E d u c a t i o n:
1980 M.F.A Yale University
1978 A.B. Brown University
S o l o a n d T w o P e r s o n E x h i b i t i o n s:
2016 Domestic Arrangements, Barton College, Wilson, NC
2015 Glimpse, Candita Clayton Gallery, Pawtucket RI
2014 Tone Poems and Shape Notes, List Gallery, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, with Catherine Kehoe.
2014 Oresman Gallery, Smith College, Northampton, MA
2012 Galleria ISA, Montecastello di Vibio, PG Italy
2010 Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA , with Celia Reisman
2009 Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI , with Celia Reisman
2007 Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI , with Tory Fair
2005 Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI
2004 Drury Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT.
2003 Sarah Doyle Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI.
2002 Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI,
2001 Dartmouth College, Upper Jewett Exhibition Corridor, Hopkins Center
2000 Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI, with Gwen Strahle.
1997 Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI
1995 Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI., with Dennis Congdon
1992 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY, with Susanna Coffey
1992 Amherst College, Fayerweather Hall.
1991 Wheeler Gallery, Providence, RI
1987 Cornell University, John Hartell Gallery.
1995 More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
G r o u p E x h i b i t i o n s:
2015 “Fun”, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2014 “Cullowhee Mt. Arts”, Fine Arts Museum, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
2014 “Intricacies” , Curated by Resa Blatman, Nave Gallery, Somerville MA
2014 “Color: Observed & Imagined”, Curated by Nicole Santiago, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
2013 “Hope/Angell” and “Drawing Matters”. Chazen Gallery, Providence, RI
2012 “The Romantic Impulse.” Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2011 “Fresh Flowers”, curated by Dana Frankfort, Sherman Art Gallery, Boston University.
2010 “Les Quatre”, Centre International d’Art Contemporain, Pont Aven, France
2010 “Tenants”, curated by Vera Iliatova, 106 Green, Brooklyn, NY
2008 “Color Key,”curated by Patrick Webb Painting Center, New York, NY.
2008 “Rooms and Voices”, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2007 “Drawing Matters.” Chazen Gallery, Providence, RI
2006 “Convergence” Tollhouse Art Center in Kirkcudbright, Scotland
2006 “Spot On”, Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
2006 “Secretive” Wheeler Gallery, Providence, RI
2005 Drawing Invitational, Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA
2005 “Generativity/Creativity” Women’s Research Center, Brandeis University,
2003 Is, was, will be. Espace Melanie, Riec-sur-belon, and Mona Bismark Foundation, Paris, FR
2003 French Library, Boston, MA.“Pulp fiction”
2001 Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT.
Interiors”. 3 person show.
2001 Provincetown Work Center, residents’ invitational.
2000 Lyme Art Association, Lyme CT. Figurative Painting in New England; An
Artist’s Choice, curated by William Bailey.
1997 New Bedford Art Museum, Generations.
1994 Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA, Hardly Academic.
1994 The Painting Center, New York, NY.
1993 Montserrat School of Art, Beverly, MA. Objects and Everyday Life.
1990 Yale Norfolk Gallery. Faculty Exhibition.
1988 Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI, Three person show.
1988 American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY.
Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Awards.
1984 More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Small Landscapes.
1982 Alpha Gallery, Boston MA. New Talent.
1982 Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA. Four.
S e l e c t e d P u b l i c a t i o n s
Interview with Susan Lichtman, by Larry Groff, Painting Perceptions, January 2016.
Tone Poems and Shape Notes, Catherine Kehoe and Susan Lichtman. Essay by Andrea Packard, List Gallery, Swarthmore College, PA, 2014.
Hold the Hearts and Flowers, by Andrew Mangravite, The Broad Street Review, January 17, 2012.
Celia Reisman & Susan Lichtman, catalog, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, March 26 – April 21, 2010.
“Vera Iliatova’s Tenants”, by Richard Goldstein, Bomblog (of Bomb Magazine), March 29, 2010.
“Seeing the Light”, by Ingrid Schorr, Catalyst Magazine, Brandeis University, pp. 14-15, September 2009.
John A. Parks, “The Power of Suggestion: The paintings of Susan Lichtman.”
American Artist, pp. 34-41, September 2008.
Bill Van Siclen, “Art Shows Make it Worth Leaving your Hammock”, The Providence Journal, August 23, 2007 .
Bill Van Siclen,“The Mundane Elevated in Two Views”, The Providence Journal, February 10, 2005.
“Live this Weekend”, The Providence Journal, February 28-March 3, 2001.
Color photograph of “Unpacking Groceries.”
Ten Figurative Painters in New England, An Artist’s Choice. Catalog, Lyme Art Assoc. Essay, Andrew Forge.
Channing Gray, Gray Gallery has an edgy, abstract look for summer,Providence Journal. July 27, 2000.
Channing Gray, Art: Still lifes; family life, Providence Journal, April 20, 2000. Color photograph of “Rosa Reaching”, oil on canvas, 2000.
Generations, catalog, New Bedford Art Museum: 1997.
Bill Van Siclen, “Art Wrapup”, Providence Journal, June 2, 1995.
Elizabeth Condon, Susannah Coffey, Susan Lichtman, The New Art Examiner, pp. 29-30, November 1992.
Bill Van Siclen, “Art Wrapup”, Providence Journal, October 1991.
Bill Van Siclen, Dialogues with Modernism”, Providence Journal, August 5, 1988.
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Awards 1987, catalog, New York, 1988.
Victoria Donohoe, 3 Distinct Painters at More. The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 18, 1985.
Christine Temin, Scenes of Still Life…The Boston Globe, November 25, 1982.
2016 Guest of Honor, JSS Civita Program
2015 Charles Bloom Chair in the Arts of Design, Brandeis University
2014 Nominee, Joan Mitchell Foundation Award
2011,’13 Norman Faculty Research Grant, Brandeis University
2102 Senior Artist in Residence, International School of Painting and Sculpture, Montecastello di Vibio, Umbria, Italy.
2010 Brandeis University Leonard Bernstein Creative Arts Achievement Award
1991 Mazer Research Grant, Brandeis University, (Also 1982, 1985.)
1988 American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters,
Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award.
1987 Lewis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award.
1977 Ellen Battel Stoekel Fellowship to Yale Summer School of Art
T e a c h i n g
1980-present: Brandeis University, Department of Fine Arts. (Associate Professor since 1989)
Summer 2011-15: Mass Art/Art New England Workshop. Bennington, VT
Summer 2014-5: Cullowhee Mountain Arts Workshop.
Summer 2000, ’03, ’09, ‘10: Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art,
Summer 1990: Yale Norfolk School of Art
Guest Lectures and Critiques: University of Tulsa, (2014), Univ. of Arkansas, (2014), RISD, (2014), Brown University, (2013), UNC Asheville, (2013),University of Washington,(2013) Maryland Institute College of Art, (2013),Mass College of Art, (2011, 1998,1988) Indiana University, (2008), Oberlin College, (2007),Pratt Institute,(2005), Mass College of Art(2005), University of New Hampshire( 2002); Rhode Island School of Design,(2005, 2001, l989,1986),Anderson Ranch, Snowmass, CO,(1999); Dartmouth College, (1998) ; Montserrat College of Art, (1993) ,Amherst College, (1992) Women’s Caucus for Art, Boston Chapter, (1992); Boston University, (1990); Hampshire College, (1989); Wake Forest College, (1988)Yale Norfolk Summer School (1987,1985); Yale School of Art (1983)