Susie Callista Suh                                                                          

EDUCATION:         

University of the Arts                                                               Philadelphia, PA

Degree in Interdisciplinary Fine Arts & Concentration in Art Therapy BFA  with Honors - Spring 2016

2012 Central High School                                                   Philadelphia, PA

 With a honorary Bachelor of Arts Degree

 

Relevant course: Contemporary Issues ( Modernism/ Postmodernism), Digital Illustration
(102&103), Master's level Intro To Teaching,Professional Practices, Studio Art, Adolescent Psychology, Art Therapy (lvl 101-400), Group Therapy and techniques.

 

EMPLOYMENT/ART EXPERIENCE: 

2015-Current Freelance Fine Arts Artist, Commerical Artist, Illustrator/Graphic designer and Art Editor

2016 Hahnemann Practicum – Art Therapist Intern

2014-2015 Outsidrz Online Magazine Editor and Social media Director                

2014 (Internship) The Star Group (Philadelphia)  Photo Editor        

2013-2013 She+ Hem (Clothing Line) Social media Director

2012NYX Franchise Marketing- Social media Director

2012Head Student Stage Set Designer+ Painter: West Side Story                          

2009-2010 Ryer’s Museum and Library-Library hand and event volunteer

PRESS

2017 July 19th- Bored Panda:  "Korean American Artist Documents Every Hateful Phrase On A Mourning Dress" click to read it here

2017 July 14th- Surface Design Association's: " Friday Fibers Roundup" Click here to read it

2017 July 7th - VICE Magazine's Creators Project Interview: "Artist Sews the Complex Intricacies of the Korean American Experience onto Canvas" Click here to read it

SOLO+ GROUP SHOWS:

2016 Instagram 3 Day Feature, TaxCollection Online Art Gallery

2016 Textile and Crafts Art Show, Plastic Arts Club, Philadelphia, PA

2016 Senior Thesis Painting Exhibition, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2016 Art Unleashed, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2015 Interdisciplinary Arts Show, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2015 I Know What you Did Last Summer Show, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2012 Art Show, Central High, Philadelphia, PA

2011 Young artists showcase, The Sketchbook Society Club, Philadelphia, PA 

2010 Scholastic Arts Competition, Philadelphia School District Education Center, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Women’s Humane Society Art Contest Show, Philadelphia, PA

AWARDS & GRANTS:

2018               "ANNY" Animation Nights New York " Sketch of the Month"

2016-2017       Dean's Scholarship

2016                Stuart M. Engal Award

2015- 2016      W.W. Smith Grant                                                                                         

2012- 2016      UArts Artist Grant                                                                                              

2012- 2016      Viola Foulke Scholarship Grant                                                         

2012- 2016      Dean’s List    

2012- 2014      Patricia Cole Grant                                                                                         

2011                 Philadelphia Scholastic Merit Arts Award (Poetry)                                      

2010                Philadelphia Scholastic Bronze Arts Award (Drawing)                                              

2010                3rd Place Woman’s Humane Society Art Contest Award (Drawing)

2010                Philadelphia Cover Design Merit Award                                                          

RESIDENCIES:

2018                 Private Residency Astoria NYC (March- April 6 weeks)