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Suzanne Silver

Suzanne Silver

Suzanne Silver

Associate Professor


Hopkins 475


  • AB, Smith College
  • MFA, The Ohio State University

Suzanne Silver is Associate Professor in the Painting & Drawing Program of the Department of Art at The Ohio State University. Silver studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and received an AB from Smith College and an MFA at The Ohio State University. She has exhibited her work internationally, including the Centre Pompidou (Paris, France), / Slash (San Francisco), the Mattress Factory (Pittsburgh), Axel Raben Gallery (NYC), Nexus Contemporary Art Center (Atlanta), Contemporary Jewish Museum (San Francisco), David Yellin College (Jerusalem), the Castle of Otranto (Otranto, Italy), Ortega y Gasset Projects (Brooklyn), Weston Art Gallery (Cincinnati), Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus),The Bureau for Open Culture, and the Columbus Museum of Art.
Silver received Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Awards and grants from the Greater Columbus Arts Council. Her artist’s book Blacklists/Whitelists was published by Logan Elm Press. Silver’s art and writing have appeared in such publications as the American Abstract Artists Journal and Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture and can be found in the Avant-Writing Collection at OSU.
Silver makes drawings, paintings, objects, and installations where unexpected materials are combined to create a visual language that is open to multiple readings.

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