Summary Bio
Suzette Marie Martin’s early career featured museum and gallery exhibitions with artists of the New York city Neo-Expressionist movement of the late 1980s - early 1990’s. She returned to studio practice in 2017, following an extended hiatus supporting her family as a single mother. She currently lives and works in the Berkshires, MA.

Martin’s drawings are in the collection of the Paterson Museum. Awards include CoVid-19: Critical/Creative Studies in Music, Image, and Text, Ethics and Humanities Grant, Resident Artist at the Edward Hopper House Museum, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Fellowship at Fine Arts Work Center, Ora Lerman Charitable Trust Soaring Gardens Artist Retreat, and National Gallery of Art Teacher Institute Fellowship. Her Naiads of the New World drawings were featured in Orion Magazine, Autumn 2019. Her ephemeral public art installation Airborne Transmission, Prayer Flags for the Pandemic was installed in association with North Adams, MA Public Arts Commission from October 2020 - April 2021.

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​​​​Education
Professional certificate, Multimedia Design, New York University
MA, Painting, William Paterson University
BA, cum laude, Drawing, University of New Hampshire
Additional studies at the Art Students League of New York.
Residencies and Fellowships
2020 CoVid-19: Critical/Creative Studies in Music, Image, and Text, Ethics and Humanities Grant, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
2019 Resident Artist, Edward Hopper House Museum, Nyack, NY
2019 Ora Lerman Charitable Trust, Soaring Gardens Artists Retreat, Laceyville, PA
2001 Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
1999 National Gallery of Art Teacher Institute Fellowship, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1983-1991 Juried Resident, Essex-Phoenix Mills housing for professional artists, Paterson, NJ
Collections
Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ
Private Collections, New York
Publications
2021  (upcoming) Blood and Thunder: Musings on the Art of Medicine. Journal of the Oklahoma University College of Medicine. Artwork and commentary on Viral Load series.
2019 Orion Magazine, Volume 38, Number 3, Autumn Edition, artwork accompanying Filling the Democracy Gap by Thomas Linzey. Orion Magazine blog interview Solastalgia: Naiads of the New World
Solo Exhibitions
2021 Viral Load, Bearing Witness to the Pandemic, Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams, MA
2019  Early Sunday Morning, Saturday Night is Over, Resident Artist Exhibition, Edward Hopper House Museum, Nyack, NY.
Public Art Installations
2020 
Airborne Transmission, Prayer Flags for the Pandemic 
River Street Park Installation, North Adams, MA in association with the city of North Adams Public Arts Commission. Hoosic River Spillway installation in association with the Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams, MA.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2020
Art in Ecological Context, National Juried Exhibition, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY (Juror: Karl Kusserow, John Wilmerding Curator of American Art, Princeton University Art Museum)
Edward Hopper House Museum, Annual Juried Members Exhibition, at Azarian McCullough Art Gallery, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkhill, NY
Prayers for the Pandemic, Prayers for Progress, Prayers for the Planet, Nationwide Public Arts Project, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ
2019
Body 2019, Juried Exhibition, Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE (Juror: Brittany Webb, curator of the John Rhoden Collection at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts)
Drawn from Life, Upstream Gallery, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Fear, Volition Gallery at Bell-Ans Creative Arts Center, Orangeburg, NY
Edward Hopper House Museum, Annual Juried Members Exhibition, Nyack, NY
Garner Arts and Industrial Center, Annual Juried Members Exhibition, Garnerville, NY
Rockland Center for the Arts, Annual Juried Members Exhibition, West Nyack, NY
2018
Dynamics, Volition Gallery at Bell-Ans Creative Arts Center, Orangeburg, NY
The River Runs Both Ways, juried exhibition, Newington-Cropsey Foundation, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
In a Mist, Piermont Flywheel Gallery, Piermont, NY
Garner Arts and Industrial Center, Annual Juried Members Exhibition, Garnerville, NY
1987-1991
Hellhole, Essex-Phoenix Artist’s Association, Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ
The COLAB and Essex-Phoenix Show, Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ (curated by Baird Jones)
The Cutting Edge in New York, Dramatis Personae Gallery, NY, NY and Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ (curated by Baird Jones)
All Women’s Exhibition, Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ (curated by Baird Jones)
South Bronx Fantasies, New Work, Fashion Moda Gallery, Bronx, NY (curated by Baird Jones)
New Work, Fashion Moda Gallery, Bronx, NY (curated by Baird Jones)
5 Colt Gallery/Essex-Phoenix Artist’s Association, Ongoing group shows and pop-up events, , Paterson, NJ
Bergen Museum of Art and Science, 3rd and 5th Annual Juried Shows, Paramus, NJ
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