Susan Gold / Smith: CV


  SUSAN GOLD /SMITH (aka Susan Gold)
Professor Visual Arts, University of Windsor
School of Visual Arts Windsor Ontario N9B 3P4
519 253 3000 X2845                            fax 519-971 3647


one ten park : a working space

Canada Cuba Friendship Association (CCFA) Windsor

Artcite Inc Windsor's Artist run Centre

MayWorks Windsor Organizing Committee

Canadian Artists Representation Ontario, CARFAC

Association for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada (AASSC)

Windsor District Labour Council

Windsor Artists for Social Justice

Solo Exhibitions:

2013                Decorating the End of the World, McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London ON

2008                “Applied Science” , Artcite Inc. Windsor, Ontario

2005                “Trophy Room” (travelling), Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, B.C., Woodstock Gallery, Ontario;                             Lampton Gallery, Sarnia, Ontario; Medicine Hat Gallery, Alberta

2002                “Trophy Room”, Thames Gallery, Chatham, Ontario, Canada 

2000                “Looking at Nature Looking Back”, Natural History Museum, London, U.K.

1997                “Der Stoff des Wissens”, BIS Cultural Centre, Möchengladbach, Germany

1996                “Texture of Knowledge”, Upper Canada Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

1996                “Texture of Knowledge”Nordic Association for Canadian (NACS), University of Aarhus,                             Denmark     

1993                “A Natural History”, (NACS), University of Turku, Finland

1993                "A Natural History", Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario

1989                “Broadway Windows” Installation Site, New York, New York

1987                "Emerging Forest" White Water Gallery, North Bay 

1987                "Iceland Installation Documentation", NACS, University of Lund, Sweden

1986                “First Forms”, Ace Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1984                Sabbatical Exhibition, University of Windsor Campus Gallery, Ontario              

Group Exhibitions:

2013                Landmarks, Thames Gallery, Chatham, ON, travelling through 2015 

2011                “On the Mark”, SB Contemporary Art, Windsor, Ontario 

2010                “The Stockholm Suite”, Performance and Exhibition, Festival of the Sound, Ontario 

2010                “Images of the Massassauga”, Stockey Center for the Arts, Parry Sound, Ontario 

2010                “Da Da Poems”, and Book Art Exhibition, Bookfest Windsor, Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario 

2009                “In Between”, Carleton University Library, Ottawa 

2008               “Cabinet”,  two person with Karen Klein, Klein Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

2006                “MIX”,  Sarah Beveridge Contemporary Art, Barrie, Ontario

2006                “Nature: From the Ground Up”,  Linda Ross Contemporary, Michigan

2006                “Labour, Commodity, Exchange”, collaboration with AG Smith, Mayworks Festival, Another                             Story Bookstore window installation, Toronto, Ontario

2006                “Text”, Klein Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

2005                “Work by Regional Artists 1997-2000 Selected from the Collection”

                         Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario 

2005                “Equus”, Group Exhibition, Mehu Gallery, New York, New York

2005                “Make Art Not War” Button Project, Media City Festival 11, Windsor

2004                “Windsor Biennial”, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor Ontario 

2004                “Island Iceland”, w/Michael Olito, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2004                “Numbers”, Klein Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

2004                “Pass it On” Button Project, Media City Festival 10, Windsor Ontario

2003                Artseen 11, Artcite offsite, “Sites of Science” Installation, Windsor Ontario

2003                “Networking” Button Project, Media City Festival 9, Windsor Ontario

2003                “Making Time”, Labour Arts Festival, Artcite Inc., Windsor Ontario

2002                Artseen 10, Artcite off site, “Looking Out to Sea” Installation, Windsor, Ontario

2002                “Oriphon and More/Books by Artists”, Access Gallery, S.I., New York

2001                “Transactions”, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, Newfoundland

2001                “Looking at Nature Looking Back”, Festival of the Sound, Parry Sound, Ontario

2001                “Natural Histories”, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio                      

2001                “Unbound”, Artist Book Exhibit, Henry Street Settlement, New York, New York

2000                Artseen: 8, Artcite Off-site, “Evidence Room” Installation, Windsor, Ontario

2000                “Great Lake Erie: Imaging an Inland Sea”, Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio; Hallwalls, Buffalo, N.Y.                            D.A.M., Detroit, Michigan.

2000                “A Decade of Days”, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario

1999                “Duty Free”, Detroit Contemporary Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

1999                “Curtain Calls”, Parry Sound District Museum, Parry Sound, Ontario

1998                “Northern Visions”, Sudbury Art Gallery, Regional juried show, Ontario

1998                “Un-Defining... Print”, D.A.M., Detroit, Michigan

1998                Homage to Duchamp”, Black Black Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

1997                3rd Wexford ArtistsBook Exhibition, Wexford Art Centre, Wexford, Ireland

1997                “Public Order”, SW Triennial, Robin Metcalfe curator, Art Gallery of Windsor 

1997                “Botanical Facsimile Transmission”, Klein Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

1997                Invitational Exhibiton, White Water Gallery, North Bay, Ontario

1996                “Stone Circle” Collective , Parry Sound District Museum, Ontario

1996                “Systematisk Botanik”, Klein Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

1996                “Maryland Institute Alumni”, Baltimore Life Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland

1995                “Maryland Institure Alumn,George Mason University Gallery, Fairfax, Virginia  

1995                Gallery B-312, Artcite/Exchange, Montreal, Quebec

1995                "Other Places", Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario

1995                “BioLogia”, SW Biennial, Jessica Bradley curator, Art Gallery of Windsor

1995                "aboutBOOKS" Klein Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

1994                Artists’ Book Exhibition, Braitwaite Gallery, Southern Utah University

1994                “15 X 15", Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, Maryland       

1993                "Heliotropic", Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario

1992                "By Any Means Necessary", Printed Matter, New York, New York

1992                "Image/Text", Detroit Artists' Market, Michigan

1991                "Arctic Stones", Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan

1990                "Restore", Downtown store-front & Artcite Gallery, Windsor, Ontario

1990                "Iscagraphics", Book Arts Exhibition, Long Island University, New York

1989                Artists’ Book Exhibition, Pontiac Art Center, Michigan 

1988                "Contemporary Art/Windsor", Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario

1987                Artists' Book Exhibition, King Stephen Museum, Szekesfehervar, Hungary

1986                "Sculptural Text" Franklin Furnace, New York, New York

1986                Artcite/Exchange, Amos Eno Gallery, New York, New York

Lectures / Papers/ Artist Talks :

                        Assoc. for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada , The Construction and                         Challenging of Arctic Myth, in Wanny Woldstads' creative work: a collaborative presentation                         with Ingrid Urberg, Montreal, Quebec 2010.

                        Assoc. for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada , Meanings of Display On                         and Off the Norwegian Coastal Steamer, Trollfjord, peer reviewed paper, Carleton University ,                         Congress, May 2009

                        ASSI&T, Information Science Conference, Colloquium, Columbus Ohio, peer reviewed paper,                         Hunting Trophies and IKEA Wallpaper: Reflecting on the Representation of the Scientific                         Object, Fall 2008

                        Nordic Association for Canadian Studies Triennial Conference, The Persistence of Linnaeus:                         Recent Paintings based on Swedish and American Natural History Dioramas, peer reviewed                         paper, Tromsø Norway , August 2008

                        Artcite Inc. Applied Science (2008) Gallery Talk

                        Assoc. for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada, Saskatoon (2007)

                        Assoc. for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada, Toronto (2006)

                        University Art Association of Canada, Victoria, BC (2005)

                        Nordic Association for Canadian Studies, Turku Finland (2005)

                        Lampton Gallery, Sarnia Ontario

                        Medicine Hat Regional Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta.

                        Assoc. for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia (2003) 

                        Nordic Association for Canadian Studies, Stockholm, Sweden (2002)

                        Assoc. for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada, Toronto, Ontario (2002)

                        University Art Association, Montreal Quebec (2001)

                        Assoc. for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada, Laval University, Quebec                         (2001)

                        Mt Allison University, New Brunswick Artist in Residence (2001)

                        Nova Scotia college of Art and Design, Halifax Artist in Residence(2001)

                        Assoc. for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada, University of Alberta,                         Edmonton (2000) 

                        Natural History Museum, London, England (2000)

                        University Art Association of Canada, Toronto, Ontario (1999)

                        Nordic Assoc. for Canadian Studies,University of Reykjavik, Iceland (1999)

                        Visions North Conference, Temagami, Ontario (1999)

                        Cooper Union, New York (1997)       

                        University of Aarhus, Denmark (1996) 

                        Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario (1996)

                        Society for 18th Century Studies, Windsor, Ontario (1995)      

                        Nordic Association for Canadian Studies, Turku,  Finland (1993)

                        Regional Museum Siberia, Irkutsk, USSR (1990)

                        Nordic Association for Canadian Studies, Oslo, Norway (1990)

                        University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario (1990)

                        Manitoba Association for Women's Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba (1989)

                        Nordic Association for Canadian Studies, Lund,  Sweden (1987)

                        Dundas Valley School of Art, Dundas, Ontario (1986)

                        McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario (1986)

                        Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan (1973)


                        Travel Grant from the Royal Norwegian Embassy (2008, 2012)

                        University of Windsor Research Grant (2008)

                        Canada Council “B” Grant (1998, 2002)

                        Ontario Arts Council, Individual Artist Grant (1992,1994,1995, 1997, 2006)

                        OAC Project Grant for Stone Circle (1996)

                        Canada Council Project Grant (1995)

                        Canada Council Exhibition Project Grant (1993)

                        Canada Council, Travel Grant (1990)

                        OAC Materials Grant (1986,-87,-89,1993,-94, -95, -96,-99,2000,-02,-06,-08)

                        Univ. of Windsor/Research Board grant (1983,1985,1989,1990,1992,1997,2000,2004,2008)

                        U. of W. Academic Development Grant(1984,1986,1987,1990,1996,1999,2002)

                        New York Artists Space (1989); New York Council for the Arts (1986)

                        Michigan Council for the Arts (1983)


                        Thames Art Gallery, Chatham Ontario

                        Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby,  British Columbia

                        Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario

                        Natural History Museum, London, England

                        Altemus Artist Book Archive, Cumberland, Maine

                        Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Ireland 

                        Black Black Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

                        Essex County Separate School Board, Ontario

                        OMERS Collection, Ontario

                        Museum of Modern Art, New York

                        King Stephen Museum, Szekesfehervar, Hungary

                        National Postal Museum Archives, Hull, Quebec

                        Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario

                        Guy Bleus Archive,Wellen, Belgium

                        Revue 90, Paris, France

                        Philadelphia Print Club, Pennsylvania

                        Franklin Furnace Archive, New York

                        University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario

                        University of Windsor Faculty Club, Ontario                                                    

                        Tony Zwicker Collection, New York

                        Masco Corporation, Royal Oak, Michigan

                        Windsor City Hall, Windsor, Ontario

                        Kresge Corporation Collection, International Headquarters, Troy, Michigan

                        Wayne State University, Department of Art and Art History, Detroit, Michigan  

                        Birmingham Library, Birmingham, Michigan

                        Comerica Bank, Birmingham, Michigan

Journal Articles Published

2009    Images of a Post/National Society. Nobel Flags of Peace Project, 2005, Canada : Images of a Post              /National Society, eds. Florby, Shackleton, Suhonen, NACS Text Series Vol. 23, ISSN.1781-3867,              pp.373-380.

2007    Transgressive Tools.The Liberating Power of Classification”, H. Olsen,S. Gold/Smith,Women &              Environments, International Magazine: Woman Art & Activism, No.72/73- Fall/winter 2006, ISSN              1499-1993, pp 38-40

2005    “Drawing Out of Context: Recent Paintings Combining Old World Scientific Specimens, North              American Hinting Trophies, and an IKEA Wall Paper Pattern”,NACS Text Series, Vol 20, No 2.,              Thomsen and Hale, ISBN 90-5201-295-4, pp.279-285.       

2005     “The Texture of Knowledge”, Knowledge Organization, Vol.31, No.2, 2004, Edited by Hope Olsen,              p, 74-91. 2005

2004    “Using Visual Art to Promote Breast Health: Perspectives of the Artists, Women, and Health”;                           Thomas, Marshall, Gold/Smith, Forrest, Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal (CONJ), Vol.14, No. 4,              2004, ISSN: 1181-912X,  p.233-237 and p.243. 2004

2003    “The Sights of Early Science: A Visual Artist’s Response to the Uppsala Natural History Collections”,              Scandinavian/Canadian Studies (AASSC), Volume 14, 2002-2003, ed. by G. Woods, p 130- 143.

2002    “Working in the Flux: Building Community and Culture through Mail Art Activity”, Nordic Association              for Canadian Studies  Text Series, Rediscovering Canadian Difference, Vol 17, ed by G Gudsteins,              ISBN 9979-54-479-1, ISSN 1101-6957, pp. 38-49, illustrated.

2002    “Web Site Development, applying Aesthetics to Promote breast Health education and Awareness”,              B.Thomas, S. Gold/Smith, A Forrest, R. Marshall, Computers, Informatics, Nursing (CIN);                           September/October 2002, Vol 20, no.5, pp.188-190.

2000    “Facing the Bear: The Influence of Northern Environments on an Artist’s Practice”, Visions and              Voices in Temogami , edited by A.W. Plumstead, Nipissing University Publication, North Bay,              Ontario, pp.44-49, ISBN: 0-919527-24-8

1998    “The Texture of Knowledge: A Visual Artist Explores the Nature of Early Science Through the                           Collections of Linnaeus and Thunberg” in Canada and the Nordic Countries in Times of                           Reorientation: Culture and Politics, edited by Jørn Carlsen, Nordic Association for Canadian Studies              Text Series, Vol. 13, ISBN 87-985142-4-5, ISSN 1101-6957, University of Århus, Denmark

1996    “Locating Place: From an Interest in Landscape to a Study of Nature”, Reflections on Northern              Culture, Northern Culture Interdisciplinary Conference “Visions of the North”, Nipissing University,              North Bay, ON, pp.69-73.  ISBN: 0-919527-20-5

1989    "In Search of the Primordial Landscape", Canada and the Nordic Countries: Proceedings from the              Second International Conference of the Nordic Association for Canadian Studies, University of Lund,

1987    J.Carlsen, B.Streijffert, eds. Lund University Press pp103-08


2008              "Between nature and art", Burton Taylor, The Lance, January 30, pp. 14 and 16, Windsor,                         Ontario.

2005               Susan Gold: Trophy Room, Robin Laurence, Georgian Straight, B.C. December 1, News and                         Views Visual Arts Section.

2005               S:L:K Scents Locks and Kisses DVD, Olifactory Mail-Art project by Guy Blues, TAC 42.292 &                         Z33.

2005               XX  Women in Contemporary Art and Culture, Issue #4 Fall 2005, front and back cover, p.1.

2003               Homenaje a Gutenberg, Francisco Peralto ed., Corona del Sur, ISBN 84-95849-71-2, ill. p. 53

2003                “Nobel Peace Project”, Wegway No.5 Magazine of Primary Culture, Spring 2003,                                       S.Amstrong ed., pp.54 -58 and back cover.

2000                Natural History Museum, London, England – “Looking at Nature Looking   Back”, reviews: The                          Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Art Newspaper,  RIBA Journal, Architects Journal, What’s                          On In London, Footloose in  London

1998                Windsor Salt, ed. M. Laliberte, G. Morin, Windsor, Ontario, Common Ground Editions, March                          1998.  ISBN: 0-9682603-0-6, pp. 69-71

1997                “Arnyékkötök” Co-media, no. 19, Budapest, Hungary, ISSN 0865-9494, p35-44

1997                “Fregmente der Natur künstlerisch katalogisiert”, Rheinische Post, Sam stag 11 Januar 1997,                           nr.9

1997                “Die zwei Gesichter des Hasen”, Westdeutsche Zeitung, WZ Samstag 11 Januar 1997

1997                “Local Artist examines the understanding of technology”, Room Magazine, October 1997, nr.                          fourty, p.16

1996                “Stone Circle”, Mix Magazine, Fall 1996, Vol. 22.2, p.21

1996                “Stone Circle Show Brings Alternative Work to Museum”, North Star, July 1996, p.3

1995                Antholt, Sharon.  "Alumni Art Exhibit at CFA" Broadside, Vol. XXXIII, p.1, Oct. 5, 1995,                          George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

1995                Arnyékkötök, No.15, Vol.6, No.2.  Budapest, ISBN 0865-9494, p1-2

1995                “In Our Own Voice”, anthology published by Woman Spirit, ISBN 0-9699935-0-1, 4                          unnumbered pages

1994                "Susan Gold: A Natural History", catalogue, Art Gallery of Windsor, ISBN 0-919837-45-X, 46                          pps. illustrated

1993                “Building Plans & Schemes”, catalogue, edited by Guy Bleus, ISBN 90-74203-02-7, p.68

1993                Vaahteranlehti, Finland Publication, no.3: cover, p.4

1993                Art Gallery of Windsor Quarterly publication, Summer 1993, 3 reproductions, cover, p. 4

1992                Árnyékkötök Electrographic Art Journal, Budapest Hungary, Fall issue ISSN 0865-9494 (1                          page unnumbered)

1987                "Borderlands", Artists Publication, Windsor, Ontario pp. 106-07

1987                "White Water Gallery Retroactive Programming - Susan Gold", Parallelogram Magazine,                           Winter 1987/88, Vol. 13 No. 2, p. 93-94.

1987                MCTV, Broadcast/Interview, Kirk Titmus, North Bay Area, Ontario

1987                CBC Interview, Veronique Mandel "Breakaway", Windsor

1986                Artists in Michigan, Michigan Council for the Arts 20th Anniversary Catalogue, ed. Sandra                          Yolles, 1 page unnumbered

1985                Reproductions/captions, Magee, Joan, A Scandinavian HeritageDundurn Press, June 1985

1985                Ingolfsson, Adalstein, D V Daily Newspaper, Rekjavik, Iceland, December 9, 1985

1985                A New Awareness, video and slide presentation of Windsor Artists, Artcite Gallery

1985                "In Search of the Primordial Landscape" Vol. 23, No. 1 of Iceland Review, edited by A.                          Ingolfsson pp. 24-28

1984                Miro, Marsha, Detroit Free Press, Sunday, November 11, 1984

1981                Susan Gold and Ken Thompson: The Artist in You produced by Joanne Westerby. (Video,                          Cox Cable TV)

1981                Henshaw, Dr. Julia, "Midwest Reviews" New Art Examiner (Chicago, Illinois) 8, 10 (1981): 20

1981                Colby, Joy Hakanson, The Detroit News, Review, Sunday, April 29, 1981 (5-F)

1981                Miro, Marsha, The Detroit Free Press, Review, April 12, 1981 (7-B)

1981                Springer, Carol, The Troy-Somerset Gazette, Review, April 1981 (Vol. 1, No. 30)

Compiled April 2008

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