Education

Maryland Institute, College of Art, Master of Fine Arts, 1990

Yale University, Bachelor of Arts, 1983, two majors: Fine Arts and English

Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1976-1979, Cum Laude


Grants and Awards


Partners in Education Grant, Gunn High School, Scroll Column Project, Palo Alto, California, 2015-6

Artist in Residence, Denali National Park and Preserve, 2008

National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artists Fellowship, 1993-1994

Maryland State Arts Council, Individual Artist Award in Painting, 1991


Solo Exhibitions
River mural on Jones Street, (between California and Sacramento) San Francisco, 2017

Next wave: New Paintings and Prints, Sukey Bryan Studio, Stanford, California, 2017

Sky Banners, Union Chapel, Fishers Island, New York, 2017

The Fire Within, Christ Church, Los Altos, California, 2017

April Ocean: New Paintings and Prints, Sukey Bryan Studio, Stanford, California, 2016

Gallery Route One, "Glacier Visions: Sukey Bryan", Point Reyes Station, California, 2016

Kings Art Center, "Glacial Visions: Sukey Bryan", Hanford, California, 2016

Anita Seipp Gallery, Castilleja School, "Skywards: paintings and prints by Sukey Bryan", in conjunction with Global Week on Climate Change, Palo Alto, California, 2016

Stanford Hillel, "The Fire Within", Stanford University, California, 2016

Stanford University, "Sky Fountain: Temporary art installation in the time of drought", White Memorial Fountain/The Claw, presented by ResArts, Stanford, California, 2015

Oracle: 475 Sansome, San Francisco, California, 2014

Hillel at Stanford University, Stanford, California, 2014

Stanford in Washington Art Gallery, " Sukey Bryan: Glacier Visons", Curator: Anne Stokes, Washington, D.C., 2013

Galerie Francoise, " Sukey Bryan: Glacier Works", Baltimore, Maryland, 2013

475 Sansome, “Wintertide: snow paintings”, San Francisco, California, 2012

Anita Seipp Gallery, "Waterforms: paintings and prints,by Sukey Bryan", Castilleja School, Palo Alto, California, 2012

Mohr Gallery, "Glacier Works", Community School of Music and Arts, Mountain View, California, 2011

Monterey Peninsula College, "Earth Forces", Monterey, California, 2008

55 Second Street, “Sukey Bryan”, through Hang Art Gallery, San Francisco, 2007

Hang Art Gallery , "Watermarks", San Francisco, California, January, 2006

Pandion Gallery, "The sea around us", Fishers Island, New York, 2005

City of Las Vegas Charleston Heights Arts Center, "Sea Marks", Las Vegas, Nevada, 2004

Hang Art Gallery, "Waterway", San Francisco, California, November, 2003

Merced College Art Gallery, "Sukey Bryan: Sea Paintings", Merced, California, 2003

C. Grimaldis Gallery, “Writ in Water”, Baltimore, Maryland, 2002

Ventura College/ Gallery Two, Ventura, California, 2001

C. Grimaldis Gallery, "Sea Change", Baltimore, Maryland, 2000

Wenatchee Valley College, "Sukey Bryan", Wenatchee, Washington, 2000

Colorado State University, "Earth forces", Fort Collins, Colorado, November, 1999

C. Grimaldis Gallery, "Natural Forces", Baltimore, Maryland, 1997

C. Grimaldis Gallery, "Water Paintings", Baltimore, Maryland, 1995

Galerie Francoise e.s.f., "Sukey Bryan: recent paintings", Baltimore, Maryland 1994

Diocesan Center, Peabody Room "Paintings: Sukey Bryan", Baltimore, Maryland 1993

H. Pelham Curtis Gallery, "Vital Passages—paintings by Sukey Bryan", Curated by Suzanne Saloman, New Canaan, Connecticut, 1992

John Hopkins University Turner Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland 1992

Essex Community College, "Sukey Bryan: New Paintings", Essex, Maryland, 1990 & 1991


Selected Group Exhibitions


Artprize, A radically open international art competition and the
most attended public art event on the planet, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2016

U.S. Embassy in Helsinki, Finland, "Arctic Art", on-going, 2016

Pacific Art Center, "Pressed", Curator: Andrea Voinot, Palo Alto, California, 2015

Arizona State University, Balance-Unbalance Conference, "Water Imbalance", Eco-Art Collective, Kim Abeles, Sukey Bryan, Betsy Damon, Danielle Eubank, JJ L'Heureux, Sandra Mueller and Melissa Reischman, Tempe, Arizona, 2015

Artik, Art and Architecture, Curator: Kathryn Funk, San Jose, 2014

ArtAscent“Blue”, Gold Winner. ArtAscent is a beautifully designed and edited on-line and print magazine with art and poetry from all over the world. ArtAscent April2014 V6 www.magcloud.com

Falmouth Art Center, "Unique Impressions", Falmouth, Massachusetts, 2014

Robert Morris State University, "Water: A Universal Human Right", Chicago, Illinois, 2014

Athenaeum Gallery, "Portent", curated by Twig Murray, Artists: Sukey Bryan, Freya Grand, Kate Kretz, Amy Marx and Ryan McCoy, Alexandria, Virginia, 2013 Athenaeum

Goucher College, "Hydroflow", curated by Laura Amussen, Baltimore, Maryland, 2013

Marin Community Foundation, "Works on water", Novato, California, Curated by Patricia Watts, 2013, www.marincf.org

United States Embassy in Moscow, Spaso House, Art in the Embassy Program of the U.S. State Department, 2012-2014 www.art.state.gov

Denali National Park and Preserve, Eielson Visitor Center, ongoing, www.nps.gov

Art Object Gallery "3 painters: Sukey Bryan, Mila Libman, and Tim Ryan", San Jose, 2012
www.artobject.com

Hebrew Union College, University of Southern California Skirball Campus, "Song of the Land", Juror: Ruth Weisberg, artist and former Dean of the Roski School of Art, USC
Los Angeles, CA, 2012

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, "Arthouse", juried pirnt fair, May, 2011

Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, California, "Juried Silicon Valley Open Studio Exhibition", April, 2011

Works, "Better Luck Next Time", San Jose, California, February, 2011

Fitchburg Art Museum, "National Montype Juried Exhibition", Juror: Joann Moser, Senior Curator of Graphic Arts, Smithsonian American Art Museum Fitchburg, Massachusetts, September 26, 2010 - January 2, 2011

Sebastopol Center for the Arts,"H2O", Juror: Patricia Watts, curator of ecoartspace, July 29 - September 5, 2010, www.sebarts.org

Tag Gallery,"California Open", Juror: Karen Moss, Orange County Museum of Art, Bergmot Station, Santa Monica, CA, August 17- September 3, 2010, www.taggallery.net

Bay Model Visitor Center, "Surface/Tension: h2o", Juried by Donna Seager and Jylian Gustlin, Sausalito, California, www.icbartist.com June, 2010

SOMArts Cultural Center, "Blue Planet", In conjunction with Eco-Art Conference, Juror:Eco-artist Kim Abeles, San Francisco, California, June, 2010, www.sbawca.org

Hang Art Gallery, " Uphill and Downstream", San Francisco, California, 2010

University of Alaska Museum of the North,“Ascension:Exploring the Art of Denali ”, 2009 -2010, www.uaf Museum.edu

Hang Art Gallery,“Blue-ish Beauty”, San Francisco, October, 2009

Palo Alto Art Center “Permutatuions from Nature's Perimeter: Radius 2009”, including Tracy Burk, Sukey Bryan, Dana Harel, Amy Hibbs, Ulla de Larios, Catie O'Leary and Sarah Ratchye, Juror: Karen Kienzle, Palo Alto, California, 2009

C. Grimaldis Gallery, “Landscape into Art”, including David Brewster, Sukey Bryan, Henry Coe, Robert Dash, Paul Hotvedt, Eugene Leake, Raoul Middleman, Fairfield Porter, Girogos Rigas, Thom Sawyer, Baltimore, Maryland, 2009

Hang Gallery, "Supernatural”, San Francisco, California, 2009

Triton Museum of Art, “Statewide Painting Exhibition”, Juror:Domonic Cretara, Santa Clara, California, 2008

Sebastopol Center for the Arts, “Art and Impermanence”,Juror: Alison Bing, Sebastopol, California, 2008

Hang Gallery, “Fresh”, San Francisco, California, 2008

Hang Gallery, “Paperwork”, San Francisco, California, 2007

Pandion Gallery, Fishers Island, New York, 2006, 2007, and 2008

Bill Gould Design, “Sukey Bryan, Ted Fullwood, Cheryl Simeone”, Curator: Kathryn Funk, San Jose, California, 2007

Palo Alto Art Center, “Women Beyond Borders”, Traveling exhibition including Palo Alto, CA and Seattle, WA, 2007 - on going

C. Grimaldis Gallery, Prints and Drawings: Sukey Bryan, Elaine deKooning, Joel Fisher, Carol Miller Frost, Grace Hartigan, Catherine Lee, Mario Merz, Esteban Vicente, Baltimore, Maryland, 2005

Hang Gallery, “Organic Abstraction”, San Francisco, California, 2005

Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, “Terrestrial Forces ”, Curated by Ally Palladino-Craig, Tallahassee, 2004

University of San Francisco, "Human Nature: Sukey Bryan and Janice Nakashima", Thacher Gallery, San Francisco, California, 2004

San Diego Art Institute,
47th International Exhibition, San Diego, California, 2004

Palm Spring Desert Museum,
35th National Juried Exhibition, Juror: D.J. Hall, R&F Award recipient, Palm Springs, California, 2004

Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center,
"Balance, Counter-balance", Ben Lomand, California, 2004

Pandion Gallery,
Fishers Island, New York, 2004

University of the Pacific, "Fundamental Edge: Lynn Thorpe, Sukey Bryan, and Deanna Hunt", Curator: Rico Reyes, Stockton, California, January, 2003

Long Beach Arts,
"Expressions", National Juror: Jay Beloi, Director of Exhibitions, Pasadena Armory Center for the Arts, Long Beach, California, 2002

University of the Pacific, “Fundamental Edge: Lynn Thorpe, Sukey Bryan, and Deanna Hunt”, Curator: Rico Reyes, Stockton, California, January, 2003

Long Beach Arts, “Expressions”, National Juror: Jay Beloi, Director of Exhibitions, Pasadena Armory Center for the Arts, Long Beach, California, 2002

Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, "Equinox: A Regional Survey of Contemporary Art", Great Falls, Montana, 2001

Holter Museum of Art, "ANA 30: National Juried Exhibition", Juror: Peter Schjeldahl, Helena, Montana, 2001

Takada Gallery, "Group show", San Francisco, California, 2001

Santa Cruz Art League, "71st Annual Statewide Exhibit", Curated by Susan Hillouse, Triton Museum, Santa Cruz, California, 2001

C. Grimaldis Gallery, "Prints", Joe Andoe, Sukey Bryan, Elaine de Kooning, Sam Francis, Grace Hartigan, Matsumi Kanemitsu, Catherine Lee, George McNeil, John Ruppert, Ed Ruscha, Baltimore, Maryland, 2001

The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, "East Meets West: Paintings by Sukey Bryan and Lisa Ingram", Curator: Pat Creswell, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 2000

C. Grimaldis Gallery, Annual gallery exhibition, Baltimore, Maryland, 1995-2004

Art in the Embassies, United States Embassy in Suva, Fiji

Indianapolis Art Center, "Land and Sky: Sukey Bryan & Carole Boller", Indianapolis, Indiana, 1999

Sanchez Art Center Galleries, "Arts on fire", Pacifica, California, 1999

Susan Cummins Gallery, "Small Works", Mill Valley, California, 1998

The University of the Pacific, "Elemental Forces: Sukey Bryan, Cathy Feiss, Karen Fenley", Stockton, California, 1998

Lancaster Museum of Art, "First National Juried Exhibition", Curator: John Ravenal, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1997

Arlington Arts Center, "1997 All Media Juried Exhibition", Curator: Bonnie Clearwater, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Arlington, Virginia, 1997

Baltimore School for the Arts, "One on One", Baltimore, Maryland, 1997

Goya-Girl Press, "Portfolio of prints: Made at the Mill", Juried edition, Baltimore, Maryland 1997

Corcoran Gallery of Art, "Metamorphosis", 1996 Art Auction, Washington D.C., 1996

ArtSites 96, Washington, D.C., In conjunction with the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Curator: Francoise Yohalem, Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, Maryland 1996

New Canaan Country School, Sukey Bryan and Peter Garfield, New Canaan, Connecticut, 1996

Boyden Gallery: St. Mary’s College of Maryland, "Environs", Curator: Sarah Tanguy, St Mary’s City, Maryland, 1995

Artscape ’95/Baltimore Festival for the Arts, "Jump", curated by Allyn Massey. Installation: "Desert temple: 40 days and 40 nights", Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, 1995

Fifth Column, Arlington Art Center, Curator: Cohn Drennan, Washington, D.C., 1995

Maryland Institute, College of Art, "15 x 15", Jury: Dan Dudrow, Carol Miller Frost and Bob Wirth, Baltimore, Maryland 1995

Kristal Gallery, "First Winter", Curated by Galen Cheney, Warren, Vermont, 1994

Galerie Francoise e.s.f., "Local Landscape Scavenger Hunt", Baltimore, Maryland, 1994

Addison Gallery of American Art, "Next Generation: Alumni/ae of Phillips Academy", Curators: Andrea Feldman and Cassandra Reid, Andover, Massachusetts, 1993

Artscape ’93/Baltimore Festival of the Arts, "Realism: Psychological, Social and Lyrical", Curators: Carl Clark, Ronald Roberson and Susan Waters. Meyerhoff Gallery, Maryland Insititute of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, 1993

School 33 Art Center, "Growth and Atrophy: the Empathetic Landscape", Sukey Bryan, Gregory Crane, Hermine Ford, Gerald Hawkes, R. Edward Nadeau, Ivy Parsons, Randi Reiss-McCormack, and Jessica Weiss, Baltimore, Maryland, 1993

Dundalk Art Gallery, "Sukey Bryan and Randy Tolj: Whose woods these are I think I know", College Community Center, Dundalk, Maryland, 1993

Galerie Francoise e.s.f., "Inside/Out", Sukey Bryan, Holly Hofmann, Mark Barry, and Gordon Allen, Baltimore, Maryland, 1993

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Bruce Gallery, "4 Artists/4 Directions", Works by Sukey Bryan, Daniel Burke, Yetti Frankel and Santiago Vaca, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, 1992

Center for the Creative Arts, 8th Annual Regional Fine Arts Exhibition, Curated and juried by Michele Moure, Yorklyn, Delaware, 1992

Artscape ’92/Baltimore Festival of the Arts, "Maryland Survey", Curated by Carol Wood, Baltimore, Maryland, 1992

Katzenstein Gallery, "The Landscape Reviewed: Sukey Bryan and Susan Beard", Curated by Mark Moreland, Baltimore, Maryland, 1991

2nd Floor Gallery, "Paintings: landscapes/Paul Hotvedt & Sukey Bryan", Baltimore, Maryland, 1991

Howard Community College, Award for Painting, "Environmental Art", Columbia, Maryland, 1991

The BauHouse, "Giving Shelter", Juried Exhibtion, Curator: Pat Creswell, Baltimore, Maryland, 1991

Semmes, Bowen & Semmes, Baltimore, Maryland, Group Exhibitions curated by Trena Noval, 1989-91 & 1993

Tuttle Gallery, Juried by Carol Wood, McDonogh School, McDonogh, Maryland, 1989

Fort Mason Center, MICA Exhibition, San Francisco, California, 1989


“The fire within ” Installation-12 wildfire panels



Photo: Jim Dewrance, photographed here at Stanford Memorial Church


First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, California, 2007 and 2016

All Saints Parish, Beverly Hills, California, 2015

First Congregational Church of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, California, 2014

Hillel at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 2013-4 and 2015-6

Stanford University Memorial Church, Palo Alto, California, 2005 and 2013

Grace Lutheran Church, Palo Alto, California, 2012

First Lutheran Church, Palo Alto, California, 2011

All Saints Episcopal Church, Palo Alto, California, 2008 and 2009

The First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto , California, 2007

St Bede’s Episcopal Church, Menlo Park, California, 2006

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, 2005


Selected Collections

The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

Denali National Park and Preserve, Denali, Alaska

VMWare, Palo Alto, California

Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

Liberty Property Trust, Herndon, Virginia and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

RMS, Newark, California

Piper & Marbury, Baltimore, Maryland

Four Star Ventures, LLC The Umstead Hotel and Spa, Cary, North Carolina

Accel Partners, Palo Alto, California

Covington and Burling, San Francisco, California

Pacific Edge Investment Management, Palo Alto, California

Cathedral of the Incarnation, Baltimore, Maryland

Selected Bibliography

Article by Lil Copan, Christian Century, 10/2017

Original Minds, part 1
Original Minds, part 2
KWMR, "Original Minds", Interview with Elia Haworth, full program, 5/21/2016

TED Talk: TEDX Gunn H.S., "Parts of a whole", 1/16/15 Palo Alto, CA
Parts of a whole, Sukey Bryan TEDX Gunn High School

 

The Sentinel, "Glacial images: Sukey Bryan's exhibit opens soon at Kings Art Center", Pete Menting, 1/28/2016, The Hanford Sentinel

Video about Kings Art Center Exhibition, 2/3/2016, "Ice makes a sound and she heard it" by Niccolo, Joaquinaround.com

Washington Post, gallery show pick of the week, Michael O'Sullivan, 10/25/13, www.washingtonpost.com

Palo Alto Weekly, Rebecca Wallace, Palo Alto, California, 10/21/2011
On line text: www.paloaltoonline.com
PDF version with photos, see pages 22-23: Palo Alto Weekly, 10/21/2011

Mountain View Voice, Rebecca Wallace, Mountain View, California, 11/4/2011

Studio Visit, Volume 3, Juried Selection of International Atists, 2008

Los Altos Town Crier, Cindy Blain, Los Altos, California, April 6, 2005

Las Vegas City Life, Gregory Crosby, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 7, 2004

Las Vegas Weekly,
Chuck Twardy, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 15, 2004

The Record,
Paula Sheil, Stockton, California, January 30, 2003

Los Angeles Times,
Josef Woodard, October 11, 2001

Art in America, Joe Shannon, July, 2000

The Sun News, Mike Morgan, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, June 16, 2000

The Baltimore Sun, Glenn McNatt, Baltimore, Maryland, January 11, 2000

The City Paper, Mike Giuliano, Baltimore, Maryland, January 19, 2000.
Reviews also on: January 1, 2000, August 5, 1998; Feburary 12, 1997; September 13, 1995; July 26, 1995;
Read article from January 1, 2000
Read article from January 19, 2000

The Baltimore Sun, John Dorsey, Baltimore, Maryland, July 21, 1998;
Reviews also on: January 28, 1997; September 14, 1995; July 21, 1995; July 11, 1995; September 14, 1994; July 14, 1994; February 24, 1993

Washington Review, Francoise Yohalem, Washington, D.C., June/July 1996

Montgomery Magazine, Nancy Ungar, Rockville, Maryland, June 7, 1996

New Canaan Advertiser, New Canaan, Connnecticut, February 29, 1996

Articulate, Lee Wayne Mills, Washington DC, Highland, Maryland, Summer 1996

Art Papers, Tony Merino, Atlanta, Georgia, May/June, 1993

The Baltimore Chronicle, Louise Sheldon, Baltimore, Maryland, March, 1993

The Erie Times, Lois Wiley, Erie, Pennsylvannia, January 14, 1993

New Canaan Advertiser, New Canaan, Connecticut, September 24, 1992

Who’s Who in America /in American Art/American Women


Selected Teaching/Lectures/Curating

Sebastopol Center for the Arts, sole juror for national exhibition "Your Landscape", 2016

Kings Art Center, lecture on Glacial Visions, Alaska glacier artwork, Hanford, CA, 1/30/2016

Castilleja School, Palo Alto, California, Visiting Artist - in conjunction with symposium on global climate change, lecture and art projects with small group and entire student body, 2016

Gunn High School, Palo Alto, California, AP art student special project, Scroll paintings, 2015 and 2016

Stanford University, Special project with Kimball Art Dorm, 2015

Stanford University, environmental art installation project "Sky Fountain" with undergraduates, 2015

Stanford in Washington, Washington, D.C., workshop and lectures, 2013

Castilleja School, Palo Alto, California, Visiting Artist - in conjunction with symposium on global water issues, lecture and workshops, 2012

United States Embassy in Moscow, Spaso House, lecturer, Russia, 2012

Community School for Music and Arts, lecturer and workshop, Mountain View, California, 2011

Fishers Island Library Lecture Series, lecturer, New York, 2010

Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School, Palo Alto, California, “Noon Art ” school-wide bi-weekly, art-making program, 2001-2009, co-director with Teal Derrer, 2005-9

Elder Hostel Lecture Series, lecturer, Denali, Alaska, 2008

Bentley School, visiting artist, lectures and workshop, Lafayette, California, 2007

The First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, lecturer, California, 2016 and 2007

Maryland Institute College of Art, visiting critic, Undergraduate Painting, 1994-8



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