Resume

 

Susan A. Megur
Boca Raton, Florida 33487
U.S.A.
Email: smegur@susanmegurart.com
Website:  susanmegurart.com
 

Education
         MFA in visual art, 2012, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, Vermont
           Bachelors of Arts in fine art and art history, 1972, Adelphi University, 
                                                 Garden City, New York 
                                                                         
   
Commissions
          Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida/ School of Communications, Dept of
                                                  storytelling, /2008 
Affiliations
          National Association of Women Artists (NAWA), New York and Florida Chapter
            Oil Painters Of America 2013
            Boca Raton Museum of Art Professional Artists Guild 2002-2012
            Women In The Visual Arts of South Florida
            
President, Executive Board Member, WITVA 2008-2009
            Jury Chairman and Board Member, WITVA 2006-2008
            Vice President, Executive Board Member, WITVA 2004-2006
            Jury Chairman and Board Member, WITVA 2001-2003
            Palm Beach County Cultural Council Member, 2002 ongoing       

Publications
           Kennedy Publishing Co. / “Best of America Oil Artists, vol. II 2009”
              Kennedy Publishing Co. / “Best of Florida Artists and Artisans 2006”
                   

Awards Juried Shows
          1st Place, Rosen Museum Gallery, Florida,  2015 
            Honorable Mention, 2010 Art International Open,
                                         Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery Florida, 2010
            Judge’s Recognition, Armory Art Center Florida Open, 2009
            1st Place, Coral Springs Museum Show, FL., 2009
            1st Place, Boca Raton Museum Artist Guild, FL., 2009
            Judges Recognition, Florida WITVA Open, 2009
            Honorable Mention, National Association of Women Artists at PGA, FL., 2005
            2nd Place, The Armory Center West Palm Beach, FL., 2003
            1st Place, Annual Open all Florida, Boca Raton FL.2002
            Judges Recognition, Florida/Russian All Woman Traveling Exhibition, 2001
            International Award of Excellence, Metropolitan Arts Magazine,
                                            “Urban Visions” 2000
           

Juried Shows
         "Artful Spirits"  The Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach Florida, Nov. 2016
          "Women of Visions II" NAWA Florida Chapter, Armory Art Center Annex, Jan. 2016

          "Artistic Visions III" Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL  Oct.-Nov. 201
         "Art for Art's Sake III" Florida Open, Rosen Museum, June 2015
           "Art 2014" Florida Open, Nathan D. Rosen Museum, Jan. 2014

           NAWA Boca Raton Museum of Art School, 2013                                                              
           Nathan D. Rosen Musuem all Florida, 2013
          NAWA Armory Art Center, 2013
             Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery, Art International 2010, and 2013
             NAWA Northwood University, 2009
             The Armory Art Center Florida Open, 2009
             Coral Springs Museum of Art, Florida, 2009
             Boca Raton Museum of Art Artists Guild, Florida, 2009
             Open All Florida Palm Beach Gardens City Hall, 2009
             National Association of Women Artists Northwood University, Florida, 2008
           Nathan D. Rosen Museum of Art Gallery 2008 Biennial International
                                              Exhibition, 2008
             Open All Florida Boca Raton Museum Artist Guild, 2008
             Open All Florida Women In The Visual Arts, 2007
             NAWA Coral Springs Museum, Florida, 2007
             NAWA Palm Beach City Hall, Florida, 2005
             Cornell Museum International Show, Delray, Florida 2004
             The Armory Art Center, Florida, 2003
             WITVA Members Only Show, 2003
             All Florida Open, Boca Raton, Florida, 2002
             Coral Springs Museum Tri-county Exhibition, 2002
             Florida/ Russian Traveling Exhibition: Broward CC, Banyan Gallery
             Center, Hibel Museum of Art., 2001
             Boca Museum Guild Gallery Shows 2000, 2001, 2002
             WITVA Millennium Exhibition, Florida, 2000
     

Solo Show
          Nessler/Paletto Sotheby's Boca Raton, Florida, 2014
            Curated Exhibition: Parallax Art Fair/ Art Miami Dec. 2012
           
Palm Beach Gardens City Hall, Florida, 2010
            
 Additional studies & Workshops:
            Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
             University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
             Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Beaux Arts, Paris, France
             Art Students League, New York City, New York
             Intensive Painting, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass CO.
             Kathleen Gilje/ Artist, Conservator 
             Joseph Santore/Artist, Professor of painting, Studio School NY
             Harmony Hammond/ Artist and Author
             Fresco Painting, Drawing and Related Art History in Assisi, Italy with
 
                                                Fred Wessel/ Artist, Professor of P ainting U. of Hartford          

Special Organizational Experience
            *Judge for Open Florida Hadassah art exhibition entitled “Artistic Expressions” at
              Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge, Florida. (2009)

           *Traveled to St. Petersburg, Russia to interview and organize, International All Women
             Art Exhibit.  Show traveled throughout Florida.  Arranged organized judging of women
             artists from Florida for this show.  Responsible for transportation of all art, acquiring
             exhibition locations, hiring judges, and hanging all shows. 
  

Invitational Lectures 
           "Unveiled Truth" Presented 2012, Women in the Visual Arts, S. Florida
           "Truth & Beauty" Presented 2012, National Assoc. of Women Artists, Coral Springs Museum 

Special Events
           Interviewd on radio talk show 1470AM: August and September 2012 discussing
                               current work and the development of my future interactive exhibition. 
           Group Leader Art Critiques
           Curator Art Exhibitions

Work Experience
        *1999- present  Professional Visual and Conceptual Artist, Public Speaker, Curator, Group Leader Art Critiques, Teacher
          *1989-1999 EI Inc. USA/ Title: Director of Product Design and Development.
          *1973-1988 MWJ Co. Inc./ Jewlry Designer