News and CV

Article in Get Visual, “Painted Stories: Susan Hoffer at LGAP” 2021 

E d u c a t i o n

MFA Visual Arts, Painting, Northern Vermont University (Johnson State Campus) Johnson, VT 2006
Coursework in painting, drawing at Bennington College and SUNY Albany 1990-99
MAT coursework in painting, printmaking, and ceramics, SUNY Oswego and Geneseo 1977- 82
BS Art and Education, Molloy University (Molloy College), Rockville Centre, NY 1975

S o l o   E x i b i t i o n s 

Fence Select Winner Solo Exhibition, Art Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY (2024)
Stories of Rural Dislocation and Disturbance, North Country Arts, Glens Falls, NY 2022
Stories of Rural Dislocation and Disturbance, Widlund Gallery, North Creek, NY 2022
Painted Stories, Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, NY 2021
Painted Stories, Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 2020 
Painted Stories, Upper Jay Library, Upper Jay, NY 2020
Recent Paintings, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT 2019
Recent Paintings, Strand Center for the Arts, Plattsburgh, NY 2017
​Diary, Clinton Community College, Plattsburgh, NY 2011
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson, VT 2006
Drawing from Memory, Dietel Gallery, Troy, NY 2002

S e l e c t e d   E x i b i t i o n s 

Art Files Gallery, The Painting Center, NY, NY 2022
North Country Arts Juried Invitational, Glens Falls, NY 2018-2022
MADE IN NY 2022, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY 2022
“Tell Me a Story” Emerge Gallery & Art Space at Artsy, Saugerties, NY 2020 
Telling Her Story: New Acquisitions, Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY 2020 
Mohawk-Hudson Regional, Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY 2019
PAINTED-INTERNATIONAL-BIENNIAL, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio 2019
Three Realists from the Fence Select, Butzel Gallery, Schenectady, NY 2019
Black and White Juried Exhibition, LPCA, Lake Placid, NY 2019
Mohawk-Hudson Regional, University Art Museum, Albany, NY 2018
Bound and Unbound, Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Springs, NY, 2018
Northwind Fine Arts Gallery Invitational, Saranac Lake, NY 2018-2020
The Brush Off Juried Painting Competition, Avenue Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 2017
Fence Select Juried Exhibition, Troy Arts Center, Troy, NY 2017-2022.
Laffer Gallery Juried Regional, Schuylerville, NY 2016, 2018, 2019 
Materials to Masterpieces, Bluseed Gallery, Saranac Lake, NY 2016
LPCA Juried Invitational, Lake Placid, NY 2010-2022
AAG Juried Invitational, Saranac Lake, NY 2010-2020
University of Utah Invitational, Salt Lake City, UT 2012-2019
Molloy College Alumni Invitational, Rockville Centre, NY 2015
NYS Education Department, SUNY Faculty Exhibition, Albany, NY 2014
Whimsicality, Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY,2013
Where Are you?, BluSeed Gallery, Saranac Lake, NY 2011
Mohawk-Hudson Regional, Albany Institute, Albany, NY 1996, 2011
Emma Willard Faculty Exhibition, SUNY Adirondack, Queensbury, NY 2005
Residency Exhibition, James Baird Gallery, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada 2004
Residency Exhibition, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 2000
Lake George Arts Project Drawing Invitational, Lake George, NY 1998
HS Art Teachers That Make Art, Rathbone Gallery, Sage College, Troy, NY 1996

A w a r d s   a n d   P r i z e s 

Best in Show, North Country Arts Juried Invitational, Glens Falls NY, 2022
Best in Show, MADE IN NY 2022, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY 2022
Best in Show, Fence Select, Art Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY 2021
Second Place Award, LPCA Juried Invitational, Lake Placid, NY 2021
First Place Award, Northwind Fine Arts Gallery, Saranac Lake, NY 2020 
Juror’s Choice Award—Gold Key, North Country Arts, Glens Falls NY 2020 
Best of Show Award, AAG Juried Invitational, Saranac Lake, NY 2020 
Social Conscious Award, Contemporary Art Gallery Online, 2020 
Best of Show, The Shirt Factory Juried Invitational, Glens Falls, NY 2020  
Best of Show, LPCA Juried Invitational, Lake Placid, NY 2019 
​Third Place Award, AAG Juried Invitational, Saranac Lake, NY 2019 
Mohawk-Hudson Regional Juror’s Award Certified Framing and Gallery 2018 
Albany Institute of History and Art, Mohawk-Hudson Regional Purchase Prize 2018 
Second Place Award, NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery, Saranac Lake, NY 2017 
Second Place Award, AAG Juried Invitational, Saranac Lake, NY 2017 
Third Place Award, LPCA Juried Invitational, Lake Placid, NY 2016 
Fence Award, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY  2016 
First Place Award, AAG Juried Invitational, Saranac Lake, NY 2016 
Second Place Award, AAG Juried Invitational, Saranac Lake, NY 2015 

A r t i s t   R e s i d e n c i e s 

Painting residency at Tyrone Guthrie, Newbliss, Ireland 2005 
Painting residency at Pouch Cove, Newfoundland, Canada 2004 
Painting residency at Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT 1999, 2003 
SummerSix Fellowship, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 1997, 1998 

G r a n t s 

The Essex County Arts Council Grant, Painted Stories, SOLO Exhibition 2020 
Emma Willard School, Troy, NY, European Studies Grant 2006 
Getty Grant Fellowship, Pop Art Studies at The National Gallery, Washington, DC 2000 

C o m m i s s i o n s 

Hotel Saranac, Five Paintings for the Grand Hall, Saranac Lake, NY 2017
Private Commissions throughout the United States

P r i v a t e  C o l l e c t I o n s 

Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 
Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY 
Saranac Lake Hotel, Saranac Lake, NY 
​Bluseed Gallery, Saranac lake, NY 
​Judy’s Framing, Queensbury, NY 
Best Western, Saranac Lake, NY 
Private Collections throughout the United States 

B i b l i o g r a p h y 

Artist Talk, The Realities of the World in Creative Works, ADIRONDACK EXPERIENCE The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, 2022
Article in Lake Champlain Weekly, Vol 21/Issue 38, 2021 
Article in 518 Profiles, Saratoga Springs, NY, March 2021 
Artist Talk, re: Painted Stories, Lake George Arts Project 2021 
Article in Get Visual: “Painted Stories: Susan Hoffer at LGAP” 2021 
Interview with Todd Moe, NCPR 2021 
Article in Get Visual: “Things Seen and Heard in the Capital Region Art Scene and Beyond” 2018 
Article in Press Republican, Plattsburgh, NY, March 2016 
Cover design, Poems of the Night and Day, by Bruce D. Rowe 2012 
Article in Basement Medicine, Johnson, VT, May 2006 

E m p l o y m e n t

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching, SUNY The State University of New York, 2022
Part-time Instructor, North Country Community College, Saranac Lake, NY 2009-present
Reader, College Board, AP Studio Art Portfolio, ETS, Princeton, NJ 2002-2020
Table Leader, College Board, AP Studio Art Portfolio, ETS, Princeton, NJ 2020
Keynote Speaker, High School Juried Exhibition, Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY 2007
Full-time Instructor, Emma Willard School, Troy, NY 2002-2009
Full-time AP/IB Teacher, Schenectady School of Fine Arts, Schenectady, NY 1997-2002