This lecture will take place in Fine Arts 015.
Susie Ganch is a first-generation American artist of Hungarian heritage. She is a sculptor, jeweler, and educator living in Richmond, VA where she is Interim Chair for the Department of Craft/Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. Ganch received her MFA from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Part of her practice is Directing Radical Jewelry Makeover, an international jewelry mining and recycling project that continues to travel across the country and abroad.Issues of waste and cultural habits of consumption are imbued through her work.
Recent solo exhibitions: Have a Nice Day, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA; How Soon is Now?, MS State University; TIED, an ArtForum Critics’ pick, Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA; Land and Sea, Sienna Patti Contemporary, Lenox, MA. Her work has been included nationally and internationally in museum exhibitions including: Smithsonian National Museum for Women in the Arts; MFA Boston; the Design Museum, London; the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia; Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan; Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI; Milwaukee Art Museum.
Public/private collections include: LACMA, Los Angeles, CA; Asheville Art Museum, NC; MFA Boston, MA; Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA; Metal Museum, Memphis, TN; Quirk Hotel, Richmond, VA; John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI; and Kohler Company, Kohler, WI.