Susan M. Demchak

Education

1991 - 1995  BFA Painting/Drawing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor  (cum laude)

1993             Spring Seminar in Florence, Villa Corsi-Salviati

                     Freshman Branstrom Prize 1991

                     Faculty honors in Drawing 1992, Deans List 1991-1995, Watercolor prize 1994

Solo and Duo Exhibitions

2018             Staging Riverview, Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA

 

2012             Drawn to Water, Set in Sun, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2010             Watercolors and Drawings, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2008             Heliker LaHotan Residence Open Studio, Cranberry Island, ME

 

2007             South End Open Studios, United South End Artists Inc/ARTBLOCK, Boston, MA

 

2006             Return to Roots, Cary Gallery, Rochester, MI

                     Susan Demchak & Claudia Goullette, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2005             Susan Demchak & Nancy Schieffelin, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2004 - 2005  Susan Demchak, Northern Spy, High Falls, NY

 

2003             Susan Demchak & Nancy Schieffelin, Soprafina Gallery, Somerville, MA

 

2002             Coastal Excursions, Cary Gallery, Rochester, MI

                     Susan Demchak & Claudia Goullette, Soprafina Gallery, Somerville, MA

 

2001             Matt Ward & Susan Demchak, Infinity Gallery, Boston, MA

 

1998             Irish Views, Cary Gallery, Rochester, MI

SELECTED Group Exhibitions

2018             DeCordova Sculpture Park, Ceramic Group Show, Lincoln, MA

 

2013             Artists Talk About Art, Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA

 

2011             Salon Show, Soprafina Gallery, Boston
Isleford Artists Gallery, Isleford ME

                       

2010             Iselford Artists Gallery, Islesford, ME

 

2009             Musee Rochfort en Terre, August 2

                     DeCordova Faculty Exhibition June-October

 

2008             Painting as Presence, CAW New Haven, CT, juried by William Bailey
Project Canvasation, Gallery XV, Boston, MA

 

2007             Works on Paper, Mayor’s Gallery City Hall, Boston, MA

                     SalonBe, beGallery, High Falls, NY

                     DeCordova Museum School Gallery, Lincoln, MA

 

2006             Martinis and Masterpieces, charity event, World Trade Center, Boston, MA

                     Three Mediums: Water, Wax & Print, Works by Susan Demchak, Nan Hass Feldman & Wendy Prellwitz, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

                     H.G. Weber/Avantiart Gallery, Hampton, NH

 

2005             Westcote Bell Pottery, High Falls, NY

 

2004             Winter Salon-Group Show, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

                     Soprafina Gallery, Somerville, MA

 

2002             Zeitgeist Gallery, Cambridge, MA

 

2001             ARTWALK, The Metropolitan Gallery, Chelsea, NY

 

1995 - 1992  Annual Exhibit, Slusser Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

1993             Centennial Exhibition of the Worlds Fair of 1893 (multimedia) Chicago Museum of Arts,
Chicago, IL

                     Centennial Exhibition of the Chicago Worlds Fair 1993 (multimedia) Museum of Art,
Ann Arbor, MI

                     Friends of the Museum Annual Exhibition, Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

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Artist Residence

2009             Alfred Klots, Rochefort en Terre artist residency, 3.5 weeks

 

2008             Heliker LaHotan, Cranberry Isles, ME, 4 weeks

Collections

                     Graham Gund, Cambridge MA

                     Hilton, Cambridge, MA

                     Williams, Bloonmfield Hills, MI

Presentations

2021             Decordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Workshops

2018             Activity Presenter, Artts at Harborfest 2018, “Greetings from Columbus Park”
Watercolor Workshop

                     Teaching, Lincoln and Concord Public Schools, MA

 

2017             Activity Presenter, Artts at Harborfest 2017 “Greetings from Columbus Park”
Watercolor Workshop”

 

2016             Artist, Children’s Hospital, Prouty Garden Special Event, painted tribute to the Garden
during closing celebrations

Plein Air Artist, Taste of Downtown Crossing 2016

 

2012             Panelist, Artist Talk About Art Panel Discussion, Watertown Arts Center

Guest Speaker, Shrewsbury Artist Guild

                     Demonstration and talk, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA

                     Artist Talk, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2010             Artist Talk, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2009             Artist Talk, Cranberry Isles Historic Society, Great Cranberry Isle, ME

 

2008             Artist Talk, Heliker LaHotan Foundation, Great Cranberry Isle, ME

 

2006             Artist Talk, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

                     Juror of Whimsy, DeCordova Museum School, Lincoln, MA

 

2003             Demonstration, Soprafina Gallery, Somerville, MA

 

1999 - 2003  Massachusetts General Hospital Pediatrics Ward
  - Created therapeutic art projects for hospitalized children

 

1994             Collaborative Arts Performance, Betty Pease Theater, Ann Arbor, MI

Gallery representation

Cary Gallery, Rochester, MI, 1997-2016

Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA, 2001-present

Islesford Artists Gallery, Islesford, ME, 2010-2013\

Painting Travel

Belgium, Brussels; Canada: Nova Scotia; France: Paris, Nice, St Tropez, Monaco; Germany: Cologne; Ireland: Wicklow County; Italy: Florence, Rome, Sesto, Umbria, Venice; Scotland: Edinburgh, St. Andrews, Isle of Skye; Spain: Barcelona; US: Northeast US, Midwest US, and Southwest US

 

Print

2006             Feature, The Downriver Voice, MI

                     Feature, Rochester Post. MI

 

2001             Sothebys.com, ARTWALK 2001 – web announcement