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S u s a n  Y o r k
www.susanyork.com

artist's statement

LIVES AND WORKS: Santa Fe, New Mexico

BORN: Newport, Rhode Island

HONORS AND AWARDS             [selected]

2012 Alumni Achievement Award, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
2012 Alpert/Ucross Residency Prize, Alpert Foundation Award for residency at the UCross Foundation, Sheridan, Wyoming
2007 Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship
1996 Finalist, Fulbright Fellowship

SOLO EXHIBITIONS                      [selected] 
2014 High Density, dr. julius, with Peter Weber, Berlin, Germany
2013 Fabbri Contemporary Art, Milan, Italy The Unfolding Center, with Arthur Sze, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe NM
2012 Galerie Renate Bender, Munich, Germany
2012 Fabbri Contemporary Art, Milan, Italy
2010 James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2009 Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008 Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, NM
2007 exhibitions 2d, Marfa, TX
Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, NM
2006 Graphite, exhibitions 2d, Marfa, TX
2005 Angle of Repose, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003 Center of Gravity, Klaudia Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2000 Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997 Europees Keramisch Werkcentrum, s’Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands
1999 Primal Space and Form, van de Griff Gallery, Santa Fe, NM


GROUP EXHIBITIONS                            [selected]

2015 Be Here Now, 308@156 Project Artspace, NY, NY
2014 Hauptsache Grau #4, Mies van der Rohe Haus, Berlin, Germany
2014 PAARUNGEN, Arbeiten auf Papier, bilder und Kleinskulpturen, LA Projects, Landshut, Germany
2014 THe Collection, Zurich Switzerland
2014 The Armory Show, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2014 Beyond the Grid, Columbus Art Museum, Columbus, Georgia
2013 AGAIN: Repetition, Obsession and Meditation, Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, NM
2013 Cumulous Skies: The Enduring Modernist Aesthetic in NM, SF Community Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2012 WOP! works on paper, Fabbri Contemporary, Milan, Italy
2012 Gravity: It’s the Law, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2012 Alcove 12.5, Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
2012 Thinking New Mexico: A Centennial Exhibition, NM State University, Las Cruces, NM
2010 Fabbri Contemporary, Milan, Italy
2010 Neue Positionen Zeitgenössischer Reduktiver Kunst, Galerie Renate Bender, Munich, Germany
2009 Wes Mills and Susan York: Graphite on Paper, James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2008 Gravitas, Dorsky Projects, Long Island City, NY
2007 Trace Elements, Margarete Roeder Gallery, NY, NY
Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Art Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
2006 Minimal /ist, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WN
2004 Implicit Plasticity, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Zen of Materiality, Charlotte Jackson Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands [Dutch Souvenir Project]
exhibitions 2d, Marfa, Texas
2003 53rd Concorso Internazionale della Ceramica d’Arte Contemporanea,
Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche, Faenza, Italy
Spazio Consolo, Salon de Mobil, Milan, Italy, [Dutch Souvenir Project]
Galerie Binnen, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, [Dutch Souvenir Project]
Museum voor Hedenaagse Kunst, Tilburg, Netherlands, [Dutch Souvenir Project]
2000-2002 Ceramic National 2000
Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
Samuel P. Harn Museum, Gainesville, FL
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA
2001-2002 Organizing the World: Sculptural Interventions, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM
Steel Girrrls, Houston Texas, Jonson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2002 Ceramic Annual 2001, Scripps College, Claremont CA
Rendezvous, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NB
2001 Silicate, Baltimore Works, Baltimore, MD
Al2O3 SIO3, The Governor’s Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1995 Center of Gravity (thesis exhibition), Cranbrook Academy of Art
Intersections and Interstices: Installations & Collaborations
with the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Pontiac, MI
1992 Golden Mean Constructions, Janus Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1991 Biennale Internazionale di Ceramica Contemporanea, Galleria d’Arte, Grottaglie, Italy
1990 III Svjetski Trienale Male Keramike, Zagreb, Croatia
1989 CCA Invitational, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Surface and Substance, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
1988 Color/Form/Texture, Freehand Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sensual Surfaces, Marilyn Butler Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
1987 New Mexico ’87, Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of New Mexico,
On the Wall / Off the Wall, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1985 Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Jonson Gallery, U. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
1984 Southwest: Midwest Exchange, Lill St. gallery, Chicago, IL
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
American National, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA
Color/No Color: S.L. York and Holly Roberts, The Artists Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

COLLECTIONS                             [selected]
Lannan Foundation, Marfa, TX and Santa Fe, NM
The Panza Collection, Lugano, Switzerland
The Maxine & Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Stedejlijk Museum - s’Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands
Museum of Fine Arts of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM
Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque NM

LECTURES & TEACHING            [selected]
2009-Present President's Chair, Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM
1998-2009 College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
2008 Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2006 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2005 Hunter College, NY, NY
2004 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2002 Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago IL, panel discussion
2003 University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2000 New York University, NY, Guest Lecture
  University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1998-2009 College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
1990 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

EDUCATION
MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
BFA, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

PUBLICATIONS                            [selected]
The Unfolding Center, Arthur Sze & Susan York, interview by John Yau, Radius Books, 2013
Applaus Kultur-Magazin, “Zauber des Purismus,” by Rüdiger Heise, July 8, 2012, Munich, Germany
Art in America, “Susan York: James Kelly Contemporary,” by Harmony Hammond, March, 2011, NY, NY
Food & Wine, “Santa Fe Enters a New Age,” by Douglas Anthony Cooper, September, 2011, NY, NY
Art in America, "Susan York, 3 Columns, Lannan Foundation" by Sarah S. King, December, 2008, NY, NY
ArtForum, “Critics Picks: Susan York” by Blake Gopnik, July/August, 2008
Sculpture Magazine, “Eliminating Subject and Object” by Jan Riley, July, 2008
Art in America, “Santa Fe Summer Preview” by Sarah S. King, June/July, 2008
New York Times Magazine, “ Flying Geese” by Susan York, Lives Column, Dec. 4, 2005, NY, NY
Art +Antiques, “America’s Artland: Santa Fe” by Ellen Berkovitch, 2007
Sculpture Magazine, “Obsession” by Kathleen Whitney, April, 2006
Art in America, “Susan York, Klaudia Marr Gallery” by Sarah King, February, 2004, NY, NY
The Ceramic Process by Anton Rejoinders, Amsterdam, Netherlands, A & C Black, London, England
Kerameiki Techni, Sept. 2002, Piraeus, Greece CM, Susan York by Richard Garriott-Stejskal, April 2002, Ohio
Ceramics: Art and Perception, No. 47, Sydney, Australia
THE Magazine, The Universe of Susan York, June, 1999, Santa Fe, NM
100 Artists of the Southwest, by Douglas Bullis, 2006, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. PA
Scripps College 58th Annual, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Claremont, CA, 2002

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCIES         [selected]
2012 UcrossFoundation, Sheridan, Wyoming (Alpert/Ucross Residency Prize)
1997 Europees Keramisch Werkcentrum (European Ceramic Work Center), s’Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands
1987-89 United World College, Las Vegas, NM
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