Susan Calza

Links

Prof. Susan Calza Artist Talk, March 2012

Art Review: Susan Calza, Axel's Gallery & Frame Shop — Seven Days

Susan Calza on art, Nepal, and heaven’s buffet

Calza leaves her mark on VAC

Let's Not Pretend Trailer (2017 Film)

Let's Not Pretend — a film by Riley Bartolomeo about acclaimed artist Susan Calza

ARTS PREVIEW — Times Argus


Solo Exhibitions

2017 – Let’s Not Pretend, this is ordinary gold, Axel’s Gallery, Waterbury, VT

2015 – Susan Calza, Recent Work, Doc’s Gallery, Evanston, IL

2015 – Deva’s and Demons, 3rd Floor Gallery, Hardwick, VT

2012 – Much Acquainted Missing, Dibden Center for the Arts, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT

2012 – Objects of Analysis, Black Box Gallery, Visual Art Center, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT

2007 – Turn The Car Around, Dibden Center for the Arts, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT

2004 – No Conclusions, Dibden Center for the Arts, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT

2001-2002 – Black Box Theater, Johnson VT, Performance series

1999 – The Mouth of The Lion, Exquisite Corpse Gallery, Burlington, VT

1999 – Hush, I Have Something To Tell You, Dibden Center for the Arts, Johnson, VT, Exhibition and Performance

1994 – Organ of Hearing, Be Still My Heart, Dibden Center for The Arts, Johnson, VT

1998 – Dibden Center for The Arts, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT, Performance

1997 – Mobius, Boston, MA, Performance

1991 – Remembering in Under the Skin, C.A.G.E. Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

1985 – Neon Paintings, Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, IL
 

Group Exhibitions

2017 – New Work, 17 First Pop-Up, Montpelier, VT

2015 – Rock, Paper, Scissors, Studio Place Arts, Barre, VT

1992-2014 – Faculty Exhibitions, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT

1995 – Exposed, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT

1995 – Organs Of Descent, Kipp Gallery, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

1993 – 8 Artistes Du Vermont, Galerie Horace, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

1992 – Enlightened Discoveries, Let There Be Neon City, New York, NY

1992 – Artful Nature, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

1992 – Biennial Exhibition, Ft. Wayne Art Museum, Ft. Wayne, IN

1992 – Women in the Visual Arts

1992 – Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT

1991 – The Omnibus Exhibition,Indianapolis Center for Contemporary Art, Herron Gallery, Indianapolis, IN,

1991– The Dark Ages, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

1991 – Infinity of Form, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana

1990 – Works With Neon, Dome Gallery, New York, NY

1990 – Artistas Contemporáneos Y Neon, Centoira Galeria De Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1990 – Artistas Contemporáneos Y Neon, Lincoln Centro Galería, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1990 – Border Crossing, The Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

1989 – Public/Private, Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1989 – Chicago International Art Exposition, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

1989 – Shaping Clay, Shaping Culture

1988 – Deson at Franklin, Franklin Street Gallery, Chicago Illinois

1988 – Sculpture and Installation, Art Expo, Marianne Deson Annex, Chicago, IL

1988 – The Light Show, Northern Univ. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1987 – Mid-states Travelling Exhibition

1986 – The 39th Annual Mid-states Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, IN

1986 – Gallery Artists, Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago,IL

1985 – Susan Calza, Neon Paintings, Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, IL

1985 – Sculpture Chicago, “85, River City, Chicago, IL

1985 – Adobe Sculpture Symposium – Tasmanian School of Art Tasmania, Australia
 

Awards / Artist Residencies

2018— Stiwdio Maelor Artist Residency, Corris, Wales

2017— MASS MoCA Studio Residency, Assets for Artists

2015 – Artist Development Grant, Vermont Arts Council

2014 – Gallery Named:The Susan Calza Black Box Gallery, Johnson State College, Johnson, Vt

2009 & 2012 – Faculty Development Grant, Johnson State College

2006 – Artist Fellowship Award, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vt

1999, 2003 & 2004 – Advanced Research Grant, Johnson State College, Johnson, Vt

1999 – Special Projects Grant, Vermont Council on the Arts

1996 – Special Projects: Watershed Arts Grant, Vermont Council on the Arts

1996 – Artists Development Grant, Vermont Council on the Arts

1994 & 1995 – Faculty Research Grant, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT

1992 – Award of Excellence, Ft. Wayne Art Museum, Ft. Wayne, IN

1992 – Director’s Award, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT

1991 – Master’s Fellowship Grant, Indiana Arts Commission

1989 – Artist Fellowship Grant, Illinois Art Council

1986 & 1988 – Faculty Research Award, Indiana University, Hope School of Fine Arts, Bloomington, IN

1986 – Artist Fellowship Grant, Illinois Arts Council

1986 – Museum Guild Purchase Award, First Prize, Evansville Museum of Art, Evansville, IN

1985 – Sculpture Chicago ‘85

1983 – Omaha Brickworks Residency

1982 – Oxbow Residency
 

Professional Experience

2017 – Let’s Not Pretend, subject of documentary film by Riley Bartolomeo
View the film on Amazon Prime
View the trailer on YouTube 

2018 – Docademia’s 2nd Short Documentary Festival, Film Freeway

2017 – film festival selections in NY, LA, London, Paris (on-demand Art TV), Rome, Italy, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Jamaica, Maribor, Slovenia, Tunisia, Bangladesh

2017 – JD Allen WMAC radio interview http://wamc.org/post/studios-open-puerto-rican-artists-displaced-hurricane

2015 – Visiting Artist/Critic, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2015 – Juror, Stockley Gardens, Arts Festival, Norfolk, VA

2015 – Artist Interview, https://vimeo.com/123019843

2012 – Artist Talk
 

Teaching Experience

1992-2014 – Professor of Art & Co-Director Johnson State College/Vermont Studio Center MFA Program, Johnson, VT

1988-1992 – Sculpture Program Head, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
 

Bibliography

5/17/17 -Jones, Rachel Elizabeth, Golden Opportunity , Seven Days pp.82-83

5/18/17 Preview, Times Argus, p.B2

3/15 – Rodgers, David, The Hardwick Gazette

11/13 – Greenia, Victoria, Calza on Art , Basement Medicine

5/14 – Greenia, Victoria, Calza Leaves Her Mark on VAC, Basement Medicine

3/12 – Bandar, Leila, Anarchist Art, Vermont Art Zine

6/97 – Awodey, Marc – “Salt of the Earth”, Seven Days review, 23

8/95 – Staff Reporter – review, p 11, Times Argus

7/95 – Elinor Earle – review, p 1B, 12B Stowe Reporter

9/92 – Calhoon, Sharon C., review p 15, 16, Dialogue Magazine

9/92 – Michele Rowe-Shields, Artful Nature

9/92 – Evanston Art Center, exhibition catalogue

6/92 –Steinbaum, Bernice – Biennial Exhibition Ft. Wayne Art Museum, exhibition catalogue

5/92 – Editorial Staff –Dialogue Magazine, censorship controversy, p 6

3/8/82 –Dieter, Mary, The Courier Journal, censorship controversy p B 1

2/28/92 – Fahy, Joe, The Indianapolis Star Censorship controversy, p C-5

11/24/91 – Cunningham Anne, The Indianapolis Star, review, p – G-15

11/14/91 –Calhoon, Sharon C., Perspectives, Indianapolis News, review,

9/91 – Kheel, Claudia, Infinity of Form , Johnson State College, exhibition catalogue

9/15/91 – Mannheimer, Steve, Indianapolis Star, review, E-8

7/91 – Robinson, Ann G. , Dialogue

5/91 – Seybert, Diane, Arts Indiana, review, pp 34, 35

4/22/91 – Mannheimer, Steve, The Indianapolis Star, review, p E-8

3/91 – Roberts, Catsou, Dark Ages: The Poetics of Science, Indianapolis Museum of Art catalog

11/90 – Calhoon, Sharon, The New Art Examiner review, vol.18, no. 3, pp 45& 46

10/20/90 – Galli, Aldo, La Nación, Buenas Aires, Argentina, Referencias, p 5

4/90 – Williams, Anne, IUPUI at Indianapolis, Border Crossing Catalog

4/90 – Roberts, Richard, Arts Indiana, vol. 12 no. 3, p 13, and magazine cover

4/22/90 – Mannhiemer, Steve, Indianapolis Star, review, p E-8

3/6/87 – Albrecht, B.E. , The Cleveland Plain Dealer, review, p 20

11/3/86 – Wolff, Theodore F., The Christian Science Monitor , review, p. 29

1986 – Jacobs, Mary Jane, Sculpture Chicago ‘85 exhibition catalogue

1/86 – Morgan, A.L, The New Art Examiner, review, vol. 13, no. 5, pp 34, 35

9/85 – Hanson, H., Chicago Magazine, review, vol. 34, no. 9, p 18

8/30/85 – McCracken, D., The Chicago Tribune, review, section 7, p 8, CN

8/29/85 – Delcoma, W., The Chicago Sun-Times, review

11/82 – Atterbury, G., The New Art Examiner, review, vol. 10, no. 2, p 21

3/22/81 – Raynor, V., The New York Times, review, p 22, CN8/80 – Hanson, B., The Hartford Courant, review, Sunday Arts Edition
 

Education

1983 – MFA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign