Awards

Pollock-Krasner Artist’s Grant, Pollock-Krasner Foundation; 2006-7

Faculty Research Grant, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; 2006
(also 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996, 1994 & 1993)

Visual Artist Fellowship, North Carolina Arts Council; 2004

Mecklenburg Regional Artist Project Grant; 2004

Residency Fellowship; Vermont Studio Center; 1998

Visual Artist Fellowship, North Carolina Arts Council; 1994/95

Southern Arts Federation/NEA Regional Fellowship in Painting and Works on Paper; 1992


Public Art Commissions

CATS BLE Light Rail Public Art Commission: art glass for elevator-stairway towers at UCB and JW Clay stations; Charlotte, NC 2010 – 2016 (in final development for construction)


Selected Solo Exhibitions

Ross Gallery, CPCC, Natural Histories; Charlotte, NC; scheduled September 2015

Cleveland County Community College Gallery, Recent Work by Susan Brenner; Shelby, NC; 2011

Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University, Susan Brenner: After Migrations, Winston-Salem, NC; 2007

Rowe Arts Gallery, UNC Charlotte,Susan Brenner, Charlotte, NC; 2005

Salem College, This is history…that is not over, Winston-Salem, NC; 2002

Hodges Taylor Gallery, Susan Brenner, Charlotte, NC; 2002

Smith Gallery, Dissections, Davidson College Visual Arts Center, Davidson, NC; 2001

Presbyterian College, Tending the Corporeal Garden; Clinton, SC; 1998

Winthrop University Galleries: The Reproduction of Hysteria; Rock Hill; SC; 1994

The Mint Museum of Art: Susan Brenner: Memory Traces; Charlotte, NC; 1993 (catalog)

University of Colorado at Denver, School of the Arts: Susan Brenner, Denver, CO;1992

Helen Lindhurst Gallery, University of Southern California: This is history…that is not over; Los Angeles, CA; 1991


Selected Group Exhibitions

Space 301, Chroma, Mobile AL. March – May, 2011

Hand-to-Hand (traveling group/collaborative exhibition, organized by Cecelia Kane): The Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, Vermont, October – November, 2010; Athens Institute of Contemporary Art, Athens, GA August – September, 2010;Western Kentucky University Gallery, October 2009; Carol Henry Studio Gallery, Agoura Hills, CA, July, 2008; Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, GA, March-April, 2008.

Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, All in the Approach – Abstract, Allegorical, Analytical,
Concord, NC; 2010

WODA (4-artist, international, exhibition of outdoor site-specific installations) at WROCLAWNON-STOP 2008 (international arts festival), Wroclaw, Poland; 2008

Winthrop University Galleries, Deliberate Interference, Rock Hill, SC; 2007

The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography and Film, Intrinsic Artifice: Susan Brenner, David Maisel, Carl Chiarenza, and Stan Brakhage, Charlotte, NC; 2006

The Asheville Museum of Art, North Carolina Arts Council Film Video and Visual Artist Fellowship Recipients 2004-05, Asheville, NC; 2006 (catalog)

The Mint Museum of Art, Crosscurrents, Charlotte, NC; 2006

North Carolina Museum of Art, Crosscurrents, Raleigh, NC; 2005 (catalog)

Boston University 808 Gallery, The Boston Printmakers 2005 North American Print Biennial, Boston, MA; 2005 (work made collaboratively with Heather Hoover)

2005 International Digital Art Awards Exhibition; QUT Art Museum Brisbane Australia, VCA Gallery Melbourne University, UTAS Academy Gallery Tasmania, COFA Gallery Sydney Australia, Miami Institute of Art; and online

Hodges Taylor Gallery, The Figure: Inside Out, Charlotte, NC; 2004

Columbia Museum of Art, The Felt Moment, Columbia, SC; 2003 (installation)

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Homegrown II, Winston Salem, NC; 2001

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Turning the Century: Front Range Women in the Visual Arts, Boulder, CO; 2000 (catalog)

McColl Center for Visual Art, Residual Value, Charlotte, NC; 1999

Salina Art Center, Body, Salina, KS; 1999 (installation) (catalog)

The Art Gallery: University of Maryland at College Park, Terra Firma, College Park, MD; 1997
(featured six U.S. women artists: Susan Brenner, Nancy Fried, Lorna Simpson, Kiki Smith, Faith Wilding, and Barbara Zucker) (catalog)

West Virginia University, College of Creative Arts; After Appalachia, Morgantown, WV; 1995 (catalog)

City Gallery of Contemporary Art, North Carolina Artists Fellowship Exhibition, Raleigh, NC; 1995 (catalog)

Transmission Gallery, Exquisite Drawing: Lines of Correspondence, Glasgow, Scotland; 1994

North Carolina Museum of Art, North Carolina Artists Exhibition, Raleigh, NC; 1993 (catalog)

Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Southern Arts Federation NEA Fellowship Exhibition, Atlanta, GA; 1993 (catalog)

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, LACE Annuale, Los Angeles, CA; 1991


Selected Bibliography

Schreiber, Barbara. “New exhibits at CPCC, Gantt; showcase at ‘Goodyear,’”
Charlotte Observer, online August 19, 2015 and in print August 23, 2015. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/arts-culture/article31537070.html

Peters, Josh. “Susan Brenner: Putting Planning into Abstraction,” Charlotte Viewpoint, August 23, 2015, http://www.charlotteviewpoint.org/article/3443/SusanBrennerRossGallery

Rubenson, Lisa. “In the Studio with Susan Brenner,” CLT Happenings, August 19, 2015 http://happeningsclt.com/2015/08/19/the-shape-of-chaos-in-the-studio-with-susan-brenner/

“CPCC and the Ross Gallery Presents: Susan Brenner,” Charlotte Viewpoint: About Town, August 2015. http://www.charlotteviewpoint.org/pick/985/CPCC-and-the-Ross-Gallery-Presents]]-Susan-Brenner

Saraczynska, Agata. Non-stop bez formy, Gazeta Wyborcza, July 29, 2008.

Saraczynska, Agata. Zalew Imprez we Wroclawiu, Gazeta Wyborcza, June 28, 2008.

Millet, Ann. “Crosscurrents: Art, Craft, and Design in North Carolina,” Art Papers, January/February 2006.

Virginia B. Spivey. North Carolina Arts Council Film/Video and Visual Artist Fellowship Recipients 2004-05 exhibition catalog, The Asheville Museum of Art, 2006.

Paschal, Huston. Crosscurrents exhibition catalog, North Carolina Museum of Art, 2005

Patterson, Tom. “Homegrown Style,” exhibition review of “Homegrown II,”The Winston-Salem Journal, September 2, 2001

Gluckerstern, J. “Front Range Women,” exhibition review “Elbows & Tea Leaves: Front Range Women in the Visual Arts, Boulder Daily Camera, 2000

Grossman, Wendy. Terra Firma exhibition catalog, The Art Gallery, University of Maryland at College Park, 1997

Dorsey, John. “Women artists address the subject of women,” exhibition review of “Terra Firma,” The Baltimore Sun, Sunday, February 23, 1997

Howell, George. exhibition review of “Terra Firma,” Art Papers, May/June, 1997

Richard, Paul. exhibition review of “Terra Firma,” The Washington Post, Sunday January 26, 1997

Withers, Josephine. response to exhibition review of “Terra Firma,” The Washington Post, Sunday, February 16, 1997

Brenner, Susan. artist’s statement in After Appalachia exhibition catalog, Mesaros Galleries, West Virginia University, 1996

Doss, Erica. “Susan Brenner,” North Carolina Arts Council Visual Artist Fellowships 1994-1995 exhibition catalog, Raleigh City Gallery of Contemporary Art, Raleigh, NC, 1995

Dougherty, Linda Johnson. exhibition review of the “North Carolina Arts Council Visual Artist Fellowships 1994-1995” exhibition, Art Papers, July/August, 1995

Auping, Michael. “Susan Brenner,” North Carolina Artists Exhibition 1993 exhibition catalog, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, 1993

Brown, Linda Luise. exhibition review of “Susan Brenner: Memory Traces,” Creative Loafing,
October 23, 1993

Fox, Catherine. review of “Southern Arts Federation/NEA Fellowship” exhibition, The Atlanta Journal/The Atlanta Constitution, June 11, 1993

Leach, Mark. Susan Brenner: Memory Traces catalog/brochure, Mint Museum of Art,
Charlotte, NC, 1993

Lazzari, Margaret. “Susan Brenner,” Southern Arts Federation NEA Fellowship Exhibition, exhibition catalog, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA. (also published as an insert in New Art Examiner), 1993

Patterson, Tom. exhibition review of “Susan Brenner: Memory Traces,” The Charlotte Observer, October 31, 1993

Patterson, Tom. exhibition review of “Susan Brenner: Memory Traces,” The Winston-Salem Journal, November 7, 1993


Education

1991 – Master of Fine Arts, University of Southern California
1989 – Bachelor of Fine Arts, San Francisco Art Institute


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