BIO

 

Susan Springer Anderson's body of work focuses on seeking wholeness through exploring and exposing the different layers of the human experience with the assemblage and juxtaposition of a variety of repurposed materials. Susan's pieces delve into themes of healing, memory and loss, distance and gender roles.

 

Her work has shown in juried gallery shows, solo features and in non-traditional spaces in Pasadena, New York, New Jersey, Chicago, Indiana, North Carolina and Washington  D.C. She is a graduate of Anderson University in Indiana with a B.A. in Graphic Design and a working emphasis in sculpture. She studied design abroad at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia. In 2010 she was a Queens Community Art Fund grant recipient for her project "Art: From the Garden to the Walls." She also received a Puffin Grant in 2017 for "Ashes & Stains"  She is currently based in Los Angeles, California.

 

Solo Features-

2017

- Ashes and Stains at Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, CA

2012

- Wix Lounge, New York, NY

2011

-The Art of Shopping, Kristees Boutique, Astoria, NY

2010

- Art: From the Garden to the Walls, Queens Botanical Garden, Flushing, NY

2009

- With a Little Paper and a String, Fashion Center, New York, NY

2008

- Take Flight, Fashion Center, New York, NY

2007

- Paper Dolls & Natural Fibers, Subdivision, Long Island City, NY

 

Group Shows-

2018

-Depayser, Alliance Francaise de Pasadena,  Pasadena, CA

2016

- Epitaphs, Biola University, La Mirada, CA 

2015

- Turned Pages, Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, CA

2011

- Curate NYC Postcard Show, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2010

- Materiality, ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation, Chicago, IL

2009

- Reclaimed, Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA

- Sticks & Stones, Ciel Gallery, Charlotte, NC- Best in Show Award

2008

- Paperwork, Walsh Gallery-Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

2007

- Made in the MFTA, The Henry De Ford III Gallery Citi,  Long Island City, NY

- Dusting Off the Pink Glass Swan, Y Gallery, Jackson Heights, NY

2006

- Sow Generously, Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York, NY

- City Employee Juried Art Show, Salmagundi Art Club, New York, NY

- Travels, Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York, NY

2005

- Peculiar Honors, Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York, NY

- Rebirth in America, Currator: Robert Bangiola, private venue, New York, NY

2003

- The Alchemists' Ball, Senior Art + Design Exhibit, Wilson Galleries, Anderson University, Anderson, IN