About Susan Block

SUSAN BLOCK

847-624-9995
www.artbysusanblock.com ~ www.susanblockcollection.com

EDUCATION

BFA, SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, SYRACUSE N.Y.
MFA. ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

Represented by:

Groshek Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
TELLURIDE GALLERY OF FINE ART, TELLURIDE, CO.
LEE FREED GALLERY, LINCOLN, OREGON
BLUE LEAF GALLERY, DUBLIN, IRELAND
DESERT ART COLLECTION, PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
LEGACY FINE ARTS, LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS

 

SELECTED ONE WOMAN SHOWS

THE ZHOU B CENTER,  1029 W. 35 TH st.  CHICAGO, IL.  2017
THE GALLERY,  201 WISCONSIN AVE.  LAKE FOREST, IL.  2018
DESERT ART COLLECTION. PALM DESERT, CA. 2015
MASON GALLERY, NYC.  2013
Blue Leaf Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. 2012
THE ART CENTER, HIGHLAND PARK, IL.  2011
THREE BEDFORDBURY,  LONDON, ENGLAND 2011
LEE FREED GALLERY, LINCOLN CITY, OR, 2010
LEE FREED GALLERY, LINCLON CITY, OR. 2008
TELLURIDE GALLERY OF FINE ART, TELLURIDE, CO. 2007
ASPEN GROVE GALLERY, ASPEN, CO. 2007
LEE FREED GALLERY, LINCOLN, OREGON, 2006
LEE FREED GALLERY, LINCOLN OREGON, 2005
TELLURIDE GALLERY OF ART, TELLURIDE, CO.  2004
NEIDERMAIER, NEW YORK, 2003
NEIDERMAIER, CHICAGO, 2003
OSCAR FRIEDL GALLERY, CHICAGO, IL 2003
OSCAR FRIEDL GALLERY, CHICAGO, IL. 1993
OSCAR FRIEDL GALLERY, CHICAGO, IL. 1992
OSCAR FRIEDL GALLERY, CHICAGO, IL,.  1991
NORTHERN INDIANA MUSEUM, MUNSTER, IN.1990
HELIO GALLERY, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 1989
NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITYGALLERY, CHICAGO, IL. 1988
UBI ET ORBI GALLERY, LITTLE ROCK ARKANSAS, 1988
ARTEMISIA GALLERY, CHICAGO, IL 1988
NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY GALLERY, DE KALB, IL, 1988
PLEIDES GALLERY, NEW YORK, NEW YORK. 1987
ARTEMISIA GALLERY, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 1987
THE GALLERY, COLLEGE OF DU PAGE, GLEN ELLYN, IL. 1986
MEMORIAL UNION GALLERY, MADISON, WISCONSIN, 1985
SWEN PARSON GALLERY, NORTHERN IL, UNIVERSITY, DEKALB IL. 1995
CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO, IL. 1994
DITTMAR GALLERY, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY,EVANSTON, IL.1984
ARTEMISIA GALLERY, CHICAGO, IL. 1983
FANNY GARVER GALLERY, MADISON, WISC. 1981
FANNY GARVER GALLERY, MADISON, WISC. 1980

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
WOMEN LOOKING AT WOMEN, ZOLLA LIEBERMAN GALLERY, 2006
AROUND THE COYOTE, CHICAGO, IL. 2000
AROUND THE COYOTE, CHICAGO, IL. 1995
LAY AWAY, CHICAGO, IL. 1995
AROUND THE COYOTE, CHICAGO, IL. 1994
LAY AWAY, CHICAGO, IL. 1994
AROUND THE COYOTE, CHICAGO, IL. 1993
LAY AWAY, CHICAGO IL.  1993
FIFTH ANNIVERSITY SHOW, OSCAR FRIEDL GALLERY, CHICAGO, IL. 1991
SANDRA HIGGINS GALLERY, LONDON ENGLAND, 1991
WOMEN IN ARTS, DALEY CENTER, CHICAGO, IL. 1988
DETROIT FOCUS, DETROIT MI. 1988
SOHO 20, NEW YORK, NEW YORK. 1987
MAMA AND HEREALISM, CHICAGO, IL.1987
J. ROSENTHAL GALLERY, CHICAGO, IL. 1985
NEW HORIZONS, CULTURAL CENTER, CHICAGO, IL. 1984
FANTASTIC VISIONS, HYDE PARK ART CENTER, CHICAGO, IL. 1983
SUMMER SHOW, CONTEMPORARY ART WORKSHOP, CHICAGO, IL. 1982
MASKS, SPERTUS MUSEUM, CHICAGO, IL. 1982
MASKS, SOUTHERN OHIO MUSEUM, PORTESMOUTH, OH. 1982
DOG SHOW, ERIC MACKLER GALLERY, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 1981
UNDER A FOOT, ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, CHICAGO, IL. 1981
WOMAN INVITE WOMAN, ARTEMISIA GALLERY, CHICAGO, IL. 1981
GROUP SHOW, CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO, IL. 1981
GROUP SHOW, JOY HORWICH GALLERY, CHICAGO, IL. 1980
6/6, ARTEMISIA GALLERY, CHICAGO, IL, 1980
UNION SHOW, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, MADISON, WI, 1979
SALON SHOW, MADISON ART AND CULTURAL CENTER, MADISON, WIS. 1979
SELF PORTRAITS, FANNY GARVER GALLERY, MADISON, WI, 1979
SALON SHOW, MADISON ART AND CULTURAL CENTER, MADISON, WI. 1978

MEDIA
SHERIDAN ROAD MAGAZINE, VOL.3 NO.3 2009.  THE MAGIC OF ART. P. 85.
COAST FOOD AND ART.  FALL/WINTER 2009/20010.  P.61
CENTRAL COAST CURRENTS, LINCOLN CITY, OREGON,  JEAN DEVLIN, OUT OF PAIN OF 9/11 , AUG 2-7 2006
THE NEWS GUARD, LINCOLN CITY, OR. A HAPPENING OPENS AT THE FREED GALLERY. AUG 3-9, 2005.
OREGON COAST TODAY, LINCOLN CITY, OR.  A HAPPENING AT THE FREED.  AUG. 2005.
THE NEW TIMES, NEWPORT, OR.  AN ART HAPPENING OPENS AT THE FREED GALLERY. AUG. 2005
WESTERN ART GALLERY MAGAZINE, BETTY HARVERY MANSON, JAN, 2005
TELLURIDE DAILY PLANET, TALKING ART AND TALKING HORSES, SUSAN VIEBROCK, NOV. 26TH, 2004
TELLURIDE WATCH, PAINTING HORSES FOR STRENGTH AND REDEMTION, ELIZABETH COVINGTON, NOV. 29, 2004.
PIONEER PRESS, ACTRESS TURNS ARTIST DOES WELL, MRYNA PETLICKI, AUG. 19TH 2004
NEW ART EXAMINER, “SUSAN BLOCH, OSCAR FRIEDL GALLERY”, ANDY ARGY, JUNE, 1989
CHICAGO TRIBUNE, “EXPRESSIONIST BATTLES OF BLACK,” DAVID MC CRACKEN, JUNE, L989 CHICAGO TRIBUNE, “LANGE’S PHTOGRAPHS CAPTURE TRUE EMOTION,” ALLEN ARTNER, JUNE 1989
CHICAGO TRIBUNE, SUNDAY EDITION, “AN OLD HOUSE GETS A MASTERLY MAKEOVER”, ELAINE MARKOUTSAS, NOV, 1988 CHICAGO SUN TIMES, “ARTEMISIA AT 15…WOMAN IN THE LIMELIGHT,”MARY SHERMAN, OCT, 1988
PIONEER PRESS, “ART GOES TOO FAR OUT” MICHEAL BONESTEEL, FEB, 1987 ART SPEAK “DEEPER THAN THE OBJECTS ON THE CANVAS,” LAUREN OTIS, MARCH 1986
NEW ART EXAMINER, “SUSAN BLOCK…AT SWEN PARSON.” KYLE GANN, 1985 CHICAGO MAGAZINE, “ARTISTS BY NUMBER,” DAVID JACKSON, 1984

HYDE PARK HERALD, “SIX SHOW THEIR FANTASTIC VISIONS,” CLARA GLATT, 1983 WFMT, FM RADIO, HARRY BORES, JULY 1982

CHICAGO SUN TIMES, “SOME FIBER FACTS” HAROLD HAYDEN, JULY 1982 MILWAUKEE STATE JOURNAL, “MADISON ARTISTS TALK ABOUT ART” APRIL, L978

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

JIM AND VICKI MILLS, CHICAGO, IL. HENRY LANDON, CHICAGO, IL.

MR. AND MRS. JEFFREY GLAZER, HIGHLAND PARK, IL. SPERTUS MUSEUM OF JUDAICA, CHICAGO IL.

MARTHA SCHNEIDER, HIGHLAND PARK, IL. MR AND MRS JIM PEILET, HIGHLAND PARK IL.

SUSAN LIPMAN, CHICAGO, IL. DR. AND MRS. HARVEY GOLOMB, CHICAGO, IL.

MR. AND MRS. JEROME GRUNES, GLENCOE,  IL. JUDGE AND MRS. B. OLSON STEVENSON, WADSWORTH, IL.

CARLOS RESTAURANT, HIGHWOOD,IL. JUDY NEIDERMEIER, CHICAGO,IL

STUDS TERKEL, CHICAGO, IL. DR. ROBERT VOGEL, NEW YORK, NEW YORK.

JUDGE AND MRS. EMILIO THE OVENS OF BRITTANY RESTAURANT, MADISON, WI.

ANTHONY RHODES, WILTON  MANORS, FLA. MR AND MRS. ROBERT K. WOLF

MR AND MRS. ED WHITTACKER, DALLAS, TEXAS MR. AND MRS. MICHEAL J. FOX.

MARY ARCHIE THEATER, CHICAGO, IL.