Susan Silverman

Susan Silverman

Associate Professor of Fine Arts


EDUCATION

  • B.A. in Studio Arts, Smith College, 2000
  • MFA in Fine Arts (Printmaking), University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2005

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Ceramics (all levels)
  • Printmaking (all levels)
  • 2 and 3 Dimensional Design
  • East Asian Ink Painting
  • Book Design

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS

  • All areas of ceramic arts
  • Non-toxic printmaking methods
  • East Asian ink painting techniques and practice

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, state juried member
  • ZeaMays Printmaking Studio member
  • NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) member

  • Southern Graphics Council
  • NCECA annual conference

  • Whiting Foundation Grant and Faculty research grant to study green printmaking in Scotland and Wales, 2012-13
  • Dean’s Fund, Franklin Pierce College, travel and research grant for travel and study in China, 2007

  • Rindge Faculty Council president 2016-17
  • Division Chair, VPA 2014-2018
  • Empty Bowls, annual community event to fight hunger, 2006-2015
  • Faculty Affairs Committee 3 year term (elected)

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2011: President’s Award, Campus Compact NH, stewardship, for empty bowls projects
  • 2005: Blanche E. Colman Award (printmaking), Mellon Foundation, Boston (competitive cash award)
  • 2000: Louise M. Walton Award for Ada Comstock art major showing dedication to the field, Smith College
  • 1999: Megan Hart Jones Award for best work of art, Smith College, Coho Returning Home, two-color lithograph
  • 1992, 2008: Ceramics Award, Living with Crafts Exhibition, League of NH Craftsmen

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Non-Toxic Printmaking, Mark Graver, A&C Black Publishers, London, 2011, p. 118.

Printmaking Revolution, Dwight Pogue, Watson-Guptill, 2012, pp. 91-93.

Three Sides of the Story: Interpretations of Place, MFA Thesis paper, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2005.