Susan D'Amato

Art Discipline: 
Syracuse, NY
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jul 7, 2008 to Jul 25, 2008

Susan DAmato is interested the visual and conceptual relationships between the body and universal forms. She received her MFA in Drawing/Studio Art from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2000, and her BFA in Painting, with concentrations in Drawing and Anthropology from the University of Connecticut in 1986. She has been teaching Drawing for twenty years, and is currently Associate Professor of art in the School of Art and Design, in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY. The recipient of numerous national and international awards, she has exhibited her work extensively throughout the country including prominent venues in New York, Boston, Miami, Albany, Chapel Hill and Baltimore. Her work was included in The Drawing Center's LineAge; fall selections 2005 exhibition, and featured in its accompanying publication, Drawing Papers 55. The New York Time's, The Boston Globe, Art in New England, The Boston Herald, and many national publications have reviewed her work. Other professional achievements include the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Drawing and the Mid Atlantic Arts Fellowship in Drawing/Works on Paper. Ms. D'Amato is a visual arts fellow of The Ragdale Foundation, KHN Center for the Arts, Yaddo, The David and Julia White Colony, The Millay Colony, The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts and Sciences, and The Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts. Her work is in the private collections of patrons throughout the United States, and the collection of The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Belgium.