CURRICULUM VITAE (download as PDF)
Born Louisville, KY
Lives and works in Louisville, KY
2012 MFA in Printmaking with Honors (minor: Intermedia), University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2011 MA in Printmaking (minor: Sculpture), University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2008 BFA in Printmaking, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
AWARDS AND HONORS
2011 Southwest Missouri Museum Associates Award, Springfield Art Museum: Prints U.S.A. 2011 juried exhibition, Springfield, MO
2011 Paula Patton Grahame Scholarship, University of Iowa
2011 Len Everett Excellence Scholarship, the Art Guild of Burlington and University of Iowa
2011 Strategic Initiative Scholarship, University of Iowa
2011 Michael J. Brody Award for Faculty Excellence, purchase prize, University of Iowa
2010 Work-study Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
2010 Michael J. Brody Award for Faculty Excellence, purchase prize, University of Iowa
2010 Len Everett Excellence Scholarship, the Art Guild of Burlington and University of Iowa
2009 Michael J. Brody Award for Faculty Excellence, purchase prize, University of Iowa
2009 Lucinda Mendenhall Wilde Award, University of Iowa
2008 Post-Baccalaureate Thesis Award, Cornell University
2006 David R. Bean Prize, Cornell University - Scholarship for semester abroad in Rome, Italy
2003 Ann Higbie Memorial Prize, St. James Court Art Show, Louisville, KY
2011 – 2012 Instructor of Record University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA - Introduction to Printmaking Fall 2011/Spring 2012
Print media covered: monoprint/monotype, intaglio, plate lithography, and reduction woodcut. Current responsibilities include: developing class syllabus, handouts, presentations, class schedule, and grading. Instructional methods include: in-class demonstrations, group critiques, and slide lectures.
2012 Instructor, Stir Fry Project
Sponsored by the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights, this community-based
collaborative project used printmaking, animation, and music to explore how people resettle in new communities and cultures. Iowa residents who participated in the project were from as far as Liberia, Togo, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Project responsibilities: recorded and edited sound, conversations, and interviews with participants. Taught stop-motion animation and monotype printmaking processes to participants. Filmed and edited stop-motion animation.
JURIED AND INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
2013 Louisville Visual Arts Association, public @ PUBLIC, Louisville, KY, Executive Director:
2011 SHYRABBIT Contemporary Arts Gallery, SHYRABBIT Print International 3: International Juried Online Exhibition, Juror: Juergen Strunck,Professor of Art, University of Dallas, Irving, Texas USA
2011 Benedictine University, Mid America Print Council Fall 2011 Members’ Juried Exhibition, Lisle, IL
Juror: Andrew DeCaen, Assistant Professor of Art, Printmaking, University of North Texas
2011 Liu Haisu Art Museum, Collision and Equilibrium – American Youth Printmaking Exhibition, Shanghai, China
2011 Springfield Art Museum, Prints U.S.A. 2011, Springfield, MO
Juror: Elizabeth Wyckoff, Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO. Southwest Missouri Museum Associates Award.
2011 Market-Dubuque Gallery, Graduate Art Congress Exhibition, Iowa City, IA
Juror: Eric Asboe, co-organizer of Public Space One, Iowa City, IA
ONE AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS (two-person shows marked with asterisk*)
2012 Art Building West Gallery, The Heart of the Park, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2011 Printmaking Staging Space, City Park: Preliminary Investigations, Iowa City, IA
2011 Printmaking Staging Space, Guardians: Care-taking and Place-making on St. James Court, Iowa City, IA
2010 Studio Arts, The Tesseract Archive Presents: The University of Iowa Graduate Printmakers: 2009-2010, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2010 Printmaking Staging Space, The Tesseract Archive Presents: A History of the Printmaking Staging Space, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2010 Studio Arts, The Tesseract Archive Presents: Studio Arts in a Series of Moments, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2010 * Mellwood Arts Center, And They're Off!, Louisville, KY
2009 The Sculpture Gallery, Mechanical Animation Device, Iowa City, IA
2008 Cornell Architecture, Art, and Planning Center, Bound By the Letter, New York, NY
2008 The Experimental Gallery, Walking in Your Landscape, Ithaca, NY
2007 * Tjaden Gallery, Mighty Aphrodite, Ithaca, NY
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 Art Building West Gallery, At Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2011 Printmaking Staging Space, PROOF: An Exhibition of Work from the University of Iowa's Graduate Printmakers, Iowa City, IA
2010 Weber Gallery, Locally Grown: Emerging Artist Winners of the St. James Scholarship Competition, Louisville, KY
2010 Marshall Arts Center, Five Hundred and Thirty-One, Memphis, TN
2009 Chicago Printmakers' Collaborative, Exquisite Matrix, Chicago, IL
2009 On Look Films: Art Night, Chicago, IL
2009 Chicago Printmakers' Collaborative, Inkdrops Keep Falling on My Head, Chicago, IL
2009 Chicago Art Department, 200 Lincolns, Chicago, IL
2009 Market-Dubuque Gallery, Showcasing Graduate Sculpture, Iowa City, IA
2009 South Gallery, Fit to Print, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
2009 Drewelowe Gallery, Systems of Circumstance, Drewelowe Gallery, Iowa City, IA
2009 Impact 6, Art Dialogues: Rabbit Saves the World, Part II, Bristol, UK
2009 Chicago Printmakers' Collaborative, 20th Annual International Small Print Show, Chicago, IL
2009 Southern Graphics Council Conference, Mind the Gap, Chicago, IL
2008 Chicago Printmakers' Collaborative, 19th Annual Small Print Show, Chicago, IL
2007 Mellwood Arts Center, Art for the Animals: Benefit Art Auction, Louisville, KY
2007 Hartell Gallery, Cornell in Rome: Works from 2006-2007, Ithaca, NY
2006 Palazzo Lazzaroni, Cornell in Rome, Rome, Italy
2006 Cornell University Quadrangle, Measure, Materials, Process: Handmade Tools as Sculpture, Ithaca, NY
2006 Tjaden Gallery, David R. Bean Prize Exhibition, Ithaca, NY
2013 Erin Keane, “LVAA Opens New Gallery on Whiskey Row,” WFPL News, Louisville, KY
2011 Sarah E. Buhr and Elizabeth Wyckoff, “Prints U.S.A. 2011,” Springfield Art Museum, (catalogue).
2011 Teresa Parker, “Susanna Crum’s Print Technology Revisiting Victorian Era,” That’s Inked Up, Dec 5
2011 Printeresting.org, Sage Dawson, "Susanna Crum: Hybridizing Past and Present," Sep 8
2010 Weber Gallery catalogue, Linking Arms & Opening Doors, Carol Mueller
2010 Louisville Eccentric Observer, Jo Anne Triplett, Event Horizon: Daily Staffpicks, Louisville, KY, April 28
2008 The Louisville Review, cover image, Spalding University, Louisville, KY, Vol. 64
2007 The Cornell Daily Sun, A Friendship Forms an Exhibit in Tjaden, Oct 19
Iowa Print Archive, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Southern Graphics Council, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
Anchor Graphics, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
2011 Mary Anderson Art Center, Mount St. Francis, IN
2010 Tiny Circus, collaborative animation workshop, Grinnell, IA
Facilitated two community-based stop-motion animation workshops at local youth organizations in Grinnell and Iowa City, IA
2008 Mary Anderson Art Center, Mount St. Francis, IN
2009 - present Southern Graphics Council International, Member
2010 - present Mid-America Print Council, Member
2011 - present College Art Association
2012 Place and Process - Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA
2012 Placemaking: The Heart of the Park - Augusta State University, Augusta, GA
2011 American Lives: Collaborative Research in Literature and New Media - University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2010 Career Workshop - Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2012-present Museum Administrator: 21c Museum, Louisville, Kentucky
Responsibilities include planning and arranging events, artist lectures, and community partnerships, giving weekly tours to visitors and student groups, conducting research for upcoming exhibitions, managing travel arrangements for visiting artists and exhibition installation, ordering installation supplies and materials, processing and reporting museum expenses.
2012 Co-curator: Open House: An Exhibition of Prints from the Archive, Iowa Print Archive, Oakdale Campus, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2012 Juror: Printmaking Award: St. James Court Art Show Scholarship Competition, Louisville, KY
2009-12 Research Assistant: Collection Management
Iowa Print Archive, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (Fall 2009 – Spring 2012)
Responsibilities include collection care and organization, documentation, curatorial projects, planning the facilities for the new art building (replacing the one destroyed in the 2008 flood), and the development of a digital database.
2010-2011 Woodshop Monitor
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (Fall 2010 - Spring 2011)
Responsibilities include monitoring woodshop equipment and tools while aiding students in class projects.
2010 Co-curator: Open House: An Exhibition of Prints from the Archive
Iowa Print Archive, Oakdale Campus, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2008 Art consultant
Atlas Galleries, Chicago, IL
Selected and hung exhibitions of master and contemporary prints for retail gallery, sold contemporary lithographs, etchings, engravings, and paintings to local and international art collectors.
2007 Intern for Creative Director
Mellwood Art Center, Louisville, KY (June – August 2007)
Restored an outdoor sculpture, led tours of the facility, and organized and collected donations for an annual art fundraiser.
ADDITIONAL STUDY, WORKSHOPS, AND PRINTING EXPERIENCE
2012 Owning Your Own Business Seminar, Indiana Wesleyan University, Louisville, KY
2011 Printing assistant to Piotr Szyhalski, visiting artist. Screen print, edition of 30.
2011 Frogman's Print and Paper Workshop
Mezzotint with Instructor Lari R. Gibbons, Vermillion, SD
2011 Collection Care and Management Workshop
With instructor Rachel-Ray Cleveland, of Cleveland Conservation of Art on Paper, Inc., Laurel, Maryland. Conducted at Iowa Print Archive, Iowa City, IA
2011 Hamilton Wood Type Museum Workshop
Wood type workshop with Director Jim Moran, Two Rivers, WI
2011 Printing assistant to Randy Bolton, visiting artist. Screen print, edition of 50.
2011 Printing assistant to Adriane Herman, visiting artist. Photolithograph and woodcut with CNC router.
2010 Printing assistant to Nichole Maury, visiting artist. Screen print and monotype.
2010 Animation workshop collaborator
Tiny Circus, Grinnell, IA
2010 Printing assistant to T.L. Solien, visiting artist. Mixed media prints.
2010 Penland School of Crafts
Kinetic Wood Sculpture with Instructor Matthew Hebert, Penland, NC
2008-09 Chicago Printmakers’ Collaborative
Studio member, Chicago, IL (August 2008 – July 2009)
2007 Crown Point Press Summer Workshop
Photogravure with Instructor Emily York, San Francisco, CA
2006 Cornell in Rome
Palazzo Lazzaroni, Rome, Italy
2012 College Art Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Equilibrium: Southern Graphics International Council Conference, St. Louis, MO
2010 Mark/Remarque: Southern Graphics International Council Conference, Philadelphia, PA
New World/Old World: Mid American Print Council Conference, Minneapolis, MN
2009 Global Implications: Southern Graphics International Council Conference, Chicago, IL
2011 Frogman’s Print and Paper Workshop University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
2011 Southern Graphics Council Conference St. Louis, MO
2011 SAAH Arts Fest 2011 University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2010 Mid American Print Council Conference University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2010 Southern Graphics Council Conference Philadelphia, PA
2010 SAAH Arts Fest University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
2010 Penland Show and Tell Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
2009 Southern Graphics Council Conference, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Intaglio Traditional and alternative processes. Copper, steel, and zinc plate etching, photomechanical processes (photogravure and Imagon), acid mixing (nitric and ferric), hard and soft ground processes, spit bite, aquatint (rosin and spray paint), drypoint techniques (mezzotint, engraving, needle etching, roulette), color printing (traditional and non-toxic), multiple registration systems.
Lithography Stone and aluminum plate, photomechanical, non-toxic polyester plates (Pronto and Smart Plates), transfer techniques, acid tinting, transposition, color printing, precision deletion and selective graining, multiple registration systems.
Relief Wood, linoleum, sintra, reduction color printing, jig-saw and stencil techniques, multiple registration systems, laser cutter and CNC router carving techniques.
Monotype Oil and water-based inks, collographic techniques, multiple registration systems, pressure printing.
Serigraphy Traditional water-based processes, digital and hand-drawn films.
Book Arts Japanese stab binding, single and double-needle Coptic stitch binding, long stitch binding.
Letterpress Setting and printing wood type.
Painting Acrylic, oil, watercolor, canvas stretcher construction
Photography 35mm and digital photography, scanning, editing, lighting and documenting 3D and 2D artwork
Woodworking Table saw, standard and compound miter saw, band saw, drill press, sanders, planer, jointer, circular saw, jig saw, hand tools.
Software Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver, Filemaker Pro, Laser Works, Final Cut Pro, Sound Track Pro, Logic, AccuRip.
Other Gallery installation, archival collection management and database creation and maintenance, frame construction and assembly.