarity,” New York Times, March 19, 1995.
Convergence VIII, exhibition catalog for outdoor sculpture installations, Providence Parks Department. 1995.
Wendy Paris, “Houston, Texas,” Sculpture Magazine, July/August, 1994.

teaching and related work experience

Salve Regina University. Assistant Professor.  Drawing, Illustration, Installation Art. January 2004¬

Rhode Island School of Design. CE Summer Faculty. Basic Design, Idea Lab. 2007-2011.
Conservation. Restoration and conservation of historic house-museums, interior and exterior architectural surfaces. Preservation Society of Newport County, Newport, RI 1998-2004.
Conservation. Objects and interior architectural surfaces. ArtCare Resources, Newport, RI 2005-2009.
Panelist. Drawing and Printmaking Individual Fellowships, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, 2005.
Archaeological Illustration. Staff Illustrator of Small Finds, Akhenaten Temple Project, Mendes, Egypt. Dr. Donald Redford, Egyptologist, University of Toronto. 1999.

 

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