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Susan Jane Walp Works Biography

SUSAN JANE WALP

 

EDUCATION

1970    Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, Bachelor of Arts with Distinction and Honors in Painting

1968                Boston University School of Fine Arts at Tanglewood, Lenox, MA, Summer

1969-71           New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture, New York, NY

1971                Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1972,79           Brooklyn College, MFA Program, Brooklyn, NY (degree not completed)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Susan Jane Walp: Recent Work, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY

2017  Susan Jane Walp: Still Life, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

2015  Paintings on Paper, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY

2012  Susan Jane Walp: Recent Work, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY

2011  Susan Jane Walp: Prints, Gallery at Simon Pearce, Queechee, VT

2009  Recent Paintings and Works on Paper, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York,    NY

2007  Recent Paintings, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY

2006  Recent Drawings, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA

2003  Recent Paintings, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY; Working Drawings, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA

2000  Recent Paintings, Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1998  Susan Jane Walp, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

1997  ISA Gallery, Montecastello di Vibio, Italy

1996  Susan Jane Walp, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

1994  New Paintings, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, New York, NY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016    Feast for the Eyes, Nassau Community Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY; Still Life, Gallery North, Setauket, NY; Looking at the Overlooked, curated by Peter Colquohon, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY

 

2015    The Annual: 2015, National Academy Museum, New York, NY;

A Lineage of American Perceptual Painters, curated by Matt Klos, The Mitchell Gallery, St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD

 

2014    Color: Imagined and Observed, Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA; Image Makers, curated by Avital Burg and Eleanor Ray, Novella Gallery, New York, NY

 

2013    Reflections, traveling exhibit organized by Zeuxis (Painting Center, NYC; Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Lancaster, PA)

 

2012    From Process to Protest: Recent Gifts by Women Academicians, National Academy Museum, New York, NY;  The Annual: 2012, National Academy Museum, New York, NY; Reflections, traveling exhibit organized by Zeuxis (Boyle Family Gallery, Lindenwood, MO; Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO; Sinclair Galleries, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA)

 

2010    Contemporary Voices from Vermont, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT; Aesthetics of Intimacy: Paintings by Susan Walp, Mark Karnes, and Don Southard, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA; Three Motifs: Paintings by Dale Emmert, Deborah Kahn, and Susan Jane Walp, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Lancaster, PA;Gallery Invitational, BigTown Gallery, Rochester, VT

 

2009    Invitational Exhibit of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY; 184th Annual: An Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy Museum, New York, NY; paperJAM Works on Paper Invitational, artSTRAND Gallery, Provincetown, MA; Drawings and Prints, BigTown Gallery, Rochester, VT

 

2008    Still Life, BigTown Gallery, Rochester, VT;     Pastoral 2008, Kent Tavern Museum, Calais, VT; Master Artist Exhibition, Colaciello Gallery, Armory Art Center,  West Palm Beach, FL

 

2007    Visions: Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL;     Observing the Natural World, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA

 

2006    181st Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy Museum, New York, NY

 

2005    Affinities, The Drawing Room, East Hampton, New York; The Continuous Mark: 40 Years of the New York Studio School, NYSS Gallery, New York, NY; Conversations in Paint, Painting Center, New York, NY, Andrews Gallery, College of William & Mary, VA and Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA; NYC: Take 5, Southern California Art Projects & Exhibitions, Corona del Mar, CA; Between Perception & Invention: Three Generations of Figurative Artists, curated by Jeanne Duval, Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, NH

 

2004 Still Life Show, Watson Gallery, Stonington, ME

2003    Zeuxis: A Moveable Feast, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY; New Works on Paper, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA; Celebration of Women’s History Month: Paintings, Gallery West, Suffolk Community College, Brentwood, NY

 

2001 Realism Today: Nine Contemporary Painters, Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston, MA; Sur la Table, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY; Artists Choose Artists, Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, NY

 

2000    Women’s View: Two Generations of Women Artists from New York, curated by Ying Li, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

 

1999 American Academy Invitational Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY; Fifteen Artists: Ten Years of Dialogue, T.W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT

 

1996-98 Objects of Personal Significance, traveling museum show curated by Dr. Janet Marquardt-Cherry, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

 

1997    Escape Artists: Paintings of Summer, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

 

1996    Now See This, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY; Flower Paintings, Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

1995    Making Waves, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY; Nothing Overlooked: Women Painting Still Life, Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

1994    Still Life, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

 

1993    Nature Morte: A Current View, curated by Judy Rifka, New York Studio School, New York, NY; Summer Salon, Victoria Munroe Gallery, New York, NY; Group Show, curated by Victoria Munroe, Lobby Gallery, 150 Federal Street, Boston, MA

 

1991    Vermont Harvest, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT; Hearth, Home, and Candlelight, Passepartout Gallery, Winooski, VT

 

1990    20th Anniversary Show, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY;     Lennart Anderson Selects, First Street Gallery, New York, NY; Vermont Selections ‘90: Painting and Drawing, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT

 

1989    Vermont Selections ‘89: Painting and Drawing, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT

1988    Vermont Selections ‘88: Painting and Drawing, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT (Award for Artistic Merit)

 

1987    Summer Solstice, AVA Gallery, Hanover, NH

 

1984    Small Paintings, Cherry Stone Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

 

1983    Contemplative Painting, Leonarda di Mauro Gallery, New York, NY

 

1982    Intimate Visions, State University at Cortland, NY, sponsored by Artists’ Choice Museum

 

1978    From the Imagination, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY

 

1975    All Colorado Show, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

 

1974    Metropolitan Show, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; All Colorado Show, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

 

AWARDS

2021    Director’s Guest, Civitella Ranieri, Umbria, Italy (scheduled)

2017    Artist-in-Residence, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH.

2009    Academy Award in Art, American Academy of Arts and Letters; National Academician Membership, National Academy Museum, New York, NY

2007    Bogliasco Fellowship in Painting, Liguria Study Center, Bogliasco, Italy

2006    Benjamin Altman Prize, 181st Annual Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York, NY

2004    Guggenheim Fellowship in Painting

1988    Vermont Council on the Arts Grants for Individual Artists, Honorable Mention
1984    Art Director’s Club Award; American Institute of Graphic Arts Award; Society of Illustrators Award; American Illustration Award

1978    New York Creative Arts Public Service Program (CAPS) Fellowship

1977    National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

1971    Barklie McKee Henry Memorial Scholarship, Skowhegan; Purchase Prize in Drawing, Skowhegan

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019    Sutphin, Eric. Susan Jane Walp. Art in America. May 1.

https://www.artinamericamagazine.com/reviews/susan-jane-walp/ ; Rockefeller, Hall. That’s just fine: Susan Jane Walp at Tibor. Less than half. March 21. https://lessthanhalf.org/reviews/2019/3/21/thats-just-fine ;

Levinthal, Aubrey. Shows NY and Philly. March 28.  http://aubreylevinthal.blogspot.com/2019/03/shows-ny-and-philly.html

 

2018    Parker, Dian. Red:The Attention-Demanding Color. Art New England. July/August

 

2017    Barrette, Bill. Motifs, Masters, and Metaphysics:  Susan Jane Walp’s Still Life(s). Catalogue essay for Susan Jane Walp: Still Life. Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College; Smith, Nicola. Art Notes: Still Lifes Hold Deep Reservoir of Emotion. Valley News. April 20.

2016    Wood, Antrese. Interview with Susan Jane Walp.

 

2015    Samet, Jennifer. Beer with a Painter: Susan Jane Walp. Hyperallergic. October 10; Smith, Roberta. Susan Jane Walp: Paintings on Paper. New York Times. October 15; Goodrich, John. Momentousness: The Still Life Paintings of Susan Jane Walp. Artcritical. October 5; Neal, Patrick. Painting Everyday Objects in All Their Glory. Hyperallergic. September 16; Butler, Sharon. Preview: Susan Jane Walp at Tibor de Nagy. Two Coats of Paint. September 4.

 

2012    Groff, Larry. Interview with Susan Jane Walp. Jerusalem Studio School; De Jong, Caleb. Susan Jane Walp: Recent Paintings Tibor de Nagy. from Thoughts That Cure Radically, October 27.

 

2009    Goodrich, John. Susan Jane Walp: Recent Paintings and Works on Paper. CityArts, October 7.

 

2007    Mullarkey, Maureen. Gallery-Going: Material Witnesses. The New York Sun, February 15; Westfall, Stephen. Susan Jane Walp: Come Close. New York, NY: Tibor de Nagy Gallery; McQuaid, Cate. Contemplative still lifes. The Boston Globe, January 4; Suokko, Glenn. Susan Jane Walp. Pastoral, Woodstock, VT; Wolfe, Townsend. Visions: Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings. Naples, FL: Naples Museum of Art

 

2004    Polston, Pamela. Sight Work. Seven Days, Burlington, VT, June 9.

 

2003    Johnson, Ken.  Susan Jane WalpThe New York Times, January 24; Corbett, William. Susan Walp Drawings: Victoria Munroe Gallery. ArtsMEDIA, November; Wallace, George.  Susan Jane Walp on view at Tibor. Northport Journal, Huntington, NY; Wolfe, Townsend. The Drawings of Susan Jane Walp. Boston, MA: Victoria Munroe Fine Art.

2001    Schafer, Brooke, ed. Susan Jane Walp. (portfolio of paintings) Ellipsis…Literature and Art. Salt Lake City: Westminster College.

 

2000    Sheck, Laurie. The Paintings of Susan Jane Walp. San Francisco, CA: Hackett Freedman Gallery; Finkelstein, Louis. Women’s View: Two Generations of Women Artists from New York. Haverford, PA: Haverford College; Donohoe, Victoria. Exhibit links 2 generations of women artists from New York. The  Philadelphia Inquirer, January 23.

 

1999    Stitt, Peter, ed. Paintings by Susan Jane Walp. (cover art and portfolio of images) The Gettysburg Review, vol. 12, no. 4.

1997    Norman, Howard and  Jane Shore, guest eds. (cover art) Ploughshares, vol. 23, no. 4; Marquardt-Cherry, Janet. Objects of Personal Significance.  Kansas City, Missouri: Exhibits USA, Mid-American Arts Alliance.

 

1995    Marquardt-Cherry, Janet. Nothing Overlooked: Women Painting Still Life. San Francisco, CA: Contemporary Realist Gallery.

 

TEACHING / VISITING ARTIST

 

2019    Visiting Faculty,  Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA; Guest Critic and Speaker, University of Washington MFA Program, Seattle, WA

 

2017 Guest of Honor, JSS in Civita di Castellana, Italy

 

1998-present   Visiting Assistant Professor and Lecturer, Department of Studio Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

 

2010, 07, 04, 03, 01    Visiting Artist and Speaker, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

 

2010    Guest Critic and Speaker, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT, MFA Program; Guest Critic and Speaker, Haverford College, Haverford, PA; Guest Speaker, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; Guest Panelist, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

 

2008    Guest Speaker, Kent Tavern Museum, Calais, VT

 

2006    Guest Critic and Speaker, “Passages: From Student to Working Artist,” Haverford College, Haverford,PA; Guest Speaker, “On Her Work,” New York Studio School, New York, NY

 

2003    Guest Speaker, Sonoma State College, Sonoma, CA

 

2002    Guest Critic and Speaker, University of New Hampshire, MFA Program, Durham, NH; Guest Critic and Speaker, Brooklyn College, MFA Program, Brooklyn, NY; Guest Critic and Speaker, “Coming to Still Life,” Haverford College, Haverford, PA

 

1997, 99          Painting Faculty, International School of Art, Montecastello di Vibio (Umbria), Italy

 

1997    Guest Speaker, “Leonardo da Vinci’s Cartoon for the Virgin and Child with St. Anne and the Infant St. John,” Wood Art Gallery, Montpelier, VT

1988-97           Adjunct Professor of Art, Adult Degree Program, Vermont College of Norwich University, Montpelier, VT

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