Florence Suerig


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Florence Suerig
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Solo Exhibitions 2011 Roxbury Library, Roxbury, CT 2009 Moore or Less, Silvermine Art Center, New Canaan, CT 1997 Bruce S. Kershner Gallery, Fairfield Library, CT 1986 & 1990 Silvermine Art Center, New Canaan, CT 1989 New Canaan Society for the Arts, Waveny Park, New Canaan, CT Juried and Invitational Exhibitions 2013 Greenwich Arts Councel, award for sculpture, Greenwich, CT Japanese Cultural Society, award for Sculpture "The Women" 2012 Art to the Avenue, LongChamp, Greenwich, CT Collective Vision, Silvermine, New Canaan, CT Thank You Connecticut, Fernando Luis Alverez Gallery, Stamford, CT 2011 SOFA, NY, Kravetz Gallery 2011 Clay and Glass Nat'l. City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA 2010 A to Z, Katonah Museum at Carriage Barn, New Canaan, CT 2010 Blue Door Gallery, Yonkers, NY 2010 Fresh Pics, Ridgefield Guild of Artists 2009 Ct.Women Artist 80th annual exhibit In the mood for Color/Greenwich Art Society Blue door gallery, Yonkers, NY Elisa Contemporary Art Gallery, Riverdale, NY Katonah Museum Members Show, Waveny Park, New Canaan 2008 Craft USA, Silvermine Art Center, New Canaan, CT All Fired Up, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY The Tile Exhibit, Clay Arts Center, Port Chester, NY 2007 Greenwich Art Society Show, The Flynn Gallery, Greenwich, CT Old Greenwich Art Society Show, Greenwich Art Council Gallery, CT 2003 The Chair Show, The Flynn Gallery, Greenwich, CT 1998 American Craft Museum, New York, NY The Silo Gallery, New Milford, CT 1997 Kohn Pederson Fox Gallery, New York, NY Gallery 12, Guilford, CT 1995 Natural Impressions II, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, CA 1994 Beyond Textiles, Interchurch Art Center, New York, NY 1993 Quilt Arts-Quilt, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY Wall Works, Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT Creative Art Workshop, New Haven, CT 1992 Fiber Forms, Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT 1990 Art in Craft, Park Avenue Atrium, New York, NY 1989 Art of the Northeast, Silvermine Art Center, New Canaan, CT 1986 Art: East and West, Chinese Cultural Institute, Boston, MA Awards and Publications 2007 3rd Place prize in Sculpture, Greenwich Art Society, CT 1995 1st place, hand-made kite, Greenwich Kite-Flying, CT 1992 Design Award, Society of Connecticut Craftsmen 1990 Fiberarts Design Book Collections Citizens Utility Corporation, CT Communication Corporation, CT Decelles Residence, NY Gold Residences, CT & FL International Appraisal Corporation, NJ Janata Residence, NJ Jane Sutell Inc., NY Sun Research Corporation, CT Workshops 2007 David Gamble, Lynn Ainsworth, Ian Gregory, Mary Kay Botkins, Susan Halls, Leigh Taylor Mikelson 2006 Bruce Dehnert, Susan Halls, Pete Pinnel, Louis Mendez 2005 Leslie First, John Gill, Richard Burkett, Reitz 2004 Judy Moonelis, Rebecca Hutchinson, Robert Pipenburg 2003 Paula Winokur, Denis Licul, Jerry Bennet, Tomio Fugita, Mikhael Zakin, Cynthia Cosentino, Walter Ostrom, Barbara Allen 2002 Susan Halls, Chris Gustin Class Courses 2007 Jimmy Clark, Paulus Berensohn, Richeda 2006 Jimmy Clark, Paulus Berensohn 2004 Sandy Miller, John Chwekun, Jane Perryman 2003 Kelly Damron 2002 Kelly Damron, Rebecca Hutchinson Career Chronology 2008 to present Exhibitions as described above Worked on "MARKS here and now" a video combing Tai Chi, large scale calligraphy painted with a self made brush (5' tall) Began working pouring paint on canvas and super imposing calligraphic mark on the surface. 2001 to present Maintained my own private studio/created a 'mature body of work' in porcelain Learned to hand-build sculptured forms with clay: Introduced to clay by Rebecca Hutchinson in 2001; Participated in workshops and courses in the US and England (see list page) to learn the language of clay while maintaining a studio at the Clay Arts Center, Port Chester, NY 1999-2001 My fiber work began to go 'off the wall' becoming two and three dimensional 1998 Invited by Nick Cave to be an artist in residence for 3 weeks at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL 1990-1998 Working with fiber, created abstract images using geometric forms for large-scale wall quilts 1980-1990 Designed, wove and made couturier garments as 'Florence & Co.' Simultaneously weaving custom tapestries 1970-1980 Studied weaving and honed my skills at the loom 1967-1970 Studied 'Fantasy and Faux Finishes' with Isabel O'Neil, NY 1955-1989 Designed interiors in Connecticut, New York, Montreal and Quebec