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SUSAN SILVER BROWN


MEDIUM: CAST-GLASS SCULPTURE


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

2004 Summer Penland, School of Art, North Carolina. Studies with Daniel Clayman.

2002 Spring The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, New York. Studies with
Lucartha Kohler.

2002 Summer Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA

2002 Summer Red Deer College, Canada. Studies with Irene Frolic and Mitchell Gaudet.

1983 – 1985. Arizona State University. Graduate Study in Art Metal, Body Adornment and Sculpture.

1982 – 1983. University of Wisconsin, Madison. Graduate School in Art Metal, Body Adornment and Sculpture.

1980 – 1981. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Graduate School in Primitive Art, African Art History and Teaching Assistant-ship.

1979 – 1980. California State University, Northridge. Graduate School in African Art History and Museum Curator-ship.

1974 – 1978. U.C.L.A., B.A. in Ancient Art History.


CURRENT / PAST GLASS GALLERIES:

Adam Blaue Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

Kuivato Glass Gallery, Arizona

Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pismo Gallery, Aspen, Denver, Vail, Colorado

Dane Gallery, Nantucket, Massachusetts

The Bender Gallery, Ashville, N. Carolina

Tom Riley Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

Adamar Fine Arts, Miami, Florida

Habatat Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

Hodgell Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

Judy Youens Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico


PAST GALLERIES:

Suzanne Brown Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Marshall Arts Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Sculpture to Wear, Beverly Hills, CA

Cotter Gallery, Vail, CO

Maxine’s Artisan’s Jewelry Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Schneider-Bluhm-Loeb Gallery, Chicago, IL

Signature Gallery, Mass Twist Gallery, Portland, OR

Objects Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Bluefish Collection, Soho, NY

Origins Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

(40 Other Galleries Upon Request.)


PERMANENT COLLECTIONS:

Cafesjian Center for the Arts Museum, Yerevan, Armenia

Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

Cafe Terracotta Restaurant, Scottsdale, AZ and Beverly Hills, CA


PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:

Gerard Cafesjian Foundation - Yerevan, Armenia

Schnitzer Foundation

Schomer Collection

Whoppi Goldberg

Robin Williams

CHER

Joan Baez

Michelle Pfeiffer

John Lithgow


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

SOFA Chicago, Adam Blaue Gallery, Chicago - 2016

Featured Auction Artist, 16th Annual Glass Auction & Gala, National Liberty Museum - 2015

Renwick / Smithsonian Tour, Lecture/Studio Exhibition - 2015

Arts Circle 5 / Arts and Beyond Series, Group Lecture / Exhibition - 2015

International Glass Prize Exhibition, Glazenhuis Glass Museum, Lommel, Belgium
April - October 2015

Arizona Glass Alliance "Glass Garden Wall Installation" Sky Harbor Phoenix Airport, AZ (Terminal 3 / Level 1) - Nov 22, 2014 - May 31st, 2015

Glazenhuis Glass Museum "Bodytalk"Lommel, Belgium - Oct 11, 2014 - Mar 15, 2015

SOFA Chicago, Represented by PISMO Gallery, Chicago, IL - www.sofaexpo.com - 2014

Galactic Glass Garden Wall Installation, PISMO Gallery, Denver, CO - Jun 2014

Art Palm Beach, Represented by Pismo Gallery, Palm Beach, FL - Jan 23 - 27, 2014

Studio Exhibition and Lecture, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Arizona Glass Alliance - Jan / Feb 2014

Liberty Museum (Glass) - Sep 26 - 29, 2013

Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Body Talk, Ebeltoft, Denmark - Apr 5 - Sep 28, 2013

Wheaton Glass Weekend, Represented by Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery
Jun 7 - 9, 2013

Art Palm Beach, Represented by Tom Riley Galleries, Palm Beach, FL
Jan 25 - 28, 2013

Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery (Happy Birthday Studio Glass is 50)
Pittsburgh, PA - Oct 5, 2012

SOFA Chicago, Navy Pier, Represented by Adamar Fine Arts, Chicago, IL
www.sofaexpo.com - 2012

Dane Gallery, Nantucket, MA - summer 2012

Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Teapots / 6th Invitational, Pittsburgh, PA - Apr 13 - Jun 2, 2012

Arts Circle 5 / Arts and Beyond Series, Group Lecture / Exhibition - 2011 - 2012 season

Art Palm Beach, Represented by Adamar Fine Arts, Palm Beach, FL
Jan 19 - 23, 2012

Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass -------------- ARTIST OF THE MONTH - Jan 2011

SOFA Chicago, "Group Show", Represented by Adamar Fine Arts, Chicago, IL
Nov 3-6, 2011

Adamar Fine Arts Gallery, "Group Show", Miami, FL - winter 2010 / 2011

Hodgell Gallery, "Solo Exhibition", Sarasota, FL - Feb 9 - 28, 2011

Art Palm Beach, "Group Show", Represented by Adamar Fine Arts, Palm Beach, FL - Jan 20 - 24, 2011

MIA / Miami International Art Fair, "Group Show", Represented by Adamar Fine Arts, Miami, FL - Jan 13 - 17, 2011

SOFA / Chicago, Navy Pier, "Group Show", Represented by Adamar Fine Arts, Chicago, IL - Nov 3 - 6, 2010

Judy Youens Gallery, "Feminine Essence", Santa Fe, NM - Apr 24 - May 30, 2009

Cattle Track Gallery, "Behold The Brilliance", Scottsdale, AZ - spring 2009

34th Annual International Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI - 2006

Featured Artist, Marshall Arts Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ - summer / fall 2001

Featured Artist, Invitational, Pleasures of the Palettes, Casa Org., Phoenix, AZ - 2001

Solo Exhibition, Suzanne Brown Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ - Apr 12 - May 10, 2001

A New Look at the West, Suzanne Brown Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ - Sep / Oct 2000

Featured Artist, “In The Garden”, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, AZ - Jun 7 - Sep 17, 2000

Featured Artist, Origins Gallery, Santa Fe, NM - Mar 1998

Featured Artist, Opera Fashion Show, Madame Butterfly, Origins Gallery, Santa Fe, NM - 1998

Solo Exhibition, “Wearable Talismans”, Objects Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ - 1998

Featured Artist, Gallery and Catalogue, Blue Fish Collection, Soho, NY - 1997

Solo Exhibition, ‘Everyday Sacred’, Objects Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ - Mar 1997

Invitational, Objects Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ - 1996

Saks Fifth Avenue, Featured Metal Artist, Phoenix, AZ - 1995

Invitational, “Every object tells a story”, Arizona University Art Museum - June 1994

Invitational, Twist Gallery, Portland, OR - May 1994,

Solo Exhibition, “The Borgata”, Heads Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ - Nov 1994

One Woman Painting Exhibition, Art and Soul Gallery, San Francisco, CA - Nov 1993 & Apr 1994

“The Borgata” Painting Exhibitions at Cafe Terracotta, Scottsdale, AZ - 1992, 93, 94, 95

Featured Artist, Maxine’s Artisan’s Jewelry Gallery, San Francisco, CA - Oct – Dec 1992

Contemporary American Jewelry Invitational, Banaker Gallery, San Francisco, CA - Nov 20 – Dec 24, 1992

Featured Artist, Mt. Sinai show, Sylvia Ullman Gallery, Cleveland, OH - Oct 18, 1992

Solo Painting and Wearable Art Exhibition, Stetter Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ - Apr 23 – May 14, 1992

Scottsdale Festival for the Arts, Jurors Award - 1995, 1994, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

Featured Artist, The Faivus Collection, Los Angeles, CA - Jun / Jul 1991

‘The Brooch’, The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA - Apr 2 – May 15, 1991

‘No Coyotes Here’, Arizona Designer Craftsman, Arizona State University - Mar 5 – Apr 7, 1991

Ritual & Primitive Origins’, Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University - Feb 6 – Mar 10, 1991

Jewelry Invitational, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ - Feb 9 – Mar 2, 1991

Fine Art for Fine Causes Exhibition, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ - Jan 4, 1991

Peace Symbol Invitational, Oneta Gallery, West Hartford, CT - Oct – Dec 1990

‘Amulets & Talismans: Contemporary Artifacts’, Craftsman’s Gallery, Scarsdale, NY - Sep 15 – Oct 15, 1990

New Artforms for Martha Schneider Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL - Sep 1990

Solo Exhibition, Art Options, Los Angeles, CA - Jun 1990

Featured Artist, Simply Santa Fe Gallery, Santa Fe, NM - May 31, 1990

Featured Artist, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID - May 15, 1990

Featured Artist, Arizona Designer Craftsman at Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, AZ - Apr – Jun 1990

Featured Artist, Contemporary South West Galleries, La Jolla, CA - Dec 2, 1989

Scottsdale Center for the Arts – Artists Tour, Scottsdale, AZ - Nov 9, 1989

Featured Artist, Langman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA - Nov 1 – 30, 1989

Exposition New Artforms, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL - Sep 22 – 24, 1989

Jewelry Today Competition, Joan Michlin Collection, New York, NY - Jun 9 – Jul 8, 1989

‘In Place of Ivory - In Praise of Elephants’, Flying Shuttle Gallery, Seattle, WA - Jul 6 – Sep 5, 1989

Featured Artist, Elaine Potter Gallery, San Francisco, CA - May 24 – Jul 2, 1989

Featured Artist, Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA - May 1 – 31, 1989

Tucson Museum of Art, ‘Hispanic Jewelry Traditions in the Southwest’ - Feb 17 – Jun 4, 1989

Arizona Featured Artist, J. Duffey Jewelers, Scottsdale, AZ - 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987

Ancient Inspirations, Carlyn Gallery, New York, NY - Sep 15 – Oct 31, 1988

‘Desert Spirits’: Contemporary Southwest Craft, Artisan Gallery, Northampton, MA - Sep 3 - Oct 15, 1988

National Invitational, Flying Shuttle Gallery, Seattle, WA - Jul 7 – Aug 31, 1988

‘Earth and Sky’, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, ID - July 8 – Aug 10, 1988

Spotlight 88’, Southeast / Southwest Crafts, University of Alabama Moody Gallery of Art - Jun 2 – Jul 1, 1988

Featured Artist, Santa Fe East, Santa Fe, NM - May 20 – Jun 29, 1988

Featured Artist, Joan Robey Gallery, Denver, CO - May 5 – Jun 11, 1988

Multi-Media Invitational, Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA - Apr 16 – May 25, 1988

Featured Artist, New Stone Age Gallery, Los Angeles, CA - Feb 1 – 14, 1988

Jewelry Invitational, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA - Nov 23 – Jan 9, 1987 – 88

Jewelry Invitational, Carlyn Gallery, New York, NY - Nov 17 – Dec 31, 1987

Featured Artist, Carlyn Gallery, New York, NY - Jun / Jul 1987

Jewelry Invitational, Gallery 500, Elkins Park, PA - Apr 24 – May 9, 1987

‘Body Adornment’ Invitational, Smithsonian Museum, Renwich Gallery Museum Shop, Washington DC - Apr 9 – May 27, 1987

Solo Exhibition, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA - Jan 7 – Feb 12, 1987

Solo Exhibition, Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA - Jan 2 – 31, 1987

Space: New Form, New Function, Invitational, Arrowmont School of Art, Gatlinburg, TN - Oct 25, 1986 – Jan 24, 1987

Solo Exhibition, Artifacts Gallery, Houston, TX - Oct 15 – Nov 6, 1986

Arizona Metal Invitational, Flagstaff, AZ - Aug 10 – Sept 24, 1986

Openings, The Way of the Shaman’, Multicultural Arts and Humanities Gallery, San Diego, CA - Oct 16 – Nov 30, 1985


PERIODICAL AND BOOK LISTINGS:

Glass Art: 112 Contemporary Artists by B. Purchia and E. Ashley Rooney, Schiffer Publishing 2016, p.36-37

Sofa Catalogue 2016, Chicago, Featured Artist for Adam Blaue Gallery

National Liberty Museum Auction / Gala Catalogue 2016

Contemporary Glass Art, Schiffer Publishing 2015

Urban Glass Quarterly, Spring 2014

Florida Design, Winter and Spring 2013

The Urban Glass Art Quarterly (magazine) Summer 2013

34th Annual Pilchuck Auction Catalogue 2012

The Urban Glass Art Quarterly (magazine) Fall 2012

Pittsburgh Tribune Newspaper, December 9, 2012, pg. F7

Art Buzz Books - First Place in 3D Glass, January 2013 Collection, pg. 99 / 100

Best of World-Wide Glass Artists (volume 2) pg. 92, Kennedy Publishing

Glass Art Magazine, Mar / Apr 2012 (Translating Ancient Art into Glass Sculpture)

Glashaus (International Magazine for Studio Glass), "Invoking the Spirit", Germany - 1 / 2012

Art Palm Beach Catalogue 201 2

Art Palm Beach Catalogue 2011

Sculptural Objects Functional Art (S.O.F.A) - Chicago Catalogue 2011

Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass, Newsletter, Fall 2010

Sculptural Objects Functional Art (S.O.F.A) - Chicago Catalogue 2010

The Urban Glass Art Quarterly (magazine) #120 Fall 2010

Arizona Republic, January 2009

The Urban Glass Art Quarterly (magazine) #111 Summer 2008

Art News Magazine, January 2001

Phoenix Home and Garden, April 2001, January 2001

Artbook Arizona, Spring / Summer 2001

Beautiful Things, Artists of Guild.com, 2000

Arizona Women, December 2000

Jewelry, Fundamentals of Metal-Smithing, Tim McCreight, 1997

Phoenix Home and Garden Magazine, March 1989, September 1989, March 1990, May 1992

American Craft Magazine, December 1988, January 1989

Ornament Magazine, Winter 1988, Spring 1988, Summer 1989, Autumn 1989, Winter 1990 (Feature Article)

Metalsmith Magazine, Winter 1989

Arizona Republic Newspaper, March 1988, April 1989

New Mexico Magazine, May 1990

Metropolis Magazine, March 1991

Jewelry/Metalwork 1991 Survey: Visions, Concepts, Communications, David La Plantz, Text, California, 1991

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