Summary Bio
During her juried residence in the Paterson, NJ artist community, American painter Suzette Marie Martin exhibited in galleries, museums and alternative spaces in New Jersey, the East Village and South Bronx, New York. Her drawings are in the collection of the Paterson Museum. Awards include a Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Fellowship at the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA and The National Gallery of Art Teacher Institute Fellowship in Washington, DC. Suzette returned to full-time studio practice in 2017, following an extended hiatus supporting her family as a single mother.
Education
Professional certificate, Multimedia Design, New York University, New York, NY, 2002 ​​​​​​​
MA, Painting, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, 1998
BA, cum laude, Drawing, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 1987
Digital Illustration Work under the pen name “Elizabeth Patch”
Amanda’s Big Dream, written by Judith Matz, illustrated by Elizabeth Patch, Graceful Cat Press, 2015
Teaching in the Arts
Digital Media and Arts, Regional High School Districts, Bergen County, NJ, 1989-2014
Digital Media, Adjunct professor, Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ, 2002-2004
Residencies and Fellowships
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA, 2001
National Gallery of Art Teacher Institute Fellowship, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1999
Juried Resident, housing for professional artists, Essex-Phoenix Mills, Paterson, NJ, 1983-1991
Collections
Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ
Private Collections, New York
Solo Exhibitions
2019 (upcoming)
Edward Hopper House Museum, Nyack, NY
Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 (upcoming)
Garner Arts and Industrial Center, Garnerville, NY
Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY
Edward Hopper House Museum, Nyack, NY
2018 
Garner Arts and Industrial Center, Garnerville, NY
Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY
Edward Hopper House Museum, Nyack, NY
Volition Gallery at Bell-Ans Creative Arts Center, Orangeburg, NY: "Dynamics, Partners in Life and Art”
Newington-Cropsey Foundation, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY: “The River Flows Both Ways”
Piermont Flywheel Gallery, Piermont, NY, "In a Mist"
1987-1991
Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ:
“Hellhole”, Essex-Phoenix Artist’s Association
The COLAB and Essex-Phoenix Show”, curated by Baird Jones
The Cutting Edge in New York”, curated by Baird Jones
“All Women’s Exhibition”, curated by Baird Jones
Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus, NJ: 3rd and 5th Annual Juried Shows
Fashion Moda Gallery, Bronx, NY: “New Work”, curated by Baird Jones
Fashion Moda Gallery, Bronx, NY: “South Bronx Fantasies”, curated by Baird Jones
Dramatis Personae Gallery, NY, NY: “The Cutting Edge in New York”, curated by Baird Jones
5 Colt Gallery/Essex-Phoenix Artist’s Association, Paterson, NJ: Ongoing group shows and pop-up events
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