Suzanne Schireson



2018  "MamaMade", Elizabeth Holden Gallery, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC

           "The Other Side" Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI

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 Yeck Award Exhibition" 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", Solo Exhibition, 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

             "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

            "Somewhere Between Blood and the Sky", Solo Exhibition, 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

            "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

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



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

Miami University Young Painters 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

The Faculty Award, PAFA, Philadelphia PA 2003

Scheidt Traveling Scholarship, 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



Current    Associate 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