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Susan Ferrari Rowley

197 Stewart Rd
Scottsville, NY 14546, U.S.A.
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Phone: 585-889-0823
Email: sferrarirowley@yahoo.com
URL: http://www.susanferrarirowley.com

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PROFESSIONAL RESUME

Susan Ferrari Rowley

 

DEGREES

MFA, MST, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Graduate Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

BA, State University College at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

AA, Nassau Community College, Westbury, LI, NY

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017  artspace, Richmond Virginia. September/October.

2012-2013 OK Harris Gallery, Manhattan, NYC, December/January.

2012  White Gallery, Connecticut, October/November.

2012  AXOM Gallery, Rochester, NY, October/November.

2010  OK Harris Gallery, Manhattan, NYC. April/May.

2007 OK Harris Gallery, Manhattan, NYC.  March/April.

2007  Renaissance Gallery, Rochester, NY. September/November.

2006  Wells College, Auburn, NY. September/October.

2004  The Chaney Gallery, Maryland Hall,  Annapolis, MD. April/May

1997  MyungSook Lee Gallery.  New York, NY.  September.

1997  Synesthesia Gallery, Ltd.  Rochester, NY. July/August.

1996  Art Association of Harrisburg Galleries.  Harrisburg, PA.  March/April.

1995  14 Sculptors Gallery.  New York, NY.  February/March.

1992  Dawson Gallery. Rochester, NY.  February/March.

1991  55 Mercer Street Gallery.  New York, NY.

1991  Roberts Wesleyan College.  Rochester, NY.

1990  Fota Gallery.  Alexandria,VA.  July/September.

1990  SUNY Geneseo. NY.  October.

1990  101 Wooster Street.  New York, NY.  January/April.

1990  Wells College, Aurora, NY.  April.

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017   Two-Person Exhibition, Chesapeake Gallery, Harford Community College.  

                  September/November.

2016  ‘Remix’ at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home; Outdoor: June-Oct.

2015  artKudos International Juried Art Competition & Exhibition. 153 Artists from 29   

             countries.; 11th annual.

2015 ‘Sculpture Now’ at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home: Sculpture, Culture, and    

          Nature. Outdoor-Contemporary Sculptures in a Historic Setting. June-Oct.

2014 ‘Sculpture Now’ at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home: Common Ground.   

             Outdoor-Contemporary Sculptures in a Historic Setting. June-Oct.

2010  Davison Gallery, Roberts Wesleyan College.  Three-person invitational.  September.

2006  B.J. Spoke Gallery. Huntington, NY. Selected by Adrian Sudhalter, Curatorial Assist. Of the Dept. 

of Painting And Sculpture, MOMA, NYC.  Mar./Apr.

2005-2006      Burlington County College Sculpture Garden Exhibition. Juror: Susan

Davis, Director, Fine Arts Pgm. Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadelphia.

2003-2004  James Madison University Outdoor Sculpture Invitational.  October/August.

2002   International Juried Show.  New Jersey Center For Visual Arts. Juror: William   

              Zimmer, Art Critic/Journalist for the ‘New York Times” since 1981.   January/March.

2001- 2002  Contemporary Sculpture at Historic Forest Hills Cemetery.

               Curator:  Rebecca Reynolds, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. September 2001/August 2002

2001 Selected as first alternate for exhibition at BJ Spoke Gallery by Dana Miller, Assist. Curator, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY.

2001  Northshore Sculpture Park, Skokie, IL. Invited and funded for extended loan.

1999  Juror/Invitational Exhibitor: Sculpture of The Spirit.  Outdoor site-specific. Forest     Lawn Cemetery. With D. Shultz/Director, Albright Knox Art Gallery, and Dr. K. Grant, Dean, State University of NY, Buffalo.  Acquired for Permanent Collection. June/October. 

1998  Art of The Spirit. Outdoor/site specific.  Forest Hills Cemetery, Forest Hills Educational Trust,

             Boston, MA.  Purchased for Permanent Collection.  Jurors: Rebecca Reynolds and Jonathan Fairbanks, Curators 20th Century Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. April /October. 

1995  Invitational:  Memorial Art Gallery of The University of Rochester(Museum).      

             Rochester, NY.  June/September.

1994  International ‘94. New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts. Juror: Robert Buck/Brooklyn Museum. March.

1994  Unbound.  Maryland-National Capitol Park/Planning Commission,  Fort Wash, MD.  June/August.

1994  66th Juried Exhibition.  Art Association. of Harrrisburg, PA.   First Prize/Sculpture from Frank Gettings, Hirshhorn Museum.  Washington DC.  April/May.

1993  National Exhibition.  Cooperstown Art Assn.  Juror: Ivan Karp, OK Harris Gallery, NY.

1993  Invitational: Dimensional Women.  SUNY Geneseo, NY. September/October.

1992  BASF Exhibition.  Dalton, GA. 

1992  Alexandria Museum of Art.  Alexandria, LA.  September.

1992  Invitational.  St. Louis, MO.  July.

1992  North American Sculpture Exhibition.  Golden, CO.  May/June.

1992  Prix D’Art Urban.  Maubeuge Fine arts Museum, France.  June/July.

1991  Sculpture’91. Highland Park, Rochester, NY.  June-October.

1990  Excellence 90.  Sculpture.  Dallas, TX.  July.

1990  National 90.  Adams Memorial Gallery, Dunkirk, NY.  July/August.

1990  Invitational.  Art Connections.  Bethesda, MD.  April.

1989  Artitudes International Competition. New York, NY. Certificate of Excellence.

1989  International.  Pittsburgh Center  for the Arts, PA .  Award.  September/October.

1989  Materials:  Hard and Soft.  Center for Visual Arts.  Denton, Texas.  September/October.

1989  8th Annual September Competition.  Alexandria Mus. of Art, LA.  Benezra, Curator Painting and Sculpture.   Art Institute of  Chicago.  August/September.

1989  New Art/New Material.   North Carolina State University.  Jury:  Bloomer/Yale.  Buic/Czechoslovakia,  Hinman/USA.  September/November.

1989  Chautauqua 32nd National Exhibition of Amer. Art.   NY.  Juror:  R. Williams/Metropolitan Museum of Art,   Best of Show.  Purchase for permanent collection.  June/July.

1989  Conference ‘89.  Anchorage, Alaska.  June.

1988  International Art Competition. Jurors: Messinger/Metropolitan Art Museum, Satz/Whitney Museum          of American Art, Little/Art in America.

1988  BASF Competition.  Dalton,GA.  June/July.

1988  Materials:  Hard and Soft  Center for the Visual Arts.  Denton, Texas.  September/October.

1988  National Exhibition.  Center of the Arts.  UW Whitewater, WI.  July/August.

1988  The Wichita National.  Wichita Art Assn., KS.  September/October.

1988  Wyoming National Exhibition.  Nicolaysen Art Museum.  March/May.

1988  National Exhibition.  Rockford Art Museum, Il.  November/December.

1987  Invitational:  America House Gallery, NY.  March/April.

1987 American/Canadian Invitational.  Goldome Center, Buffalo.  July.

1986  Space Sails.  Midland, MI.  February/April.

1986  The Octagon National. Ames, Iowa.  December/January.

1985  National 85.  Access to the Arts.  Dunkirk, NY.  November/December.

1985  National Exposition.  Sands Point, NY.  April.

1984  Invitational.  Firehouse Gallery.  Nassau Community College, NY.  December.

1984  Invitational:  Six Plus Twelve.  Pyramid Arts Center.  Rochester, NY.  February/March.

·      In 1977 the artist was one of 50 artists nationwide, selected for ‘Young Americans: Fiber/Wood/Plastic/Leather’, which was a competition held every decade by the American Crafts Museum to discover the future potential arts leaders under 30 years of age.  The exhibition opened at the American Crafts Museum (formerly) in Manhattan, NY, and again in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  The work was selected to tour the United States through 1979.

 

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS (selected projects and finals)

2015  DePaul Living Center. Suspended 14’sculpture for atrium. C. Dobrowal, Architect.

2015  Honeoye Falls/Lima High School. Cast portion of outdoor memorial patio, Honeoye, NY.

2009  The Glide Street Bridge. Design/Execution of four 9’-11’ side-panels. Rochester, NY.

2009  Erie Canal Greenway. Two 4’x11’ cast concrete panels with imagery.  Amherst, NY.

2006  Finalist:  East End Parking Garage Façade. Rochester, NY.

2005  Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum. Two aerial designs presented. No Funding. Rochester, NY. 

2003      Jamestown Community College, Scharmann Theatre. Monumental             

            Architectural Sculpture for 70’h x 60’w outdoor wall.   Selected.  No Funding. Jamestown, NY.

2004  New York State Department of Transportation. 

Design and execution of seven Noise Barrier Panels for the urban community for the Western Gateway, Rochester, NY.

1999  Finalist: The Claude Pepper Center, Florida State University.

1997  The Gateway Pavilion. Three aerial works commissioned by the City of Rochester via a panel let by                     

          Representative and Appraiser of Twentieth Century Art, Roslyn Bakst Goldman and Architectural Designer   

             Mary Valentine of the Sear Brown Group.  Award winning structure.

1995 The Greater Rochester International Airport. Suspended sculpture for three-story glass atrium.                

            Commissioned from private funds and approved by the airlines. Rochester, NY

1995  Finalist: Brookhaven College. Project canceled for lack of funds. Adelle M. Taylor, Dallas, TX.

1994  Finalist: The Greater Rochester International Airport.

          One of five finalists for the rotunda.  Aerial design presented.  Rochester, NY.

1992 The Bucket International Dance Group. Suspended stagepiece for choreographed dance,

          Night,Light,and Melanin.  Commissioned by Garth Fagan, Tony Award Winner for The Lion King.

1991  The Kirstein Building. Corporate Commission for seven stories of suspended art.  Rochester, NY.

1990  Citibank Headquarters. Wall piece.  Bushnells Basin, NY. 

1989  The Falls Building. Mobiles commissioned through Lisa Kurts, Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN.

         

 

OUTDOOR SITE SPECIFIC PROJECTS

2013  Chautauqua Institute, Chautauqua, NY. Summer season. Outdoor Sculpture Garden

2005-2006  Burlington County College Sculpture Garden Exhibition.  Aug.-July.  Juror: Susan   

               Davis, Director, Fine Arts Pgm. Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadephia.

2002 – 2004 James Madison University, Illinois.  Invitational Exhibition of Four. Oct.- Aug.

2002  Contemporary Sculpture at Historic Forest Hills Cemetery.  Sept. 15, 2001-Aug. 31, 2002.                              

             Curator: Rebecca Reynolds, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

2001-2003 Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Skokie, IL  Outdoor/site specific.

1999  Juror/Invitational Exhibitor:  Sculpture of The Spirit.  Outdoor/site specific. Forest     Lawn Cemetery.  With D.  Shultz/Director, Albright Knox Art Gallery, and Dr. K. Grant, Dean, State University of NY, Buffalo.  June-October.  Acquired for Permanent Collection.

1998  Art of The Spirit. Outdoor/site specific.  Forest Hills Cemetery, Forest Hills Educational Trust,

             Boston, MA.  April -October.  Purchased for Permanent Collection.  Jurors: Rebecca Reynolds and Jonathan Fairbanks, Curators 20th Century Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

1991  Sculpture’91. Highland Park, Rochester, NY.  June-October.

 

 

AWARD

2013 Arts Award: Artist – Visual; Arts and Cultural Council for Greater Rochester at the 30th Annual Arts Awards Celebration.

2011 New York State Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Arts

 

NOTABLE

Fall 2012: Launching the first of a series of wearable-art bracelets based on her sculptural sensibility.  The project links Art and American Industry and is meant to aid in keeping manufacturing viable in our country.

 

COLLECTIONS

Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, NY

Forest Hills Educational Trust, Boston, MA

Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY

Chautauqua Art Institute, Chautauqua, NY

 

RADIO AND TELEVISION

WXXI David Perlman Interview; Simon Pontin Radio Show.

CH 13 Rochester Morning Show.  Kristen Miranda Interview.

Charles Kurault.  Nationally televised spot.

The Charles Billings Radio Show.  Memphis, Tennessee.

P.B.S.:  The Artist and Her Work.

 

SELECTED LECTURES

2010 Roberts Wesleyan College, “Influences on My Art”.

2008 Monroe Community College, “Artist’s and Their Role in Society”.

2006 Wells College, “The Artist and Her Work”.

2006 MCC Leroy V. Good Library, “An Artistic Life and Process” for the Illumination Series.

2006 RCSD School #17, NYS DOT Noise Barrier Panel discussion (based on my public commission).

2006 Penfield Library, “Tracing the History of Her Work”.

2006 Rochester Institute of Technology, Graduate Seminar Lecture,“What Constitutes a Body of Work”.

2006 Rochester Women’s Art Group, Lecture with discussion and questions relevant to women in art.

2002 SUNY Brockport, “My Work and Its’ Relationship To Design”.

1999  Rochester Institute of Technology, “The Artist’s Work and CAD”.

1998,’99,’00  Artist in Residence Program, NYS, “Manipulated Fabric Forms”.

1998  Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, “The Artist and Her Work”.

1998  Rhode Island School of Design, “Three Dimensional Design”.

1997  Skidmore College, “The Artist and Her Work’.

1997  Genesee Community College, Batavia, NY,  Regional Program of Excellence, “Art as a Career”.

1997 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. “Art and Design.”

1996  University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. “The Artist and Her Work”.

1995  Chesterwood, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.  Lecture, “Public Art Commissions”.

1995  Memorial Art Gallery(Museum), Rochester, NY.  “The Artist and Her Work”.

1995  Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.  “Communicating Three Dimensionally”

1993  Wells College, Auburn, NY.  Critique of Student Work/Lecture.

1992  Genesee Community College, Batavia, NY.  “The Artist and Her Work”.

1990  Roberts Wesleyan College, Chili, NY.  Lecture-Workshop.

1990  SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY.  “The Artist and Her Work”.

1986  The Wendell Castle School, Scottsville, NY. “ Design as Surface Treatment”.

1982  Chautauqua Institute, Chautauqua, NY.  Week long workshop/Lecture.

 

 

 

 

WRITTEN COMMENTARY (brief list of publications/years)

Review: Abstract Art Online; New York Views; Joe Walentini (critic). 2007

Sculpture Magazine; Solo Exhibitions, 2007, 2010

The New York Times; 2006, 2000,1984

City Newspaper, Rochester, NY. Sept. 12, 2007, 1997, 1990

The Concrete Producer; 2004

International Cemetery and Funeral; 1999