Susan Silverman

Associate Professor of Fine Arts

Susan Silverman's Bio Photo

 

BA in Studio Arts, Smith College, 2000
MFA in Fine Arts (Printmaking), University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2005

Phone: (603) 899-4047
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Courses Taught
  • Ceramics (all levels)
  • Printmaking (all levels)
  • 2 and 3 Dimensional Design
  • East Asian Ink Painting
  • Book Design
Research Interests & Expertise Areas
  • All areas of ceramic arts
  • Non-toxic printmaking methods
  • East Asian ink painting techniques and practice

Honors & 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


Professional Memberships

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

Conferences Attended

  • Southern Graphics Council
  • NCECA annual conference

 

Grants Received

  • 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

Service

  • Rindge Faculty Council president 2016-17
  • Division Chair, VPA 2014-2018
  • Empty Bowls, annual community event to fight hunger, 2006-2015
  • Board of Selectmen, Town of Fitzwilliam 1989-present (7 terms)
  • Faculty Affairs Committee 3 year term (elected)