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SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2014  Bluestone FIne Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

2012 Lucia Douglas Gallery, two person show, Bellingham, WA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (juried)

2014 Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA

2013 Simon Mace Gallery, four person show, Port Townsend, WA

Centennial Center Gallery, Summer Art Exhibit, Kent WA

Columbia City Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012 Centennial Center Gallery, Summer Art Exhibit, Kent WA

Columbia City Gallery, Seattle, WA

2011 Lucia Douglas Gallery, Bellingham, WA

Artist Trust Benefit Auction; Seattle WA

“UnPlugged Challenge” ArtsWest Gallery Seattle, WA

“Driven to Abstraction” UpFront Gallery, Issaquah, WA

EAFA “Flora and Fauna” Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA

2010 “Portraits” Ida Culver House, Broadview; Seattle, WA

EAFA 35th Annual Exhibition; Bellevue, WA ~ 2nd Place Award

“What Makes a City?” Providence Marionwood; Issaquah, WA

“To the EDGE” (Artist Trust EDGE grads) ArtEAST Gallery; Issaquah, WA

“Safe Harbor” Port Angeles Fine Arts Center; Port Angeles, WA

EDGE Graduates Exhibit; Edmonds Conference Center; Edmonds, WA

EDUCATION

2010 EDGE Professional Development Program for Visual Artists

1978 - ‘81 Hussian School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

WORK

1983 - 1997 FREELANCE ILLUSTRATION Clients include: Simon & Schuster; Macmillan McGraw-Hill; IBM Corporation; Girl Scouts of America; Maidenform, Inc.; Costa Cruise Lines; JC Penney; Reader’s DIgest Books; Pier One Imports; Sutter Home Winery; Palm Beach Post; Miami Herald

RESIDENCIES/GRANTS

2014 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

          Shirley Holden Helberg Grant; NLAPW

REVIEWS / INTERVIEWS

2014 Heron, Philip. "Artist's Career Is In Full Bloom" Delco Times, March, 2014

http://www.delcotimes.com/arts-and-entertainment/20140305/artists-career-is-in-full-bloom

Walsh, Bruce. "Full Bloom" Philadelphia Metro; March 2014 http://www.metro.us/philadelphia/entertainment/arts/2014/03/04/first-friday-pick-full-bloom-bluestone-gallery/

2011 Upchurch, Michael. “Unplugged Challenge” Seattle Times, July 11, 2011

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/thearts/2015579214_ar12unplugged.html?prmid=head_main

Laughlin, Anne. “Technology and Art” River Current News, January 27, 2011

http://www.rivercurrentnews.com/news/2011-01-27/Front_Page/Technology_and_ArtLocal_Artist_Explores.html

Frenz, Leslie. “The Poetry of Shapes” Artsy Forager

http://artsyforager.wordpress.com/2011/06/29/the-poetry-of-shapes-susan-melrath/

PUBLIC ART

2008 King County Bus Shelter Mural Program, Artist Mentor; Carnation, WA

2006 Mural, Carnation Elementary School, Carnation, WA

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Swedish Art Collection; Seattle WA; Group Health, Seattle; Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Heathman Hotel, Kirkland, WA; Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, WA