MFA Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Susan Myers
Jul 19 2012 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Part of the MFA Program in Studio Art's 18th Annual Summer Lecture Series featuring noted visiting artists and curators.
Susan Myers is a visual artist and metalsmith living and working in Philadelphia. Her artwork has been exhibited at galleries and museums throughout the United States and has been published in the books500 Metal Vessels, 500 Necklaces, 1000 Rings, Art Jewelry Today, and inMetalsmith Magazine's 2006 Exhibition in Print.
Most recently, the artist was awarded a 2009 Individual Fellowship Award from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and in 2001, she was a finalist for the Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder Prize at the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has written several reviews of art and contemporary craft for Metalsmith magazine and has taught at Penland School of Crafts and Syracuse University.
Myers has worked in arts administration for the last ten years and is currently working as a Project Manager for a non-profit public art organization in Philadelphia. She holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree from Syracuse University, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Virginia Commonwealth University.Terra Hall, 8th floor
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