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Susan Valentine
323 Long Plain Road, Leverett, MA
413-547-1172
susanvalentineart.com
s.valentine.art@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2010-2014, Fine Art Painting Classes, Greenfield Community College, MA Penné Krol, Budge Hyde

2013/14, Studied with Christine Labich

2013, Studied with Barbara Johnson

2007-2010, Graphic Design classes at Greenfield Community College, MA, Paul Lindale, Tom Boisvert, Rick Schneider

 

EXHIBITIONS

*solo °two-person •group

2016
*Annual Exhibit & Open Studio, Leverett Crafts & Arts, Leverett, MA
Winter in Bloom - A Month of Flowers,
Tower Hill Botanic Gardens, W. Boylston, MA
°Greenfield Gallery, Greenfield, MA
Seven Strong, Northampton, MA
*Elusie Gallery, Easthampton, MA

2015
Paradise City Arts Festival, Northampton, MA
*Close to Home, Tower Hill Botanic Gardens, W. Boylston, MA
GCC Painting Buddies, Leverett Crafts & Arts, Leverett, MA
Annual Residents' Exhibit, Leverett Crafts & Arts, Leverett, MA

2014
°The Joy of Seeing, Burnett Gallery, Amherst, MA
*First Annual Gallery Show, Barnes Gallery, Leverett Arts & Crafts
*Close to Home, Hope & Olive Restaurant, Greenfield, MA

2013
°Valley Florals,
Hosmer Gallery, Northampton, MA
*Seen Through My Eyes, Go Berry, Northampton, MA
Greenfield Community College's Student Art Show

2012
*Secrets of the Garden, Leverett Library, Leverett, MA

 

COLLECTIONS

Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA
Nancy Thayer, Nantucket, MA

 

PRESS

2017

Steve Pfarrer, "Inspired By Nature" , Recorder, (Greenfield, MA), April 20, p. C2

Steve Pfarrer, "Art Maker", Hampshire Life Magazine, April 14-20, p. 5

2016

Trish Crapo, Artbeat, "Happy Accident Leads to Art" , Recorder, (Greenfield, MA), April 28, p. C4

2015
Paradise City Spring Guide 2015, (Northampton) "Show Stoppers", p. 13

2014
Trish Crapo, "Getting In There", Recorder (Greenfield, MA) , June 26, p. D2

2013
Mary McClintock, "Willing Student: Lifelong Art Lover Puts Own brush to Canvas", Gazette (Northampton,MA), August 1, pp.C1,C6, also published in Bulletin, (Amherst, MA)

Two works chosen for front & back cover of Greenfield Community College Student Planner

Mary McClintock, "GCC Art Student Susan Valentine Recognized in National Competition", Recorder (Greenfield, MA), February 8, p.C7


AWARDS

2013
Honorable Mention, ArtKudos.com

2012
Artist’s Magazine second place for Annual Student Competition in Still Life/Floral

 

WORK EXPERIENCE/VOLUNTEER WORK

2015 - 2016
Web Designer, BarnesGallery.org

Founding Member, Barnes Gallery Committee, Leverett Crafts & Arts

Member, Board of Directors at Leverett Crafts & Arts

2014 - 2016
Gallery Director, Barnes Galley at Leverett Crafts & Arts

Organizer, Painters' Monthly Critique Group at Leverett Crafts & Arts, Leverett, MA

Organized fundraiser, raffled off a painting and a print to benefit local family in troubled times

Curated and hung exhibit of Greenfield Community College Painters at GCC's Downtown Campus Gallery

2013
Curated exhibit of Greenfield Community College Painters at Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls, MA