Resume
 

2017

  • The Central Valley Art Association Annual (juried exhibition) at the Mistlin Gallery, Modesto, CA.  Honored with Best of Show for 2017 for "On the Ferris Wheel."
  • The Marker Hotel, San Francisco, (juried exhibition)
  • Toad Fish Gallery, Sausalito, CA, exhibiting artist through June, 2017
  • ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA (juried exhibition), Boundaries & Balance: 12'' x 12'' Regional Juried Exhibition
  • Expressions, Tracy Community Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition) 
    Expressions Selections, Grand Theatre Art Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)
  • Matthews Gallery at The Grand Theatre Arts Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)

2016

  • Commissioned to create second mural for the City of Tracy. Finished mural was 10' x 20' and included community participation
  • Received Curatorial Award by City of Tracy for curating Transforming the Written Word, a group exhibit featuring the work of five celebrated Bay Area artists as will as myself.
  • Matthews Gallery at The Grand Theatre Arts Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)
  • Expressions, Tracy Community Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition) (First and Third Place in mixed media)
  • Expressions Selections, Grand Theatre Art Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)
  • Published in Friends of Calligraphy Newsletter article on Berkeley workshop by Pamela Paulsrud.

2015

  • The Real Real Art Website, curated online art venue and sales site.
  • Matthews Gallery at The Grand Theatre Arts Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)(First and Second Place in mixed media)
  • Expressions, Tracy Community Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)
  • Expressions Selections, Grand Theatre Art Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition

2014

  • Invited to create the first mural in downtown Tracy, commissioned by the City of Tracy.
  • Curated and participated in a group show including five well-known artists from the Bay Area, including myself.  The exhibit titled: Transforming the Written Word  included a catalogue, an artists' talk, as well as the month long exhibit which opened the 2014 season for the gallery.

2013

  • Beauty Isn't Pretty an exhibit juried by Kris Kuksi.
  • Matthews Gallery at The Grand Theatre Arts Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)
  • Expressions, Tracy Community Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition) (First and third place)
  • 2012  
    Once Upon a Time, solo exhibit at UC Berkeley Extension SOMA Art and Design Center, San Francisco, CA
  • Shine, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
  • Matthews Gallery at The Grand Theatre Arts Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)
  • Expressions, Tracy Community Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)
  • Expressions Selections, Grand Theatre Art Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)

2011

  • First place Mixed Media, Expressions, Tracy Community Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)
  • Matthews Gallery at The Grand Theatre Arts Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)
  • Expressions Selections, Grand Theatre Art Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)
  • Art work in annual juried issue of Letter Arts Review, Christopher Calderhead (ed.), vol. 25 no. 2, pp. 47-8.

2010

  • Matthews Gallery, The Grand Theatre Arts Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)
  • First place Mixed Media, Expressions, Tracy Community Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)
  • Expressions Selections, The Grand Theatre Arts Center, Tracy, CA (juried exhibition)

2009

  • Letters California Style, Kellogg Center at Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA
  • Second place Letters California Style, Society for Calligraphy Exhibit at Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA
  • Art work featured in “Just Doing It,” The Calligraph Journal, Deann Singh (ed.), vol. 31, issue 

2008

  • San Diego Public Library, main branch, three person show, San Diego, CA
  • Art work in annual juried issue of Letter Arts Review, Christopher Calderhead (ed.), vol. 22 no. 3, p. 18.

2007

  • Talking Walls, La Jolla Public Library, La Jolla, CA  (solo exhibition)
  • Word Play, Brandon Gallery, Fallbrook, CA

2006

  • Play on Words, Poway Center for the Performing Arts, Poway, CA
  • Honorable Mention, Graceful Envelope contest, National Association of Letter Carriers and Washington Calligraphers Guild.
  • Art work featured in Mehigan and Noble, The Encyclopedia of Calligraphy Techniques (2005)
  • Bobbi Richards, “Abstracting the Alphabet: The Art of Susan Richardson,” Expressions Magazine, vol. 1, issue 5, Sept/Oct 2002, pp.86-91
     

EDUCATION

  • Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Visual Arts, UC Berkeley extension, Berkeley, CA, 
  • Ph.D. Education in Language and Literacy, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Outstanding Dissertation Award
  • M.A. English Education, Boise State University, Boise, ID, Graduate Fellowship
  • B.A. Secondary English Education, Simmons College, Boston, MA