Suzan Shutan

United States
Hamden, CT
born USA
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For adoption are a series of photo images I have taken over the years that all deal with light and optics, part of the language of my sculpture and site specific installations.

Suzan Shutan received a A.R.T. grant (Artist Resource Trust) from the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, an Artslink International CEC Partners grant for Warsaw Poland, an Artist Fellowship from Art Matters, NYC and two Connecticut Commission on the Arts Fellowships. She has been an artist in residence at Yaddo, Bemis Foundatio and Proyecto Ace in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2008. Suzan Shutan has an MFA from Rutgers University, Mason Gross, New Brunswick, NJ, a BFA from California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA and currently is an Artist Mentor in the Graduate Art Program of Transart Institute, Austria and teaches sculpture at the Housatonic Community College in CT. Her work is in many permanent collections including The University of Freiburg, Germany, The Swedish Archives, Bjarred, Sweden, Villa Taverna Foundation, NY, Rhode Island College, Sacred Heart University and the Housatonic Museum, both in CT, USA.


2008- Proyecto ACE, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2007- ArtPolitika, Russia
2003- Palace Ujazdowski Contemporary Art Center, Warsaw, Poland- Project Folklore
2002- Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, The Academy of Visual Arts of Braunschweg, Germany- Anthology of Art; Invitational initiated by artist Jochen Gerz
1996- Rogue Art Gallery, Victoria, Canada- Hanging Roots: Six Women of The Americas
1993- East Berlin Kunstferin, Germany- Ethnic Cleansing
1986- Centro Colombo Americano Galeria, Medellin & Bogota, Columbia- Ten American Graduate Art Students
1984- Swedish Archive of Artists Books, Bjarred, Sweden, Artist's Books/Booked Art
1980 - The University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany - International Artist Books


2007- Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI- Dimensional Drawings: Installation
1997- Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT - The Valiant Little Tailor: Two rooms, "How Grimm" series
1995- Manhattanville College, Brownson Gallery, Purchase, NY- How Grimm? Three Tales: Installation
1991- Iowa State University, College of Design, Ames, IA - Between Heaven & Hell: Installation

2008- Four Corners Art Center, RI- Outdoor Sculpture Park
2008-SITE Artist In Residence, CWOS, Artspace, CT
2008-Parachutte Factory- Pot Luck
2007- Housatonic Museum of Art, CT- Lineal Investigations.
2007-John Slade Ely House Center for Contemporary Art, CT- Black, White & Red
2006- Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, CT- The Local Line
2006- Albertus Magnus College, Ct- Elementum II
2005- The Guggenheim Museum,NYC- Local Report, collaborative video event with Robert Whitman
2004- Norwalk Community College, CT- Images from Poland
2003- WAX, Brooklyn NY-New Work by Cal Arts Alumni
2003-The CT Commission on the Arts Fellowship Recipients
2002- Rhode Island School of Design, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI - Faculty Exhibition
2002-Yale University Film Fest, CT
2000- CPTV "On the Couch" interview-Evelyne Seeger Kauldis
1999- Abrons Art Center,Henry Street Settlement, NYC-Funkshun
1998-The Alternative Museum, NYC-New Voices/New Visions,
1995- Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT- Inspiring Contrast: Grant Recipients


2007- Featured Resident Artist, Artspace, CT-Open Studios Fractured Narratives: Video & Sculpture Installation
2006- Albert Schweitzer Institute, CT- Earth Art Sculptures
2006-97- Quinnipiac University Sculpture Park, CT- Created bi-annual revolving Earth Art
2003- Artspace, CT- The Big Knit In, an intergenerational project with 12 senior centers
2002-Perrelli Building,CT- Two Room Installations, Holes/Circles & Squares/Edges
1996-03-The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT- Elevator Installation in conjunction with The Infinite Measure
1993- Artist Book Works, Chicago, IL- Window Installation, In/Out
1991- Bradley International Airport, Hartford, CT- Three Windows -Bradley's Believe It or Not
1988- Windows on White, NYC- Three Window Installations "Bed, Boat, Box" installed for one year

Artworks available from this artist:
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Photograph 8 x 10 inches
Photograph 8 x 10 inches