Suzanne Schireson



2017 "Experimental Film and Video Exhibition", CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

           "Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibit", IMAGO Gallery, Warren, RI

           "A More Perfect Union? Power, Sex, and Race in the Representation of Couples" Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

           "Miami University Young Painters Competition for the William and Dorothy Yeck Award" Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH

2016  "China Hangzhou G20 International Art Exhibition"Hangzhou Qianjiang International Art Museum of China, Hangzhou China

            "A Heads Up Game" Taylor University, Upland, IN

            "Between Two Points" SCENE Metrospace, Michigan State, East Lansing, MI
             "Flesh + Bone" Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC 
             "One Minute Films International" New Bohemian Gallery, Brainerd, MN

One      2015  "Green Earth" Srimanta Sahnkaradeva Kalakshetra Art Gallery, Guwahati, Assam, India

            "A Collective Body: Uncovered and Illuminated" New Bedford Museum of Art New Bedford, MA

            "Silk Journey" Beijing World Art Museum, Beijing, China

            "As Others See You" Oresman Gallery, Smith College, North Hampton, MA

2014   "Selfies and Friends: Contemporary Portraiture" Cade Tompkins Project, Providence, RI

            "On and Off the Wall" First Street Gallery, New York, NY

             "See The Light" Attleboro Museum of Art, Attleboro, MA

              "Engendered" Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA

2013   "Working it Out" The Painting Center, New York, NY

            "Drawing Connections: BCA's 23rd Annual Drawing Show" Boston Center For The Arts, Boston, MA

            "New Bedford Harbor in a New Light", New Bedford Museum of Art, New Bedford, MA

2012    "The Sky is Never Flat", International Beokam Museum, Wanju-Gun, Jeollabuk-do, Korea

            "Ecorea Jeonbuk Biennale", Sori Arts Center of Jeollabuk-do, Jeonju, Jeonbuk, Korea

            "As Others See You" Buoy Gallery, Kittery, ME*

2011    "Odd Jobs: Nate Risteen and Suzanne Schireson" Rogers Gallery, Berea College, Berea, KY

            "Found Uniforms" University of Louisiana at Monroe, Bry Art Gallery,  Monroe, LA

            "Document and Drawing" Nichols College Fischer Institute, Dudley, MA*

            "Chain Letter" Samson Projects, Boston, MA

            "4th Annual Juried Exhibition:  William Bailey, Juror" Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY

            "ArtPM" Buoy Gallery, Kittery, ME 

            "Young Talent Show" Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT

2010    "Summer Sick as Love" Solo Exhibition, Bromfield Gallery, Boston MA*

            "150x150" Laconia Gallery, Boston MA

            "Alternate Selves" Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY

            "Sea Art" Pep Art, Vineyard Haven, MA

            "The Artists Revealed" Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire, Durham NH

2009    "Drawings That Work.  The 21st BCA Drawing Show" Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston MA

            "150X150" Laconia Gallery, Boston MA

            "Close Associations" UNH University Museum, Durham, NH

            "Creep Show"  UMASS Dugan Gallery, Lowell, MA

            “Northeast Cultural Coop” Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH

            “Keep Your Hands Moving” GaGa Gallery, Swampscott, MA

2008    “Suzanne Schireson: New Paintings” Twenty-Two Gallery, Philadelphia PA

            “Burncoat Brides” IU Art Museum, MFA Thesis Show, Bloomington, IN

2007    “NSAL Annual Juried Exhibition” Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN

             “The Gavel Show” The Fuller Projects Space of IU, Bloomington, IN

            “Italian Narratives” IU Fine Art Library, Bloomington, IN

2006    “American and International Artists” Hrefna Jonsdottir, Lambertville, NJ

            “Corpus VI” A Collaborative Group Exhibition of Six Female Figurative Painters, Highwire Gallery, Philadelphia PA       

2005    “Recent Travels: Iceland and Norway” Twenty-Two Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2004    “103rd Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper of

            The Philadelphia Watercolor Society” American College, Bryn Mawr, PA

2003    “Emerging Artists” Artist’s House Gallery, Philadelphia PA

            “Wayne Art Center National Juried Exhibition”, Wayne, PA



Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship in Drawing, Providence, RI, 2017

Miami University Young Painters Competition for the William and Dorothy Yeck Award, Second Place, Miami University, Oxford, OH, 2017

Provost Research Fellowship, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA, 2014

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal QC, Canada 2007, 2009

Associate Instructor Full Term Scholarship, IU, Bloomington, IN 2006-8

Artist’s Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2005

Juror’s Choice Award, Wayne Art Center National Juried Exhibition, Wayne, PA 2004

The Faculty Award, PAFA, Philadelphia PA 2003

Scheidt Traveling Scholarship, PAFA, Philadelphia PA 2002

Charles Toppan Prize for Drawing, PAFA, Philadelphia PA 2002


2006    Vermont Studio Center, Artist in Residence for February, Johnson, VT.

2004-5 Rodvik Gard, Residency of Odd Nerdrum’s studio for December through February, Stavern, Norway.


2017 Rhode Island Monthly, “Meet the RISCA Fellows”, Nilsson, Casey, March, 07, 2017

            Philadelphia Inquirer, “Couples As Art”, Hine, Thomas, February 08, 2017.

2015 Telegraph (Calcutta, India), “Global Art Exhibition in the City” Sengupta, Avishek, Dec. 08, 2015. 

           Mezzo Camin, "Featured Artist", Bridgford Kim, Volume 10 Issue 1, 2015.

           Standard Times, “’Collective Body’ Exhibition is Revelatory”, Wilkinson, Don, September 17.                

2014   Collect Magazine, "Selfies and Friends Contemporary Portraiture", Brown A. Will, Spring 2014, p.14-17

           The Boston Globe, "Self Acceptance and Comfort", McQuaid, Cate, July 1st.

          The Providence Phoenix, "Common Ground" Cook, Greg, March 12th.

          The Providence Journal, "Portraits at Cade Tompkins Gallery", Van Siclen, Bill, March 6th.

2013    International Painting Annual, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Manifest Press, volume 3, pp.148-149

2010    The Improper Bostonian, "Jumping Off", Reproduction of Painting, Volume 19 Number 18, p.71.

            Lilipoh Magazine, Reproduction of painting, Spring 2010 Issue, p.43.

2009    The Boston Globe"Back to the Drawing Board", McQuaid, Cate , October 7, p.7.

            Oranges and Sardines Poets and Artists, Volume 2 Issue 5 "Suzanne Schireson", Menendez, Didi, pp. 94-99

            The Reporter “Top Ten Things To Do in Marblehead and Swampscott”

            Reproduction of painting, Peters, Chalene.  February 19, p.2.

2008    Canvas Magazine, Volume 11 issue 1 Published by Indiana University’s Union Board, pp. 1,5,26.

2006    Encyclopedia Destructica, Bumba: The First Issue, Pittsburgh PA

2005    Philadelphia City Paper “First Friday Focus: Highwire Gallery”, Hill Lori. April 7,p.26



2012- Current    Assistant Professor, Painting and Drawing, CVPA, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA

2009- 2012       Full Time Lecturer, Department of Art and Art History, The University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

2006-08            Associate Instructor, Painting Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN



2008    Indiana University, Master of Fine Arts

2004    University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Magna Cum Laude

2004    New York Studio School, Drawing Marathon with Graham Nickson

2003    Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Certificate in Painting