SUZY SPENCE

Born 1969, Boston MA

Lives and works in Brooklyn and Vermont

 

Education:

1998 MFA The School of Visual Arts, NY

1996 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

1992 BFA Parsons School of Design, New York and Paris

1991 Smith College

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2020 Full Cry, Suzy Spence at Tayloe Piggot Gallery, Jackson Hole, WY

2019 On the Hunt, curated by Amy Rahn, The Helen Day Art Center, Stowe VT

2019 Death Rider, Cathouse Proper, Brooklyn New York

2018 Of Dandies and Drags, curated by Ella Marder and Olivia Song, NeueHouse New York

2018 A Night Among the Horses, Sears Peyton Gallery, New York

2008 Town and Country, Andrea Jenkins Gallery, Beaufort SC

2002 The Crackup, Rare New York

1999 Visions of Grandeur, Grazer Kunstverein Graz, Austria

1998 Visions of Grandeur, American Fine Arts, Co. New York

 

Group Exhibitions:

2021 Spring Selections, Sears Peyton Gallery, New York

2020 The Enabling Act, a Call to Arms, M. David & Co., Bushwick NY

2019 Selections from the permanent collection, University of Maine Museum of Art, Orono, ME

Fete, Bedford Historical Hall, organized by Redfox Gallery, Bedford NY

2018 CMCA Biennial, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland Maine, curated by Suzette

McCavoy

Grace au Dessin, curated by Jason McKechnie Art Mur, Montreal, Quebec

and Woodbury University Gallery, Burbank, CA

Artcritical, Eric Firestone Gallery, curated by David Cohen, New York

2017 Light in the Dark, curated by Karin Schaefer, Sears Peyton Gallery

At a Langorous Pace, Sears Peyton Gallery

2016 The Hunt Intensifies, curated by David Dixon, Cathouse FUNeral at Coustav Waxman Annex, New York

Group Show Artist’s Week, organized by Anita Fuller Great Spruce Head Island, Maine

2015 Summer Show, Sears Peyton Gallery, New York

2014 Northeast (The Book Lovers) M HKA, curated by David Murato and Joanna Zeilinska, Rotterdam

Netherlands

The Hunt, curated by David Dixon, Cathouse FUNeral, Brooklyn

2014 Le Show Des Amis’, curated by Jeannie Weissglass, Showroom Gowanus, Brooklyn NY

The Appearance of Clarity: Works in Black and White, curated by Amy Rahn for The Helen Day Art Center,

Stowe Vermont

2011 Signs on the Road, Ed Winkelman Gallery, New York, organized by Leslie Brack, Michael Ashkin and Joshua

Geldzalher

2010 Verge Art Fair, Dylan Hotel, New York

2009 Momenta Art, Brooklyn, The Mood Back Home, an exhibition inspired by Womanhouse, organized by

Leslie Brack and Suzy Spence

Here's Looking at You, Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles

Sarah Meltzer Gallery, Momenta auction, New York

2008 New York Foundation for the Arts commission, boxed edition, ‘Rachel & John’,

Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn,Born Again, Again, curated by Eduard Steinhauer

Bridge Art Fair Miami, with curator Eduard Steinhauer

2002 Colgate University Art Gallery, Metaforms, curated by Carol Kinne

2001 Muller DeChiara Gallery, Berlin, Wattage and Friendship curated by David Hunt

Rare, New York, Vice Versa curated by Michael Lieberman

De Chiara Gallery, New York, Slice of Life, organized by Laurie DeChiara,

Scope Art Fair Miami, Rare

2000 Momenta Brooklyn, I Saw Stars, curated by Leslie Brack

1999 Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, Paper Magazine's 15th Anniversary Exhibition

Accelerator, exhibition curated by Josephine Lanyon, Godfrey Worsdale, and Catherine Gibson, exhibited

at Arnolfini Bristol, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, and Oldham Art Gallery, Oldham, United

Kingdom

1999 Leslie Heller Work Space, New York, Chocolate Kingdom, curated by Leslie Brack

Turner and Runyon Gallery, Dallas, Encyclopedia 1999

Momenta fundraising exhibition, Green Naftali, New York

Angela, Glarner Kunstverein, Glarus, Switzerland

1998 Matthew Marks and Pat Hearn Galleries, New York, Painting Now and Forever, Part I

American Fine Arts, Co, New York, E Pluralis Nihil, organized by Colin DeLand

David Beitzel Gallery, New York, A Skowhegan Decade

School of Visual Arts Gallery, Dataphilia organized by Ken Feingold

Fellowships and Awards

2018 H.A.R.P. artists’ residency Barnag, Hungary

2016 Great Spruce Island Maine, Artist’s Week

2011 Vermont Studio Center, Writing Fellowship

2009-2019 New York Foundation for the Arts, Fiscal Sponsorship, the online archive for Womanhouse (1972)

2001 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow

1996 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Fellow

 

Teaching:

2010 – present Visiting Critic and Mentor, Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA program

2018 The Helen Day Art Center, Stowe Vermont

2002 Visiting Lecturer, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn