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

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

- Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery - Pittsburgh, Penn.

- Pismo Gallery - Aspen, Denver, Vail Colo.

- 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 Galleries : 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

Liberty Museum (Glass) - September 26th-29th 2013

Glasmuseet Ebeltoft - Body Talk - April 5th-Sep 28th, 2013 - Ebeltoft, Denmark

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

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

Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery (Happy Birthday Studio Glass is 50) October 5th 2012- Pittsburgh, Pennslvania

SOFA / Chicago - Navy Pier, represented by Adamar Fine Arts, 2012 - Chicago, Illinois - www.sofaexpo.com

Dane Gallery, Nantucket Massachusetts, summer 2012

Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Teapots / 6th Invitational April 13th - June 2nd 2012

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

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

Art Alliance For Contemporary Glass -------------- ARTIST OF THE MONTH - January 2011

SOFA Chicago, "Group Show", represented by Adamar Fine Arts, Nov 3rd-6th, 2011 - Chicago, Illinois

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

Hodgell Gallery, "Solo Exhibition", February 9-28-2011, Sarasota Florida

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

MIA/Miami International Art Fair, "Group Show", represented by Adamar Fine Arts - Jan 13-17th, 2011 - Miami, Florida

SOFA / Chicago - Navy Pier, "Group Show", represented by Adamar Fine Arts, Nov 3rd-6th, 2010 - Chicago, Illinois

Judy Youens Gallery, "Feminine Essence", April 24th-May 30th, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Cattle Track Gallery "Behold The Brilliance", Spring 2009, Scottsdale, AZ

34th Annual International Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Detroit Michigan 2006

Featured Artist, Summer/Fall 2001, Marshall Arts Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

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

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

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

Featured Artist, June 7-Sept. 17, 2000, “In The Garden”, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, AZ

Featured Artist, March 1998, Origins Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

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

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

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

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

Invitational, 1996, Objects Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

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

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

Twist Gallery Invitational, May 1994, Portland, Oregon

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

One Woman Painting Exhibition, November 1993 & April 1994, Art and Soul Gallery, San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Featured Artist, June/July 1991, The Faivus Collection, Los Angeles, CA

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

‘No Coyotes Here’, Arizona Designer Craftsman, Arizona State University, March 5 – April 7, 1991

Ritual & Primitive Origins’, Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, February 6 – March 10, 1991

Jewelry Invitational, Feb. 9 – March 2, 1991, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ

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

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

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

New Art-forms for Martha Schneider Gallery, Sept. 1990, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

Solo Exhibition, June 1990, Art Options, Los Angeles, CA

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

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

Featured Artist, April – June 1990, Arizona Designer Craftsman, at Sky Harbor Int’l Airport, Phoenix, AZ

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

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

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

Exposition New Artforms, Sept. 22 – 24, 1989, Navy Pier, Chicago. IL

Jewelry Today Competition, June 9 – July 8, 1989, Joan Michlin Collection, New York, NY

‘In Place of Ivory-In Praise of Elephants’, July 6 – Sept. 5, 1989. Flying Shuttle Gallery, Seattle, WA

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

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

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

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

Ancient Inspirations, Sept. 15 – Oct. 31, 1988, Carlyn Gallery, New York, NY

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

National Invitational, July 7 – Aug. 31, 1988, Flying Shuttle Gallery, Seattle, WA

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

Spotlight ’88, Southeast/Southwest Crafts, June 2 – July 1, 1988, University of Alabama Moody Gallery of Art

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

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

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

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

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

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

Featured Artist, June/July 1987. Carlyn Gallery, New York, NY

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

‘Body Adornment’ Invitational, April 9 – May 27, 1987, Smithsonian Museum, Renwich Gallery Museum Shop, Washington D.C.

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

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

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

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

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

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

PERIODICAL AND BOOK LISTINGS

The Urban Glass Art Quarterly (magazine) Summer 2013

The Urban Glass Art Quarterly (magazine) Spring 2013

The Urban Glass Art Quarterly (magazine) Fall 2012

Pittsburgh Tribune Newspaper - December 9, 2012 pg. F7

SOFA Catalogue

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, March/April 2012 (Translating Ancient Art Into Glass Sculpture)

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

Art Palm Beach Catalogue 2012

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

Arizonia 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, Dec. 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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