Resume

 SUZANNE EDMINSTER

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS    2017

Sulfur Mercury Salt: New Work.  Backstreet Gallery, September 2017. Reception: Friday, September 2, 2017, 5-8 PM.

ART WORKSHOPS AND RETREATS 2017

Art Retreat at Mountain Home Ranch, Calistoga, October 4-9. Join me for 5 days of abstract painting and relaxing in nature, learning more about intuition and deep meaning in art. More information here.

CURATION     2017

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Cash Cow, Suzanne Edminster

The Art of Resistance, a show by 33 Sonoma County artists in response to the 2016 presidential election. Created and curated by S. Edminster.  A Saltworkstudio production. Backstreet Gallery, Santa Rosa. February 10 through March 10, 2017.

PUBLICATIONS   2017

Artful Resistance, North Bay artists respond to the Trumpian menace. Charlie Swanson, North Bay Bohemian, February 8, 2017.  read

Sonoma County artists joining protests over President Trump, Dan Taylor, The Press Democrat,  January 27, 2017.  read

EXHIBITIONS  2017

Against Trumpism:  The Art and Poetry of Resistance. International Museum of Propaganda, San Rafael, CA.  Opening April 20, 6-10 PM.

The Art of Resistance.  Backstreet Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA.  February 2017.

SOLO / DUO EXHIBITIONS

2016

Suzanne Edminster & Chris Beards: Implied. Blasted Pop-Up Art Gallery. Santa Rosa, CA.

2015

A Trace of Gold. La Crema Tasting Room,  Healdsburg, CA.

Over Underworlds. Ancient Oak Cellars, Santa Rosa, CA.

2014

The Goose Game. Monotypes and paintings, Backstreet Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA

Four Hands Painting: The Golden Thread. Collaborative two-person show with Susan Cornelis, Gallery Three, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA.

2013

Pictures at an Exhibition.  Santa Rosa Symphony, Santa Rosa, CA.

Conjured. Medical Staffing Network, Santa Rosa, CA.

Color Fuse. Two-person show with Kate Black, Backstreet Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA.

2012

Dionysia. The Wine Emporium, Sebastopol, CA.

Four Hands Painting. Collaborative art with Susan Cornelis.  Phantom IV Gallery, Windsor, CA.

2011

Terra Incognita.  Santa Rosa City Hall Chambers, Santa Rosa, CA.

2009

Dreamscapes. Simply Elegant, San Rafael, CA.

2006

Pinhole: Photographs by Suzanne Edminster and Scott Hassler. Los Banos Arts Center, Los Banos, CA.

2004

The Poet-Painter Series: Cattle and Virgins.  Northlight Books and Cafe, Cotati, CA.

EXHIBITIONS

Events and Open Studios 2008 – 2017

My annual art exhibition events include Art Trails,  one of the oldest juried open studio tours in the country,  Artwalk, an annual SOFA  open studio tour, and Winterblast, a unique local festival.

2014

Graton Gallery: Eighth Annual Invitational Exhibition.  Graton, CA.

Jewish Film Festival: Oma and Bella. Painting paired with film. Santa Rosa, CA.

2013

Alkonost. Gallery of Sea and Heaven, Santa Rosa, CA.

2012

Cinema and Art: A Duet Dialogue.  Painting paired with film.  Santa Rosa International Film Festival, Glaser Center, Santa Rosa, CA.

2009

Dissolution/Resolution, with painters Karina Nishi Marcus and Sasha Pepper. Three painters, poetry, and performance. Phantom Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA.

Art exhibit venues: Quercia Gallery, Duncans Mills, CA, Russian River Art Gallery, Guerneville, CA and Thumbprint Cellars Lounge, Healdsburg, CA.

2008

Art exhibit venues: Mesh Gallery, Sebastopol, CA, and Old Crocker Inn, Cloverdale, CA.

2007

Exploring the Edges.  8 paintings, Historic Oddfellows Hall, Mendocino, CA.

2006

Images of the Virgin. Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA.

Locating Acts of Courage. Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA.