Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation, Visual Art – drawing, Visual Art – printmaking

Suzanne Nicholas

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation, Visual Art – drawing, Visual Art – printmaking
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 1996

Suzanne Nicholas (b. 1953) is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist, educator, and arts administrator whose practice spans film, installation, and printmaking. She worked at the International Center of Photography from 1988 to 2020, most recently as director of continuing education. Over the past decade, her focus has been on drawing and printmaking with an emphasis on lithography.

Suzanne’s work has been exhibited at the Manhattan Graphics Center, A.I.R. Gallery, Art Projects International, Art-in-General, Center for Book Arts, Exit Art, and the Atlanta Women’s Film Coalition, among others. She was also a founding member of 494 Gallery, a women’s cooperative gallery in New York City (1991–95), and has been the recipient of fellowships and awards, including the MacDowell Fellowship, the Artists Mentor Grant (Film/Media Arts), and the MidAtlantic New Forms Regional Grant (with choreographer David Appel). She holds an M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Nicholas serves on the board at Manhattan Graphics Center, New York since 2014.

Studios

Eastman (formerly Shop)

Suzanne Nicholas worked in the Eastman (formerly Shop) studio.

Thanks to the generous support of MacDowell Fellow and board member Louise Eastman, a century-old farm building has been reinvented as a modern, energy efficient live and workspace for visual artists. Originally built to provide storage when the residency program was expanding, this small barn was simply converted for studio use in the mid-1950s with the…

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