Susanne Kessler

born 1955 in Wuppertal, Germany
lives in Berlin and Rome

 

Education

1975-83 Hochschule der Künste, Berlin / Royal College of Art, London, MfA


 

Prizes and Stipends

 

2014 Ruth Katzmann Award 

2011 Chosen for Art in Embassy, US Department of State, USA

2005 Member of the "viewing program, artist registry", The Drawing Center New York, NY, USA

2003 IFA (German Institute for Foreign Affairs), Teheran, IR

1995 Kaiserring Stipend, Goslar, DE

1992 Paul-Strecker-Prize, Mainz, DE

1984 Stipendium des Deutsch–Französischen Jugendwerks, Paris, F

1982-83 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), London,  GB

 

 

Residencies and Fellowships

 

2016 Artist in Residence, Museum der Westküste, Alkersum / Föhr, DE

2015 Artist in Residence, Arlington Art Center, Washington / DC, USA

2015 Artist in residence, Elisabeth Foundation New York / NY, USA

2014 Artist in Residence, Art Students League Sparkill / NY,  USA

2007 Artist in Residence, Second Street Gallery Charlottesville / VA, USA

2003 Artist in Residence, Fadjr Festival, Teheran, IR

1996 Artist in Residence, Goethe-Institut Lahore, Lahore, PA

1995 Artist in Residence, Lalit Kala Academi New Delhi, Max Mueller Bhavan in Hyderabad - Chennai - Mumbai, IND

 

Teaching

 

2010-2013 Professor for drawing, painting and sculpture, John Jay College/ City University New York, USA

2010 Professor for  drawing at the Academy of Arts in Riga, LV

2007 Professor of „The Vulcano- Project“, Rock Creek Academy Washington/ DC, USA

2001-02 Professor of the “Art in Action Class” at the California State University Stanislaus, USA


Lectures

 

2014 "Arbeiten im Zwischenraum", Hochschule für Bildende Künste, University of Art, Dresden, G

2014 "Over the Years", Uniwersytetu Artystucznego, University of Arts, Poznan, PL