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Education

1972                 Boston University, Boston, MA, MFA

1965                 Pratt Institute, New York, NY, BFA

1964                 Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

 
 

Solo Exhibitions

2008                 Over Seas, Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, ME

2006                 New Paintings, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
2005                 Lyons-Wier Gallery, New York, NY

2004                 Lyons-Wier Gallery, New York, NY

2003                 Tracking the Terrain , Staller Gallery Museums, Stonybook, NY

2002                 Lyons-Wier Gallery, New York, NY

2001                 Susan Shatter, Selected Works, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC

1999                 Susan Shatter, Selected Works, The Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

1998                 Susan Shatter: 1985-1997, University of Texas, San Antonio Art Gallery, San Antonio, TX   

1997                 Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY (also 1996, 1993, 1991, 1988, 1987, 1984, 1982, 1980, 1978, 1976, 1973)

1987                 Heath Gallery, Atlanta, GA

                        Harcus Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA

1986                 John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1984                 Harcus Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA (also 1979, 1977)

1981                 Mattingly Baker Gallery, Dallas, TX

1975                 Harcus Krakow Roen Sonnabend Gallery, Boston, MA

 
 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2005                10th Anniversary Show, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
2004                 American Academy of Arts & Letters Invitational Exhibition, New York, NY

2003                 American Academy of Arts & Letters Invitational Exhibition, New York, NY

                        Eire/Land, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston, MA

2002                 Watercolor, New York Studio School, New York, NY

                        Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

                        The Contemporary Landscape, College of Wooster Art Museum, OH

2001                 Invitational, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

1999-2000         Of Darkness and Light: Recent American Landscape Painting, Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke VA

                        Green Woods an dCrystal Waters, curated by John Arthur, Philbrook Museum, Tulsa, OK

1999                 Treasures Revealed: Works on Paper from the National Academy of Design, New York, NY

                        American Academy Invitational, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY

1998                 The Women’s Series I: Susan Shatter: Ebb & Flow, Maine Coasts Artists, Rockport, ME

1996-97             Partners in Printmaking, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC

1996                 Skowhegan at 50: The Maine Legacy, Maine Coast Artists, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

1995                 The Herbert W. Plimpton Collection of Realist Art, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
                        Inspired by Nature, Boston College Museum, Boston, MA

1993                 Contemporary Realist Watercolors, Sewall Art Gallery, Rice University, Houston, TX

1991-92             American Realism & Figurative Art: 1952-1991, organized by John Arthur and the Japan Association

                        of Art Museums, Traveling to: The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai; Sogo Museum of Art, Yokohama;

                        The Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Tokushima; The Museum of Modern Art, Shiba; Otsu, Kochi
                        Prefectural Museum of Folk Art, Kochi

1991                 Infusion, The Art Gallery, LaGuardia Hall, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn. NY

                        Presswork, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC

1990                 Realist Watercolors, The Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, curated by John Arthur

                        Horizons, curated by the Art Advisory Service of the Museum of Modern Art, Pfizer, Inc., New York, NY

1989-90             Documenting a Moment: Contemporary Plein Air Landscape, Tatistcheff Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1989                 American Art Today: Contemporary Landscape, Florida International University, Miami, FL

1988                 Nature in Art, One Penn Plaza, New York, NY

New Approaches to Landscape Art, SUNY Brockport, NY

Utopian Visions, organized by the Art Advisory Service of the Museum of Modern Art

                        The Face of the Land, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA

1987-89             The World in Round: Contemporary Panoramas, Hudson Rive Museum, Yonkers, NY

1986-87              A Contemporary View of Nature, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

1986                 The Painterly Landscape, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

                        Watercolor USA 1986: The Monumental Image, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

1985-86             American Realism: Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors, organized by the San

                        Francisco Museum of Modern Art, traveling to DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA; Archer M.
                        Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, TX; Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern
                        University,  Evanston, IL; Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA; Akron Art Museum,
                        Akron, OH;  Madison Art Center, Madison, WI

1985                 Contemporary American Realism, Columbus Museum of Art & Sciences, Columbus, GA

                        Grand Canyon Perspectives, Denver Museum of Natural History, CO

                        American Realism, William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                        The Realist Landscapes, Rutgers University, Robeson Center Gallery, NJ

1984                 The Spirit of the Coast, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ

                        New Vistas: Contemporary American Landscape, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY;
                        Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

1983-84             Watercolor on a Grand Scale, Danforth Museum of Art, Farmington, MA

1983                 Contemporary Images: Watercolor 1983, The Allen Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI

                        Woman Painters Today, The Rahr-West Museum, Mantiwoc

                        The Realist Watercolor, Florida International University, Miami, FL

                        Works of the Faculty and Students of the Department of Fine Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

                        Contemporary Landscape Painting, traveling exhibition: Freedman Gallery at Albright College, Reading, PA
                        Zilkha Gallery at Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT; Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

                        Twentieth Century American Watercolor, curated by the Gallery Association of New York State

1982                 The Gund Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1981-82             Contemporary American Realism Since 1960, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

                         Virginia Museum, Richmond, VA

                         The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

1980                 Image in Landscape: The Last Decade, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

                        Selections from the Fischbach Gallery, State University of New York, Cortland, NY

1979                 New York Now, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

                        XX Century Gallery, Williamsburg, VA

                        Collectors Gallery, XIII, McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX

                        Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA

                        Painterly Realism in America, A.J. Wood Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

                        West: The Law, Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN

1978                 American Realism, William and Mary College, Williamsburg, VA

1976-78             America 1976, The United States Department of the Interior Bicentennial

                        Traveling Exhibition, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

                        The San Francisco Museum of Art, San  Francisco, CA

                        Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

                        Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, WI

                        The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

                        The Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

                        Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX

                        The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

1977                 American Painterly Realist, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO

                        American Realists, Clarke-Benton Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

                        Wish You Were Here, Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC

                        Contemporary Issues: Works on Paper by Women, Los Angeles, CA

1976                 Boston Watercolor Today, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

                        Contemporary Images in Watercolor, Akron Art Institute, Akron, OH

                        Art On Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

                        Collectors Gallery X, McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX

1975                 16 Realists, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

                        New England Women Artists, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

1974                 Art for Collecting, The Akron Art Institute, Akron, OH

1973                 American Drawings, The New Gallery, Cleveland, OH

                        Vick Gallery, PA

1972                 Merrimack College, Andover, MA

                        Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

                        Childe Hassam Purchase Award Exhibition, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY

                        Viewpoint 7, Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

                        J.L. Hudson Art Gallery, Detroit, MI

                        Works on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1971                 Knoedler Gallery, New York, NY

                        Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY

                        Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1970                 Painterly Realism, Smith College Art Gallery, Northampton, MA

 


Grants/Awards

2004/5              Pollack Krasner Foundation Grant
2003                 Childe Hassam Purchase Award, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY

                        William Paton Prize, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

2001-02             Yaddo Corporation, New York, NY

1999                 Childe Hassam Purchase Award, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY

                        Ballinglen Artist Award, Ballycastle, County Mayo, IRELAND

1997                 Yaddo Corporation, New York, NY

1995                 Yaddo Corporation, New York, NY

1994                 American Artist Achievement Award

1987                 National Endowment for the Arts Grant

1985                 New York State Foundation for the Arts Grant

1980                 National Endowment for the Arts Grant

1976-77             Ingram-Merrill Foundation Grant

1975-76             Radcliffe Institute Fellowship

1975                 Massachusetts Creative Artist Humanities Grant


 

Selected Public Collections 

Albrecht Gallery, St. Joseph, MO
Amerada Hess Corporation, Woodbridge, NJ

American Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, New York, NY

Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID

Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY

Chase Manhattan Bank, NA, New York, NY

Chemical Bank, New York, NY

Citicorp, NA, New York, NY

Combustion Engineering Corporation, New York, NY

Commerce Bancshares, Kansas City, MO

Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH

Dartmouth College, Hanover, MA

Davidson Art Gallery, Wesleyan University, Wesleyan, CT

Debevoise, Plimptom, Lyons & Gates, New York, NY

Ernst & Whinney, New York, NY

Exxon Corporation, New York, NY

F.M.C. Corporation, Chicago, IL

First National City Bank

J. C. Penney Corporation, New York, NY

Lehman Brothers, New York, NY

Levi Strauss & Co., San Francisco, CA

Marsh & McLennan, Inc., New York, NY

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York, NY

Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

National Academy of Design, New York, NY

National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Northwest Pipeline Company, Salt Lake City, UT

Pacific Telesis, San Francisco, CA

Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

Prudential Insurance Company of America, Boston, MA

R. J. Reynolds Industries, New York, NY

Salomon Brothers, New York, NY

Security Pacific International Bank, New York, NY

Shaklee Corporation, Emeryville, CA

Shearman & Sterling, New York, NY

Simpson, Thatcher & Bartlett, New York, NY

Stephens Incorporated, Little Rock, AR

Texas Instruments, Dallas, TX

The Art Institute of Chicago, IL

The Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

The Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, MA

Tufts University, Medford, MA

University of Texas, San Antonio, TX

Utah Museum of Fine Art, Salt Lake City, UT

Walker Art Museum, Brunswick, ME

Yale University Art Museum, New Haven, CT

 


 

Bibliography

Ashbery, John.  Review, New York, March 24, 1980

Brenson, Michael.  Review, The New York Times, January 9, 1987

______________.  Review, The New York Times, October 19, 1984

______________.  “Today’s Landscape Grapple with America, The New York Times, February 5, 1984

Derfner, Phyllis.  Review, Art International, March 1974

Doherty, Stephen.  “Watercolor Today: Ten Contemporary Painters,” American Artist, February 1983

Drawing, Volume V, No. 4, Review of Twentieth Century American Watercolor exhibition

organized by the Gallery Association of New York State, Nov/Dec 1983

Driscoll, Jr., Edgar.  “Landscapes Flavored with Mist,” The Boston Globe, March 23, 1972

Goodyear, Jr., Frank H.  “American Realism Since 1960: Beyond the Perfect Green Pea,” Portfolio,

Nov/Dec 1981

Henry, Gerrit.  Review, Art in America, June 1987

__________.  Review, ARTnews, December 1982

Hurwitz, Lord.  Contemporary Master: Susan Shatter, American Artist, December 1990

Jacobson, Sebby Wilson.  “THESE are Landscapes?” Times-Union, Rochester, NY, March 3, 1988

Jinker-Lloyd, Amy.  “Two Artists Put Colorful Ideas on Grand Scale,” The Atlanta Constitution,

April 15, 1987

Kramer, Hilton.  Review, The New York Times, December 15, 1973

Kuspit, Donald.  Review, Art in America, October 1982

____________.  Susan Shatter, Lyons-Wier Gallery, New York, NY, May/June 2002

Larson, Kay.  Review, The Village Voice, March 24, 1980

Lee, Margaret Juhae.  Into the Sea: Painter Susan Shatter Finds Her Way Back to Nature,

MAMM, October/November 1998

Linville, Kasha.  Review, Art in America, September/October 1975

Lloyd, Ann Wilson.  Review, Art in America, October 1993

Mason, M. S.  Capturing a Moment of Light on the Hills, The Christian Science Monitor, October 15, 1992

Perrault, John.  “Light Rays Caught and Bent,” The Village Voice, October 12, 1972

Photographic essay, Boston Review of the Arts, July 1972

Shatter, Susan.  “An Approach to Landscape,” Boston Public Library, 1972

Van Baron, Judith.  Review, Arts, February 1974

Wolfert, Lee.  “Young Artists People Are Talking About,” Town and Country, September 1980


 

Catalogs & Books

2003                 Eireland, Vera Kreilkamp, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, MA

                        “Tracking the Terrain”, Donald Kuspit, Staller Center for The Arts, Stonybrook University, Stonybrook, NY

                        “Challenging Tradition”, Women of the Academy, Isabelle Dervaux and David Dearing, National Academy
                                    of Design Museum, New York

2002                 The Contemporary Landscape, Linda Hults, The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH

                        Art on Paper, Ron Platt, The Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

2001                 Susan Shatter: Recent Work, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC

2000                 Of Darkness and Light: Recent American Landscape Painting, Mark Scala,

Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA

1999                 American Landscape Traditions Since 1950, John Arthur, The Philbrook Museum, Tulsa, OK

                        Contemporary American Realism: The Jalane and Richard Davidson Collection,

The Art Institute of Chicago, Ruth Fine, Hudson Hills Press, New York, NY

1998                 The Artist and the American Landscape, John Driscoll and Arnold Skolnick,

First Glance Books, San Francisco, CA

1995                 North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, Jules & Nancy G. Heller,

Garland Publishing, New York, NY

1992                 “Light in Darkness,” Michael Brenson, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

1991                 American Figurative Art, 1952-90, John Arthur, the Miyagi Museum of Art,

Sendai, Japan and the Japan Association of Art Museums

1990                 Realist Watercolors, John Arthur, Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University

                        Twentieth Century Watercolors, Christopher Finch, Abbeville Press, New York, NY

1989                 Spirit of Place, John Arthur, Bulfinch Press, Boston, MA

1987                 A Graphic Muse: Prints by Contemporary American Women, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

                        The World is Round: Contemporary Panoramas, essays by Marcia Clark,

The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

1986                 A Contemporary View of Nature, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art,

Introduction by John Yau, Ridgefield, CT

1984                 New Vistas: Contemporary American Landsapes, Janice Oresman, The Hudson River

Museum, Yonkers, NY

                        Twentieth Century American Watercolor, Janice Oresman, Gallery Association of

New York State

The Art of Watercolor: Techniques & New Directions, Charles LeClair,

Prentice-Hall, Inc., NJ

American Realism: Twentieth-Century Drawings and Watercolors from the

Glenn C. Janns Collection, Alvin Martin, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., NY

1983                 Watercolor on a Grand Scale, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

Perspectives on Contemporary American Realism: Works of Art on Paper

from the Collection of Jalane and Richard Davidson, Frank Goodyear, Jr., Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; The Art Institute of Chicago

                        Realist Watercolor, Florida International University, Miami, FL

1981                 The Panoramic Image, Brandon Taylor, John Hansard Gallery, University

of Southampton, Great Britain

                        Contemporary Realism Since 1960, Frank Goodyear, Jr., Pennsylvania Academy of

Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1980                 West: The Law, Otto Theuer, Curator, Minnesota Museum of Art

                        Realist Drawings and Watercolors: Contemporary Works on Paper, John Arthur,

New York Graphic Society, NY

1979                 New York Now, Robert Frankel, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

1976                 A Selection of American Art: The Skowhegan School 1946-1976, The Institute of

Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

America ’76: A Bicentennial Exhibition, The United States Dept. of the Interior, Washington, DC

                        Boston Watercolor Today, Cliff Ackley, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1975                 Painted in Boston, Carl Belz, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

 


Teaching

2005 – Present  National Academy of Design President, New York, NY

1997-2003         National Academy of Design, New York, NY

2001-02            The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

2000                 Hunter College, New York, NY

1998                 SUNY Purchase, NY

1996                 The University of Texas, San Antonio, TX

1994                 Pratt institute, New York, NY
1991-95             Brooklyn College, Adjunct Professor, Brooklyn, NY

1989                 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1983-84             University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1981-82             Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

1980-84             School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

1979                 Bennington College, Bennington, VT

1978                 Boston College, Boston, MA

1977-79            Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

1974-82            University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 
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