Born: 1952, Paterson, NJ
BA: 1973, Bennington College, Bennington VT

ONE AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2003  New York Academy of Science, New York, NY  The Microbe Paintings
1999  Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
1998  Debs & Co., New York, NY
1994  Lipton Owens Co., New York, NY
1990  White Columns, New York, NY            
          Fernando Alcolea, Barcelona, Spain 
1988  Wolff Gallery, New York, NY 
1987  McNeil Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1986  Wolff Gallery, New York, NY 
1984  Freidus Ordover Gallery, New York, NY
1983  Portico Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1982  Olsen Gallery, New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014    
“Ein Svei Dry Cat”  Kinzle Foundation Berlin              
“Painting In the Expanded Field” curated by Liselott Johnsson, Byrd Gallery of Art, Georgia Regents University
"The Last Brucennial" curated by The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

2013    
“Come Together; Remembering Sandy” curated by Phong Bui, Brooklyn, NY

2010    
American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC  Invitational Show

2009    
“Octet,” Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

2008    
“Egobusters,”  CAM Gallerie, Istanbul

2007    
“The Recognitions,” Fireplace Project, Easthampton,NY, curated by David Salle

2006
Michael Steinberg Gallery, “Something Different Every Day”
Dieu Donne Papermill
, “War is Over,”
Sideshow, Brooklyn, New York. 

2004    
Rubin Museum of Art, Sidewalk Installation
, Rubin Museum of Art,
“Flag Project”, organized by Kiki Smith, Arlene Shechet
Lohin-Geduld Gallery, NYC- “Seismic Disturbance”

2003      
Interfaith Center, NYC-“Immersion” curated by Tara Ruth              
Educational Alliance, NYC – “My Mother’s an Artist“ curated by Sheila Pepe

2002    
“Assilah Arts Festival,” Morocco               
Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Ma.                      
National Academy of Design: The 177th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition - Ellin P. Speyer Prize recipient

2001
"Watercolor in the Abstract", a traveling museum show curated by Alex Muse with Pamela Auchincloss  

2000      
Nature Morte, New Delhi, India

1999      
Debs & Co., NYC - "Stars of Track and Field"

1997      
Debs & Co., NYC - "Very Large Array"                
Brooklyn Museum -"Current Undercurrent"                
E.S. Vandam, NYC - "Shadow Traffic" 

1996      
View Room Exhibitions, NYC - "Set off" Neiman Center at Columbia Universit                 
Pierogi 2000, NYC - "The Art Exchange Show" 

1995      
Lombard Freid, NYC - "Wheel of Fortune", Curated by Amy Lipton               
O'Hara Gallery, NYC - "Small Paintings", Curated by Michael Walls                
Manhattan Art Project, NYC

1994      
Cristinerose Gallery, NYC - "Chasing Angels"              
E.S. Vandam, NYC - "East/West"               
Workspace, NYC - "Flooding Camera"          
E.S. Vandam, NYC-"Painting"

1993      
4 Walls Brooklyn - "Fear of a Jewish Planet"          
Drawing Center, NYC              
Amy Lipton Gallery, NYC                
Richard Anderson, NYC - "Songs of Retribution", Curated with Nancy Spero 

1992      
Pratt Manhattan, NYC - "The Nature of Science"            
Ewing Gallery, U. of Tennessee               
International House, NYC -"Detour" curated by Sandra Antelo-Suarez

1991      
Carnegie Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, "New Directions", Curated by Elaine King              
John Post Lee Gallery, NYC - "Ho, Ho, Ho"

1989      
Sandra Gering Gallery, NYC - "Specific Metaphysics"              
Scott Hanson Gallery, NYC - "Small Scale Work"

1988      
Kresge Art Museum, Ml - "Art of the 1980's: Artists from the Eli Broad Family Foundation Collection"         
White Columns, NYC                
University of Tennessee, Ewing Gallery, Knoxville              
McNeil Gallery, Philadelphia, PA- "ln Her Own Voice", Curated by Saul Ostrow
GI Javits Center, NYC - "Four Corners of Abstraction", Curated by Bill Arning

1987      
Wolff Gallery, NYC - "Real Pictures"            
Carl Solway Gallery, OH - "Dreams of the Alchemist"            
Four Walls, NJ - "Claudia Hart, Suzanne Joelson, Deborah Kass, Pat Steir"

1986      
Diane Brown Gallery, NYC - "RISD in New York"                
Wolff Gallery, NYC - "New Work on Paper"               
S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada - "Ultrasurd", Curated by Collins and Milazzo               
Simard-Halm and Shee Gallery, LA, CA "Painterly Abstraction", Curated by Charles Kessler           
Ruthven Gallery, OH - "New York East Village Exhibition"               
Mandlezoom, Montal to di Castio, Italy, Curated by Antonio d'Avossa

1985      
Lorence Monk Gallery, NYC                
P.P.O.W Gallery, NYC

1984      
Wolff Gallery, NYC                
Philadelphia College of Art, Phil., PA - "Portrait Show", Curated by Henry McNeil Jr.

1983      
Newcastle, England - "New York, New York"            
Olsen Gallery, NYC, Curated by Nicole Klagsbrun             
Concord Gallery, NYC                
Leila Taghinia Milani Gallery, NYC                
Middle Collegiate Church, NYC -"Resurrection Show"           
Paiais Des Beaux Arts, Brusseis, Belgium

1982      
Edward Thorp Gallery, NYC               
Cheltenham Art Center, Phil., PA - "The Raw Edge"         
The Drawing Center, NYC - Anniversary Show

1981      
ProvincetownArtAssociation, Provincetown, MA              
Josef Gallery, NYC - "Moonlighting", Curated by Carole Ann Klonarides

1980      
The Drawing Center, NYC - "Selections"

BIBLIOGRAPHY: (* written by artist)
2014      
Come Together; Surviving Sandy, Skira Dedalus Fndn Publication edited by Jack Flam(http://cometogethersandy.com/suzanne-joelson/)
Bethany Ides, Bomb Magazine * (http://bombmagazine.org/article/2000055/bethany-ides/)

2013

Joe's Art of The Day, blog

2012

Inhabitat.com, Gallery: Artists Pay Tribule to Hurricane Sandy Survivors

2009      
Octet, Pera Museum Publication                
Vector, Issue 2

2007      
Flag Project, Rubin Museum Publication

2006      
The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation

2005
Awards Catalogue                
Time Out, New York Review of Judith Linhares. April               
Perry, Vicky. “Abstract Painting: Concepts and Techniques” Watson-Guptill Publications/New York

2004      
Sandra Ban. “Seismic Disturbance”, Art News               
Time Out,New York Review of Carroll Dunham,November                
Time Out, New York, Piece on Rubin sidewalk installation                
Fo A rm,  artist project

2002      
National Academy of Design: The 177th Annual. Exhibition Catalogue, 2002

1999      
Esplund, Lance, "Suzanne Joelson at Debs & Co.", Art in America, June, 1 1999

1998      
Worth, Alexi (uncredited), "Suzanne Joelson at Debs & Co.", The New Yorker, December 21, 1998               
Johnson, Ken, "Suzanne Joelson (In Brief)", The New York Times, December 11, 1998               
Mahoney, Robert, "Suzanne Joelson", Time Out/New York, December 10, 1999               
Mumford, Steve, "Suzanne Joelson at Debs & Co.", Review, December 1, 1999               
Westfall, Stephen, "Paint Stream of Consciousness", Family catalogue, November 19, 1998

1995      
Portrait de Femme, Unknown, catalogue essay for Vorarlberger Kunstuereins, Bregenz, Austria

1994      
N.A.P Text Vl N2                
Chasing Angels, Exhibition Catalogue with essay by G. Roger Denson                
Exquise Cadavre, Drawing Center Publication

1993      
10 yrs., 29 Artists, U. Of TN exhibition catalogue               
Winter Issue, Tema Celeste, guest editor

1992      
Autumn Issue, Tema Celeste, guest editor                
Empty Situations, Arts Magazine, February

1991      
Misconstructions, Deconstruals, CAA Art Journal, Spring Issue

1990      
Zaya, Octavio-"NSEW", Tema Celeste, November              
Leigh, Christian - Catalogue for Barcelona Show                
Boadella, Albert, DdB, July Review                
C.O. "Una Esrtanya Llegenda Ancestral", AVUI, July                
Danot y Llacer, "Gracia Santificante", Districte #20                 
Fontradona, Oscar - "Suzanne Joelson Las infecciones son muy paredicas a los   cuadros
 abstractos", ABC
Clot, Manel - "Suzanne Joelson", El Pais, June 23              
Zaya, Octavio - Casa Vogue               
Epstein, Elaine - "Visual Correspondence", Pequod 28/29/30

1988      
Zaya, Octavio - "Suzanne Joelson", Balcon                
Ostrow, Saul - "Round Table Projects", Bomb, Spring/Summer

1987      
"In Her Own Voice", Bomb, Fall                
Donohue, Victoria - "A Painter Who Chooses to Work in the Round", Philadelphia Inquirer, May 8              
Saltz, Jerry - Beyond Boundaries, Alfred van der Marck Editions, New York

1986      
Brown, Diane - "RISD in New York", Diane Brown Gallery, NYC,               
Collins and Milazzo - "Ultrasurd", S.L. Simpson gallery, Toronto               
Indiana, Gary - "Opinionated Survey of the Week's Events", The Village Voice, March 26                
Kessler, Charles and Halm, Will 4Painterly Abstractions: Eight New York Artists", Simard Halm & Shee Gallery

1985            
d'Avossa, Antonio - Mandiezoom exhibition catalogue, published by Electra Milano               
Sichel, Andy - "Hindsites", Downtown, April 19               
Westfall, Stephen - "Suzanne Joelson", Art in America, September

1984      
Cohen, Ronny - "Review", Artforum, May               
Pincus-Witten, Robert- "Entries-Propadeutica", Arts, March

1983      
Review", Philadelphia Examiner, November

THEATRE
1981      
Costume Designer: Robert Kovich and Dancers

1979      
Costume Designer: David Gordon Pick Up Company               
Scenic Artist for Backdrops: "Dance", Lucinda Childs, Philip Glass and Sol Lewitt

1978      
Masks for John Cage Performance, Waiker Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN

1977      
Scenic and Lighting Designer for Nina Weiner & Dancers

1976      
Lighting Design and Scenic Artist for Theatre du Slience, France              
Costume Designer,Assistant to Charles Atlas, Scenic Artist and Stage Manager for Merce Cunningham Dance Co., executed designs by Graves, Johns, Rauschenberg and Warhol

1974      
Lighting Design for Choreographers including David Gordon, Deborah Jowitt, Rosalind Newman and Grand Union

AWARDS
2010  American Academy of Arts and Letters, Purchase Prize 

2005  The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation

2002  National Academy of Design

1987  National Endowment for the Arts