Susan Evans



NAME
Susan E. Evans
TITLE Associate Professor
ADDRESS 101 Wilson Hall
PHONE 248.370.3607
EMAIL evans@oakland.edu





EDUCATION

M.F.A. Cornell University, Photography
B.F.A. Goddard College, Photography and Holography

MAJOR FIELDS

Analogue, digital and historical photography, installation,
video, semiotics, environmental art and hybrid media


COURSES TAUGHT

SA104 Foundations of Media Art
SA160 Photography for Non-Majors
SA350 B&W Photography I
SA362 B&W Photography II
SA381 Advanced Photography
SA392 Special Topics in Studio Art: Wet Plate Collodion
SA399 Studio Art Field Experience or Internship
AH399 Art History Field Experience or Internship
DES399 Graphic Design Field Experience or Internship
SA482 Advanced Photography and New Media
SA491 Senior Thesis
SA495 Independent Study in Studio Art
Forthcoming, SA/AH/HC/BLS 3XX Finland Interdisciplinary Seminar

AWARDS
Michigan Technological University Travel Grant, for research in Nara Archive
Oakland University, 2010, Faculty Research Fellowship, ÁRRAN: Exploring Space, Culture, Identity, Collaboration and experimentation at the Arteles Artist Residency in Finland.
Oakland University, 2008, Faculty Research Fellowship, Rekindling the Photographic Legacy: Preserving and Re-contextualizing Historic Photographic Processes While Building Community.

BOOKS
Hirsch, Robert. Exploring Color Photography: From Film to Pixels, Fifth Edition, Elsevier’s Focal Press, 2011
Musée de l’Elysée, Afterwards, 2011 London, Thames & Hudson, 2011
Siebers, Tobin. Disability Aesthetics. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 2010
Hunt. W.M. Sight Unseen. London, Thames & Hudson, 2010
Siebers, Tobin. Zerbrochene Schönheit: Essays, über Kunst, Ästhetik und Behinderung. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2010
Hirsch, Robert. Photographic Possibilities. Third Edition. New York, Focal Press, 2008
Hirsch, Robert. Light and Lens, Photography in a Digital Age. New York, Focal Press, 2008
Ewing, William. Face: The New Photographic Portrait. London, Thames & Hudson, 2006


ARTICLES
NATIVES, ambrotypes from the digital frontier,” The Oakland Journal, No. 19, FALL 2010


ORAL PRESENTATIONS/LECTURES
“Susan E. Evans Artist Lecture,” Open Sight / NÄKYMÄ, Akaa, Finland
“The Color of Skin,” 47th Annual Society of Photographic Education National
Conference, Philadelphia, PA March 6, 2010
“Susan E. Evans Artist Lecture,” Chester College, Chester, NH October 6, 2009


PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
Detroit Institute of Art, MI
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
Henry Art Museum, Portland, OR
Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL
Loveland Museum of Art, Loveland, CO
United States Forest Service, Washington DC
Center For Photography, Woodstock, NY
Center for Creative Photography, Tuscon, AZ
Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
ARTELES CENTER, Haukijärvi, Finland
Tourisme Bienne Seeland, Bienne, Switzerland
Galerie Lichtblick, Köln, Germany
Centro De La Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico
Bienal De Video Y Nuevos Medios, De Santiago, Chile



RECENT EXHIBITIONS
The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR September 6 to November 2012
Open Sight / NÄKYMÄ, Akaa, Finland (exhibition catalogue) June 30 to August 30, 2012
American Contemporary Photography, Tbilisi History Museum, Karvasla, Georgia June through September 2012
Alt.+1000 festival de photographie de montagne, Rossinière, Switzerland 2011
Fotofestiwal: International Festival of Photography, Lodz Art Center, Lodz, Poland 2011
The Unseen Eye: Photography from the Collection of W.M. Hunt, The Appleton Museum Ocala, Florida November 6, 2010 to January 2, 2011
Lucid Directions, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kalamazoo, MI February 24 to March 19, 2010
Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography from the Collections of George Eastman House Photography Museum, NY State Museum, Albany NY February 12 to May 9, 2010
17 Days (vol.3), Western Michigan University, Atrium Gallery, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kalamazoo, MI September 21, 2009
Intimacy and Seduction, The Madden Museum, Greenwood Village, CO February 14 to June 26, 2009
Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography from the Collections of George Eastman House Photography Museum, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN October 31,2009 to January 24, 2010
Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography from the Collections of George Eastman House Photography Museum, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK February 1 to April 26, 2009
Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography from the Collections of George Eastman House Photography Museum, Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA September 27 to November 27, 2008
Landscapes 8th Annual Exhibition, Maryland Federation of the Arts, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD September 5 to October 12, 2008
Blow-Up, juried by Harvey Stein, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA July 30 to August 23, 2008
Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography from the Collections of George Eastman House Photography Museum, Wallace State Community College, Hanceville, AL July 12 to August 31, 2008
All Hot and Bothered, (exhibition catalogue), curated by Ariel Shamberg and Brian Wallace, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY June 27 to September 28, 2008
Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography from the Collections of George Eastman House Photography Museum, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS April 26 to June 22, 2008
Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography from the Collections of George Eastman House Photography Museum, Zanesville Art Center, Zanesville, OH February 9 to April 6, 2008
Pictures for Ansel: Photography and Environmental Thought, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY June 2 to September 30, 2007
Face, curated by Bill Ewing, FORMA Photography Museum, Milan, Italy April 4 to August 18, 2007 Invited Second venure for traveling exhibition organized by Musée de l’Elysée in 2006
Oog-Eye: Photographs from the W. M. Hunt Collection Dancing Bear, FOAM Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands February 16 to April 15, 2007
Aus Amerika 2, Galerie Lichtblick, Köln, Germany December 16, 2006 to January 21, 2007
Implements of Terror, Museum of New Art, Pontiac, MI, November 18, 2007
Journées Photographiques, Swiss Festival of Photography, Center Pasquart, Bienne, Switzerland September 1 to October 1, 2006
Fotofestiwal: International Festival of Photography, Lodz Art Center, Lodz, Poland May 2006
7th Internationale Fototage Mannheim/Ludwigshafen, Cologne, Germany June 16 to July 17, 2005


RESIDENCIES
Arteles Center, Haukijärvi, Finland, Three-month Artist Residency Fellowship
Elsewhere, Greensboro, NC, Three-month Artist Residency Fellowship
Joshua Tree National Park and University of California Riverside Museum, 24 Hours In Joshua Tree National Park Residency
Canton of Bern, Bienne, Switzerland, Six month Artist Residency Fellowship
Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL, One month Artist Residency Fellowship
Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, Artist Fellowship Grant and exhibition
Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY, Two-week Artist Residency Fellowship
Anderson Ranch, Aspen, CO, Two-week summer Artist Residency Fellowship