Susanna Starr



MFA, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CTBFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MDThe Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Hyperglo, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2015 Chromatic Reverb, curated by Amanda Lundy, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA
2012 Psychedelicate, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA2012
Soaked, Beta Pictoris Gallery, Birmingham, AL
2010 Not so Domestic, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2008 Laced, Humanities Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Susanna Starr: New Work, Caren Golden Fine Art, NYC, NY
2003 Susanna Starr, Avram Art Gallery, Southampton College, Long Island University, Southampton, NY
2002 Supersaturation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, Co (catalog)2002
Susanna Starr, Caren Golden Fine Art, NYC, NY
2001 Sponge Study, Harwood Art Center Albuquerque, NM
2000 Absorbed, Cynthia Broan Gallery, NYC, NY (catalog)1999
Susanna Starr, Visegelia Gallery, Caldwell College, Caldwell, NJ

Group Exhibitions

2016 Fictious Fibers, Tansey Contemporary, curated by Jane Sauer, Santa Fe, NM
2015 Folk Modern, Arts and Culture Program, Albany Intlernational Airport, Albany, NY
Cut It Out: Susanna Starr and Nancy Baker, Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT

2014 Auga Doce/Fresh Water, Museo Centro Gaiás, Cidade Da Cultura, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2013 Resplendent, curated by Cynthia Nourse Thompson, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

An Intricate Exhchange: Susanna Starr and Arthur Hash, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA
2012 Piet and Ida Sanders, A Life With Art, Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam, Netherlands
Domestic Objects, Bridge Gallery, NYC, NY
Textility, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ (catalog)
I Have A Secret Wish..., University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL (catalog)
The Matter At Hand, Ventana 244, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
Pulp, beta pictoris gallery/Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, AL
A Modern Marriage, Design Within Reach Studio, Atlanta, GA
2011 Cast, Tint, Shade, Glow, curated by John McGurk, Mikhail Zakin Gallery, Demarest, NJ
2 + 2 = 4, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, NYC, NY
Is That (a) Painting?, beta pictoris gallery, Birmingham, AL
Made In LIC, Jeffrey Leder Gallery, LIC, NY
Private View: The Collection of Piet Sanders, Wereldmuseum, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Wavelength, Storefront Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
To The Heart of A Woman, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, NYC, NY
In Bloom, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY curated by Karen Shaw, (catalog)
Washington Project For The Arts, exhibition and auction, Washington, DC
2010 Tunneling, curated by Will Pappenheimer, Famous Accountants, Ridgewoood, NY
Summertime, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, NYC
Depth of Perception, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, NYC, NY
Phantoms, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, NYC, NY
th Anniversary Invitational Part II, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, NYC, NY
2009 Content/Discontent, curated by Dede Young, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, NYC, NY
2008 Washington Project for the Arts, exhibition and auction, Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, DC
2006 Plastic Fantastic, Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Branch, NJ
Material Abuse, Caren Golden Fine Art, NYC, NY; travelled to Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
2006 Collector’s Show & Sale, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

2005 Hot Town Summer in the City, Caren Golden Fine Art, NYC, NY
Botany 5000, The Lab Gallery, The Roger Smith Hotel, NYC, NY

2004 Inaugural Exhibition, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Form and Contents: Corporal Identity-Body Language, The Museum of Arts and Design, NYC travelled to: Museum für Angewandte Kunst(MAK), Frankfurt, Germany (catalog)

2003 Tickled Pink, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA2002
Beyond the Pale, curated by Dede Young, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY (catalog)

2002 Benefit Auction & Gala, White Columns, NYC, NY
Paper Remix, curated by Edwin T. Ramoran, Gallery at Dieu Donne Papermill, NYC, NY (catalog)
2001 Pushing Paint, Joseph Helman Gallery, NYC, NY

25th Anniversary Benefit Exhibition, Dieu Donne Papermill, NYC, NY
Painting/Not Painting, White Columns, NYC, NY
From Rags to Riches: 25 Years of Art From Dieu Donne Papermill, Travelled to:Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI; Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD; Beach Museum, Manhattan, KS; Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY;Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN (catalog)

2000 Collector’s Choice, Exit Art, NYC, NY
Trajectories, curated by Marian Griffiths, Smack Mellon Studios, Brooklyn, NY
Sugar and Spice, curated by Danielle Miller, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
Small Works, curated by Tricia Collins, Washington Square East Galleries NYU, NYC, NY
Duchamp Travelling Exibition, NY Arts Magazine Collection, travelled to Kulturbahnhof, Bremen, Germany; Emmanuel Heller Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel; The Artists’s Museum, Lodz, Poland
Checked, April 21, 2000 Coat Check Room, Museum of Modern Art, NYC, NY

1999 New York Undiscovered, Markham-Murray Gallery, NYC, NY
Size Matters, Curated by Mike Weiss, Gale Gates et al. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Making It Up, Wake Forest University Art Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC (catalog)
The Paper Show, Hartnett-Murray Gallery, NYC, NY

1997 Yikes!, Deven Golden Gallery, NYC, NY1995
Delving and Tinkering, curated by Tom Butter, E.S. Van Dam Gallery, NYC, NY1994
Material Matters, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT1992 Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, The Harn Museum of Art, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Awards and Prizes

2012 Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Artist Grant
2010 Commission for permanent laminated glass windows, New York MTA Arts For Transit,

West End Line/Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, NY (completed 2012)
2009 NY Foundation for the Arts, Artist’s Fellowship Grant
2003 Edward F. Albee Foundation Residency, Montauk, NY
1999 NY Foundation for the Arts, Artist’s Fellowship Grant
1999 Dieu Donne Papermill NYC, Workspace Program Grant
1988 Blair Dickenson Memorial Prize, Yale School of Art
1986 Henry Walters Travel Fellowship, Maryland Institute College of Art 1985 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

Museum and Public Collections

The Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NYMoelis & Company, NYC, NY
Art In Embassies Program, US Department of StateNYC MTA
Arts For Transit, NYC, NY
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, ALThe Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Selected Reviews

Amir, Susanna Starr’s Incredible Mylar Patterns, Beautiful/Decay Artist & Design Magazine, April 4, 2012,

Everett, Deborah, Trajectories, NY Arts Magazine, page 69, Vol. 5, November, 2000

Freedman, Matt, Susanna Starr at Cynthia Broan Gallery, Review
Magazine, page 23-24, Vol. 5, Number 9, February 1, 2000

Gainer, Lee, Susanna Starr, featured daily Artist, November 21, 2011, Peek (blog)

Gottlieb, Stacey, Susanna Starr, NYFA Current Magazine, May 2011,

Glueck, Grace, Celebrating the Flesh, The New York Times, Art Review, page E41 December 5, 2003

Hamburger, Susan, Art Review, Waterfront Week, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Vol 10.21, November 2, 2000

Johnson, Ken, Painting/Not Painting, The New York Times, Art Guide, April 13, 2001

Johnson, Ken, Pushing Paint, The New York Times, Art Guide, September 14, 2001

Katz, Carissa, At the Barn with Albee’s Colonists, The East Hampton Star,page C1 & C6, July 31 2003

Louie, Elaine, A Sculptor Creates a Stop on the Bee Train, New York Times, Home & Garden,
August, 2, 2012, http//

Princenthal, Nancy, Susanna Starr at Cynthia Broan, Art In America Page 120-121, Vol. 88, No. 6 June 2000

Schmerler, Sarah, Tunneling, Art Review, Art In America, Novemer 2010, page 182

Staff writer, photo of “Color Stack”, The New York Times(NJ Edition), Metropolitan Section,
October 23, 2011, Page 12.

Staff writer, Punk Rock Art, Weld, Visual Arts Section, p. 17, August 30-September 6, 2012

Zimmer, William, When the Subject of the Painting...,
Art Review, The New York Times (Westchester Weekly Desk) February 24, 2002, Section 14WC page 8

Books and Exhibition Catalogs

Dreishpoon, Douglas, Decade: Contemporary Collecting 2002-2012, pages 309/396, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 2012

Maxwell, Douglas, Absorbed: Susanna Starr, exhibition catalog essay, 1999 McFadden, David, Corporal Identity: Body Language, exhibition catalog,Museum of Arts and design, page 25, 27, 290-291, 2003/2004

Princenthal, Nancy, Susanna Starr,Soaking It In, Supersaturation catalog essay,
MOCA Fort Collins, CO, August 2002

Pyle, David, Paints & Colors, page 118 Krause Publications, 2000

Ramoran, Edwin T., Paper Remix: Dieu Donne Workspace Program, 1995-2000

Exhibition catalog, Dieu Donne Papermill, NYC, NYShaw, Karen, In Bloom, Exhibition Catalog, Islip Art Museum, 2011

Skowhegan: A Ten-Year Retrospective 1975-1985, exhibition catalog, page 58

Stein, Donna, Rages To Riches: 25 Years of Paper Art from Dieu Donne Papermill
catalog from exhibition, page 20, 67

Young, Dede, Beyond The Pale: Material Possibilities, exhibition catalog,
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY 2002