Watercolor Reflections, R. Sussler, Extended through August 31, 2020.
Ruth Lyford Sussler, b.1928, Chicago, IL – New London, CT 20th/21st C. Visual Artist. Landscapes, portraits, still-life, oil and watercolor painting, drawings and greeting card designs by commission, out of portfolio and studio since 1950. As a child I studied art at the knee of my father Philip Lyford, commercial artist. In 1944, I completed a summer fellowship at Black Mountain College studying under Josef Albers and Jean Charlot. Graduated from Bennington College with a visual arts major in 1950.
`uSolo and Duo shows: New London Maritime Society Custom House Museum, New London, Connecticut, 2013 Hygienic Art, New London, Connecticut, 2007 Retrospective, Mystic Art Association, Mystic, Connecticut, 2003 “Upclose, Nearby, Afar: a 50 year Retrospective”, The Burnished Chariot Gallery, New London, Connecticut, 2000 “Fashion From Snippets: Cloth Dolls and Paper Collages”, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 1991 Slater Museum, Norwich Connecticut, 1965, 1981, 1985 Mystic Art Association, Mystic Connecticut, 1957,1965,1990 John Slade Ely House, New Haven Connecticut, 1978 Morris Gallery, Waverly Place, New York, New York, 1960
Invitational, “Bringing Art to the Research Environment”, Pfizer, Inc., Groton, Connecticut, 1997,1998,1999 Invitational, Woman Painters of Connecticut, Slater Museum, Norwich, Connecticut, 1994 Invitational, 80th Anniversary Show, Mystic Art Association, 1993 Invitational, “The Artist Sees New London”, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 1991 Invitational, “Art for Children”, Slater Museum, curated by Joseph Gualtieri, 1991 Slater Museum: Annual Connecticut Artist juried, theme and invitational shows, 1960-2007 Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, Connecticut: Lions Gallery of the Senses, Artists’ Toys, 1984
Collectors Corner, 1956 Mystic Art Association Artist Member’s regional, juried, and invitational shows, 1957-2007 Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, Connecticut De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts Silvermine Guild of Artists, Norwalk, Connecticut
American Federation of Arts touring USA College Art, curated by Bartlett Hayes, 1950
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