Suzanne Silver: Codes and Contingencies
Nov 9, 2017 — Jan 2, 2018

Suzanne Silver: Codes and Contingencies features work by Ohio-based artist Suzanne Silver.


Silver makes drawings, paintings, objects, and installations where unexpected materials are combined to create a visual language that is open to multiple readings.


Silver is an Associate Professor in the Paint­ing & Drawing Program of the Department of Art at The Ohio State University. Silver studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and received an AB from Smith College and an MFA at The Ohio State University. She has exhibited her work internation­ally, including the Axel Raben Gallery in New York, Nexus Contemporary Art Center (Atlanta), Contemporary Jewish Museum (San Fran­cisco), David Yellin College (Jerusalem), Castle of Otranto (Otranto, Italy), the Weston Art Gallery (Cincinnati), The Bureau for Open Culture, the Center for Ongoing Research & Projects (Columbus), Ortega y Gasset Projects (Brooklyn), and the Columbus Museum of Art.


Silver received an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award and grants in mixed media and in 3D art from the Greater Columbus Arts Council and drawing from the Virginia Commission for the Arts. Her artist’s book Blacklists/Whitelists was published by Logan Elm Press. Silver’s art and writing have appeared in such publications as the American Abstract Artists Journal and Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture and can be found in the Avant-Writing Collection at OSU.


Suzanne Silver: Codes and Contingencies will be on view at Beeler Gallery’s Project Room at Columbus College of Art & Design from Nov. 9 through Jan. 2. Silver will talk about her work as part of the Beeler Gallery Visiting Artists & Scholars Series on Nov. 16.

Suzanne Silver