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Susan Taverna
updated: 04/24/2014
website: www.susantaverna.com
 
   
 
 
     
 
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art-medium
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Untitled
Untitled
Untitled
Untitled
Untitled
Untitled
Untitled
Red Pillow
Green Robe
Caitlin
No. 2
No. 3
No. 4
No. 5
No. 6
 
Portfolio Keywords:  psychological, abstract, gender/sexuality, spiritual, figurative
 
 
Untitled by Susan Taverna
Untitled
watercolor on paper
2012
9" " x  12" " 
Untitled by Susan Taverna
Untitled
watercolor on paper
2012
10 " x  14 " 
Untitled by Susan Taverna
Untitled
watercolor on paper
2011
10" x  14" 
Untitled by Susan Taverna
Untitled
watercolor on paper
2011
10 " x  14 " 
Untitled by Susan Taverna
Untitled
watercolor on paper
2011
10" x  14" 
Untitled by Susan Taverna
Untitled
watercolor on paper
2010
10" x  14" 
Untitled by Susan Taverna
Untitled
watercolor on paper
2010
9" x  12" 
Red Pillow by Susan Taverna
Red Pillow
watercolor on paper
2009
10 " x  14 " 
Green Robe by Susan Taverna
Green Robe
watercolor on rose paper
2009
10 " x  14 " 
Caitlin by Susan Taverna
Caitlin
watercolor on rose paper
2009
10 " x  14 " 
No. 2 by Susan Taverna
No. 2
oil on canvas
2012
8" " x  8" " 
No. 3 by Susan Taverna
No. 3
oil on canvas
2012
8"" x  8"" 
No. 4 by Susan Taverna
No. 4
oil on canvas
2012
6 " x  6 " 
No. 5 by Susan Taverna
No. 5
oil on canvas
2012
8"" x  8"" 
No. 6 by Susan Taverna
No. 6
oil on canvas
2012
12" x  12" 

Artist Statement

Drawing from life is an ongoing practice. I work in line and add a wash to emphasize shape. 

Current oils are done in a non objective style, with an emphasis on color field.

 

 

Artist Bio / CV




EDUCATION

BFA, Carnegie Mellon University

MFA, New York Academy of Art

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2013  Working it Out, The Painting Center, New York, NY

2013  Take Home a Nude, Sotheby's Galleries, New York, NY

2013   group, Salmagundi Gallery, New York, NY

2013   Postcards From the Edge (15th), Sikkema Jenkins, New York, NY

2012  Mic Check, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, NY

2012  group, Salmagundi Gallery, New York, NY

2012  Postcards from the Edge (14th), Cheim & Read, New York, NY

2011  group, Salmagundi Gallery, New York, NY

2011  Postcards from the Edge (13th), CRG Gallery, New York, NY 
 
2010  Women's Bodies/Women's Art, The Women's Therapy Centre Institute, New York, NY
 
2010  Postcards from the Edge (12th), ZieherSmith, New York, NY
 
2009  Take Home a Nude, Sotheby's Galleries, New York, NY

2009  group, Salmagundi Gallery, New York, NY
  
2008  Small Works, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY, -- Juror:Richard Witter

2006  Small Works, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY -- Juror: Jack Shainman

2004  group, Goetz Art Gallery, Huntington, NY

2001  group, Wilkinson Gallery, New York, NY

1999/98  Friends Meeting House, New York, NY

1984  group,  Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY

1984  group, Chung-Cheng Art Gallery, Queens, NY

1984  group, Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, Garden City, NY

1984  group, Goetz Art Gallery, Huntington, NY

1980  solo, Ellis Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

AWARDS
 
2013 Best in Show, Salmagundi Gallery, New York, NY
 
2008  Honorable Mention, "Small Works", 80 Washington Square East Galleries
Juror: Richard Witter, OK Harris Gallery

2004  P.S.122 Project Space Residency, New York, NY, Alternate Candidate

1984  Award of Excellence, Chung-Cheng Art Gallery, Juror: Thomas Saltzman, Director, Nassau County Museum of Art 

COLLECTIONS

Works included in private collections.

TEACHING

2004  Usdan Center for the Arts, Huntington, NY
 
2000  New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY
 
1997-98  Third Street Music School Settlement, New York, NY
 
1984  Usdan Center for the Arts, Huntington, NY