Curriculum Vitae

SUSAN K. BURGESS
Plein Air Coastal, Floral, and Landscape Paintings
(781) 771-8056
Email: susankb@earthlink.net
Website: www.SusanKBurgess.com

SOLO SHOWS
CREATION STORY, Cloister Gallery, Marblehead MA Nov. 2017-Jan. 2018
PLEIN AIR PAINTINGS, Cloister Gallery, Marblehead, MA 2014
CAPTURING THE LANDSCAPE, Cadbury Gallery, Cambridge MA 2011
BEING THERE: ON-SITE PAINTINGS, Grosvenor Park Gallery, Salem MA 2010
PAINTING FROM THE NATURAL WORLD, Circle Gallery, Cambridge MA 2010
COASTAL PAINTINGS, LEGAL SEAFOOD GALLERY, Copley Place, Boston 2010
SHORES, Thomas Moser Gallery, Boston MA 2010
WATERS' EDGE, Marblehead Arts Association, Marblehead MA 2009
INTO THE BLUE, Cloister Gallery, Marblehead MA 2008
DWELLING PLACES: FINDING SANCTUARY IN A WILD WORLD, Cloister Gallery, Marblehead MA 2006
MOUNTAINS, VINEYARDS, AND COASTAL WATERS, Grosvenor Park Gallery, Salem MA 2005
EXPANDING HORIZONS, Marblehead Arts Association,Marblehead MA 2003
CYCLES OF RENEWAL, NORTHEAST BY SOUTHWEST, SEASONS OF THE HEART, MORE SACRED SPACES, at Cloister Gallery, Marblehead MA 2002 thru 1995
SACRED SPACES, Marblehead Arts Association, Marblehead MA 1995

GROUP SHOWS
Marblehead Festival of Arts painting exhibits, Marblehead, MA 1975 and from 2016-present
Art in the Barn 2021, Essex County Greenbelt Association, Essex MA
Painting The Town event/exhibit, Marblehead Festival of Arts 2017 (Hon. Mention)
Marblehead Arts Association, Marblehead, MA, Member Shows, 1994-present
Cloister Gallery, Marblehead, MA 2016, 1994 - present
Paint, juried show at Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA 2015
Fall Salon, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA (1st Prize: 2014)
The Gift at Salem Arts Association, with Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA 2013
Opus Gallery, Salem, MA 2013
Cambridge Art Association new members exhibit, Cambridge MA 2011
Seven Artists…Along the Sea Coast, Grosvenor Park Gallery, Salem MA 2011
North Shore Arts Association, Associate Members Exhibit, Gloucester MA 2021, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008
Thomas Moser Gallery with Canvas Fine Arts group, 2009
Concetta’s Gallery, Marblehead, MA 2000-2006

ART-RELATED CAREER EXPERIENCE
Artist and Sole Proprietor, Creative Connections, Marblehead, MA 1995-present
Founder and Manager of Cadbury Art Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Gallery Associate, Concetta’s Gallery, Marblehead MA
Enrichment Program Director, Cadbury Commons, Cambridge, MA
Administrative Staff, Peabody Essex Museum (Peabody Museum of Salem), Salem MA
Art Teacher K-6, Public Schools, Portsmouth RI and Northampton MA
Apprentice to liturgical artist Ade Bethune, Newport RI

MEMBERSHIPS
Juried Artist Member, Cambridge Art Association
Juried Artist Member, Marblehead Arts Association (Board of Directors, 2006-09)
Associate Artist member, North Shore Art Association
Artist Member, Swampscott Art Association

EDUCATION
Certificate in Graphic Design, North Shore Community College
Graduate Certificate, Program in Management, Radcliffe Seminars, Harvard Extension School
Graduate credits equivalent to M.A.T in teaching, Rhode Island College
B.A. Studio Art, Newton College of the Sacred Heart/Boston College

Professional Workshops with Dorothy Peterson, Charlotte Britton, Paul George, Judith Campbell & Carl Dalio in watercolor; with Peter Muldaur, Paul George, & Charles Gruppé in oil/acrylic; with Tamar Etinger & Lynn Goldberg in monotypes; with Frank Federico in pastel; “Creating from the Spirit” with Dan Wakefield; “Painting from Nature” with Peter London

DEMONSTRATIONS/COURSES GIVEN
Basic Watercolor Seminar, Bentley University Art Club, Waltham, MA, March 2009
Drawing From Nature, recurring course at Cadbury Commons, Cambridge, 1997- 2002
Winsor-Newton Water-Miscible Oil Paints demonstration at Women in the Arts Conference, 2000

MEDIA & AWARDS
Honorable Mention, Marblehead Festival of Arts, Painting the Town 2017
First Prize, Fall Salon, Cambridge Art Association, 70th Fall Salon 2014
BNN-TV, It’s all About Art, Interview with Suzanne Schultz, May 2010
BNN-TV, It’s All About Art, Interview with Glenn Williams, Dec. 21, 2009
Article The Art of Business, Journal of the Bentley University Art Club, spring 2009
Artist of the Week, Marblehead Reporter, October 2006
Salem Evening News, cited in article on Women in the Arts Conference, fall, 2000