EDUCATION

MFA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
BA, Elmira College, NY


SOLO and TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2011                       
Susanne Doremus, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL

2010                       
Open/closed, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2007           
Forever, Greg Smith and Susanne Doremus, Devening Projects + Editions, Chicago, IL

2004           
Allover, Susanne Doremus and Jim Lutes, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2002                       
University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2001                       
Mapping a Gesture, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1997                       
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1995                       
Opera, Bill Maynes Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1993                       
Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL

1991                       
CompassRose Gallery, Chicago, IL

1989                       
CompassRose Gallery, Chicago, IL

1988                       
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1986                       
Ruth Siegel Ltd., New York, NY

1984                       
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Swen Parson Gallery, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

1983           
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1981                       
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1980                       
Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
One Illinois Center, Chicago, IL


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012                       
Did You See Heaven: WYSIWYG, PEREGRINEPROGRAM, Chicago, IL  
SAIC Faculty Projects, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
Gallery Artists, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011           
Chicago Imagists; In Context, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
Reflections, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2010                       
Pink, Riverside Art Center, Riverside, IL

2009                       
Picturing the Studio, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
Speizer Collection, Rockford Museum, Rockford, IL

2008                       
Paper Love, Devening Projects + Editions, Chicago, IL

2007               
Re:Visions, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL           
McCormick Place Installation and Exhibition, Chicago, IL
Devening Projects + Editions, Chicago, IL

2006                       
181st Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Museum of the National Academy of Design. New York, NY
Group Painting Exhibition, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL
Balls Out, Group Painting Exhibition, Milwaukee, WI
Devening + Editions, Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
Installation, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005                       
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2004                       
Swerve/Break, The Pond, Chicago, IL
A Sharp Eye, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
All the Right Moves, Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL           
A Passionate Perspective: The Francis and June Speizer Collection of Art, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL           

2003           
Post -War Abstraction, Installation, Smart Museum, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Movement, exhibition and auction, Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL
Multiformity: Multiples from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Rodney Carswell, Susanne Doremus and Fraser Taylor, Sybaris Gallery, Detroit, MI
Chicago School 2, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL

2002                       
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2001                       
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2000                       
Under The Influence, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Electraslip Knife, 2153 W. Division, Chicago, IL
Out of Line: Drawings by Illinois Artists, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL                       

1999                       
School of the Art Institute Faculty Sabbatical Exhibition, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, IL
It Looks Easy, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
On the Verge of Abstraction, Center Galleries, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1998           
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Home Grown Cool: Recent Painting from Chicago, Wake Forest University Art Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
Paulina Coupana, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York, NY

1997                       
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Drawing to Painting, McLean County Art Center, Bloomington, IL

1996
Art in Chicago: 1945-1995, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Second Sight: Modern Printmaking in Chicago, Bloch Museum, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
History Lessons: Four Zolla/Lieberman Artists from Art in Chicago at the
Museum of Contemporary Art, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Abstract: Chicago, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
Brian Calvin, Susanne Doremus, Edward Henderson and Deborah
Oropallo, Foster Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1995                       
Post-War Sculpture and Works on Paper, Smart Museum, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Illinois Art Faculty: A Statewide Survey, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
Chicago Abstract Painters, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
Seoul National University Invitational, Seoul University Art Museum, Korea

1994-95           
Non-Objective American Art Post-1960, Steensland Art Museum, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

1994                       
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
A Passionate Perspective: Francis and June Spiezer Collection of Art, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
Posey: John Bevens, Susanne Doremus, David Simons, Bill Maynes Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Gallery Artists, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Contemporary Abstraction, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
Unique Paper Works: The Renaissance Society Benefit Auction and Exhibition,
Sotheby’s, Chicago, IL

1993                       
Women in the Arts, St. Paul Companies, St. Paul, MN
The Return of the Exquisite Corpse, Drawing Center, New York, NY

1992                       
From the Collection: Selected Works on Paper, NIU Art Museum, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
On Condition: Painting between Abstraction and Representation, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL

1990                       
Nature/nature, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL
Partners in Purchase: Selected Works, 1976-1987, Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, IL
Midwest Invitational Drawing Exhibition, McLean County Art Center, Bloomington, IL

1989                       
Partners in Purchase: Selected Works, 1976-1987, State of Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
Critic’s Choice, Countryside Art Center, Arlington Heights, IL

1988                       
Looking Out: The Rockford Art Museum Regional Exhibition, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
Chicago By the Square Foot, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

1987                       
Surfaces: Two Decades of Painting in Chicago, Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, IL
Figurative Painting in Chicago, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

1986                       
Painting and Sculpture Today, 1986, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Then and Now, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
New Works on Paper, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1985                       
14th Union League of Chicago Exhibition, Union League Club and Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
Harvest, Ruth Siegel Ltd., New York, NY

1984                       
Flatlands, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
Ten Years of Collecting, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
36th Illinois Invitational, Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
Alternative Spaces, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

1983-86           
Chicago: Some Other Traditions, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI.  The exhibition traveled under the auspices of the Art Museum Association of America to museums in the United States and Canada.

1983                       
Chicago Abstract Painting, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
Susanne Doremus/Maria Patsore Lang, Turman Gallery, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN
Three Painters, Three Cities, Feigenson Gallery, Detroit, MI

1982                       
Selections from the Dennis Adrian Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

1981                       
Contemporary Drawings, University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

1980                       
Women in the Arts, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Chicago/Chicago, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH
Chicago and Vicinity Exhibition, The Art Institute of Chicago, IL

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2007                       
McCormick Place Commission, Chicago, IL

2006           
Benjamin Altman prize for Painting, 131st annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, National Academy Museum of Design, NYC

1999                       
Faculty Enrichment Grant, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago           
Roger Brown Residency

1983-84
National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist Grant

1983                       
Illinois Arts Council Artists Fellowship

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2010                       
Myers, Terry. Review, Susanne Doremus, Brooklyn Rail, October
Roberts, Darrell. Review, Susanne Doremus, open/closed, Chicago Art Examiner, 9/13
Klein, Paul. Review, Susanne Doremus at Zolla/Lieberman, Art Letter, 9/10

2009           
Foumberg, Jason, Picturing the Studio, Eye Exam: Open Studio, New City Art, Chicago, 12/14/09

2005           
Grabner, Michelle. Susanne Doremus and Jim Lutes, Art US, February,  pp.26-27, illus.
Curry, Jessica. The Great Gallery Fire, Chicago Life, New York Times Supplement, Spring 2005, pp.24-27, illus.

2004           
Artner, Alan. Review, Susanne Doremus and Jim Lutes, Chicago Tribune, October 29, sec.7, p27.
Yood, James. A Passionate Perspective: The Francis and June Speizer Collection of Art, Rockford, Museum of Art, Catalogue essay, illus.
Hannum, Terence. Allover–Susanne Doremus and Jim Lutes, Pane-lhouse.com, November, illus.
Klein Paul. Susanne Doremus and Jim Lutes, Art Letter.com, illus.
Cassidy, Victor. Chicago School 2 Discussion, Artnet, Jan. 2003

2003                       
Cohen, Keri Guten. Trio’s Styles Meet in Abstraction, Detroit Free Press, May 18, p. 3

2001           
Artner, Alan. Review, Chicago Tribune, September 21, Sec. 7, p.33 illus.
Matteson, Nathan. Review, New City Chicago, Oct. 11, p. 19

2000                       
Artner, Alan. Review, Out of Line, Chicago Tribune, May 4, Section 5, p2
1998                       
Patterson, Tom. Two Not as a Kind, Winston-Salem Journal, Nov. 8, p.E4
Barandiaran, Maria Jose. Review, Susanne Doremus, New Art Examiner,  February, illus.

1997                       
Artner, Alan. Maps as a Guide Through an Artist’s Psyche, Chicago Tribune, November 6, Section 5, pg.2, illus.
Vine, Richard. Art in Chicago:1945-1995, Art in America, February, illus.

1996                       
Warren, Lynn. Essay, Art in Chicago:1945-1995, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
Yood, James. Essay, Second Sight: Modern Printmaking in Chicago, Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Artner, Alan. A History that Defeats itself in Its Survey of 50 Years of Chicago Art, The MCA Wrongly Puts Order Ahead of Chaos, Chicago Tribune, November 24, 1996

1995                       
Servetar, Stuart. Susanne Doremus: Opera, New York Press, Vol. 8, No. 40, October 4
Cotter, Holland, Susanne Doremus: Opera, New York Times, September 29, 1995
Diehl, Carol. Susanne Doremus: Opera, Bill Maynes Contemporary Art, New York
Glatt, Cara. Exhibit shows Chicago artists post-war outlook, Hyde Park Herald, April, 26

1994                       
Bonesteel, Michael. New abstract art rules, Pioneer Press, January 26

1993                       
Brunetti, John. Susanne Doremus, New Art Examiner, Summer, p.35
McCracken, David. Doremus’ fussing pays off in varied palette, Chicago Tribune, Friday, April 9, Section 7, pf47, illus.

1991                       
Yood, James. Susanne Doremus, ARTFORUM, October, p.133, illus.
Hixson, Kathryn. Chicago in Review: Susanne Doremus, Arts Magazine October, p.101, illus.
Artner, Alan. Susanne Doremus, Chicago Tribune, June 14, p.64

1989                       
Holg, Garrett. Susanne Doremus at Compass Rose, ARTnews, December, p.171, illus.
Yood, James. Susanne Doremus, New Art Examiner, December, p.38
McCracken, David. Doremus’ new style a natural progression, Chicago Tribune, September 22, p.52, illus.
Artner, Alan. Artist’s change of direction proves promising venture, Chicago Tribune, September 15, Section 7, p.53
McCracken, David. With a new season come new beginnings, Chicago Tribune, September 15, Section 7, p.56

1988                       
Snodgrass, Susan. New Art Examiner, March, p.48
McCracken, David. Artists cast a critical eye at exhibition, Chicago Tribune, February 17, Section 7, p.54

1987                       
Artner, Alan. Review, Chicago Tribune, January 21, Section 5, p.11C
Artner, Alan. Terra Incognita, Chicago Tribune, September 13, Section 13, p.10

1985                       
Holg, Garrett. Review, New Art Examiner, January, p.55
Moser, Charlotte. Regional Revisions: Houston and Chicago, Art in America, July, pp.90-99
Moser, Charlotte. Review, ARTnews, January, pp.114-115

1984                       
Artner, Alan. Review, Chicago Tribune, November 9, Section 7, p.8
Lyon, Christopher. Review, Chicago Sun Times, November 4
Abell, Jeff. Review, New Art Examiner, June, p.21
Lyon, Christopher. Coming in from the Cold, Chicago Magazine, May, p.168

1983                       
Bonesteel, Michael. Review, Art in America, September, p.195
Adrian, Dennis. Essay, Chicago: Some Other Traditions, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
Haydon, Harold. Chicago Sun-Times, February 11
Artner, Alan. Chicago Tribune, January 14

1982                       
Upshaw, Regan. Painting in Chicago, Portfolio Magazine, May-June
Heiserman, Reagan. Essay, Selections from the Dennis Adrian Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

1981                       
Schulze, Franz. Chicago Sun-Times, October 12
Saliga, Pauline. Chicago/Chicago, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH.
Saliga, Pauline. Chicago/Chicago, Dialogue, September/October
Murman, Linda. New Art Examiner, Review, June

1980
Hayes, Alan T. New Art Examiner, Review, February 1980

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
Martin Margulies Foundation, Coconut Grove, FL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Weisman Museum of Art, University of Minnesota
NIU Art Museum, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Prudential Insurance Co., Newark, NJ
Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
Yale University Art Museum, CT
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY