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Susan Metrican

Susan Metrican
Title: 
Visiting Lecturer
Department: 
Office: 
Kennedy 509
Education: 
2014 - Skowhegan School of Sculpture and Painting; 2012 - MFA, MassArt; 1999, BFA, Kansas City Art Institute
Professional Experience: 
  • Curator & Director of the Arts at the Kniznick Gallery
  • Women's Studies Research Center, Brandeis University
  • Co-founder of kijidome

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2017 - Selvedge, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, ME
  • 2017 - The Den, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY
  • 2017 - Shimmy Life (solo exhibition), Nepenthes NY, New York, NY
  • 2017 - Dog, Tree, Table, GRIN, Providence, RI
  • 2016 - NADA NY, Samsøn, Boston, MA
  • 2016 - Quicksand, New Art Center, Newton, MA 
  • 2016 - Excavations, curated by Rachel Frank, Field Projects, New York, NY 
  • 2016 - LOVE 2016, curated by Rachel Stern, LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies, Columbia University 
  • 2015 - The Abstract Body, curated by Craig Stockwell, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Sharon Arts Exhibition Gallery 
  • 2015 - Movie Posters for The Song Cave, Jackie Klempay Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2015 - Felt Book, organized by The Institute for New Feeling, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland OH 
  • 2015 - Action Kits, curated by Matt Rich, Mills Gallery at the Boston Center for the Arts 
  • 2015 - Tightened, as If by Pliers, curated by Joshua Bienko & Leeza Meksin, Knockdown Center,  Maspeth, NY

Selected Publications

  • 2016 - Wilson, Sheilah, "Mother Mother" artist publication for Ortega y Gasset Projects, May 2016
  • 2015 - Michelman, Elizabeth, "Putting Out Feelers," Artscope, Nov/Dec 2015, print/online
  • 2015 - McQuaid, Cate, "Two Local Biennials Demonstrate Value of Curator's Eye," The Boston Globe, November 24, 2015, print/online
  • 2015 - Adams, Samuel, "Feelers: The 24th Drawing Show at Boston center for the Arts," Big, Red, & Shiny, November 16, 2015, online 
  • 2015 - McQuaid, Cate, "ICA Foster Prize Show Emphasizes Action and Flux," The Boston Globe, April 2015, print/online 
  • 2015 - McQuaid, Cate, "Action Kits Inspire Interactivity," The Boston Globe, March 2015, print/online
  • 2015 - Hibit, Eric, "Tightened, As if by Pliers: A Conversation with Joshua Bienko and Leeza Meksin," Temporary Art Review, January 2015, online

Awards and Honors

  • 2015 - Foster Prize recipient (kijidome), ICA, Boston, MA
  • 2014 - Boston Artadia Award Finalist, Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant recipient
  • 2013 - Artist-in-Residence, sübSamsøn, Samsøn, Boston, MA
  • 2012 - Inside out, Artist-in-Residence, Big, Red & Shiny, online and printed publication
  • 2011 - George Nick Prize
  • 2010-2012 - Beker Family Scholarship, MassArt

Professional Affiliations

  • Brandeis University 
  • kijidome

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