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NAME:               Susan Stapleton McLaurin

ADDRESS:            436 Fearrington Post
Pittsboro, NC  27312
Phone:  919 533-6931   email:  scsm@nc.rr.com

EDUCATION:     Old Dominion University  – MFA, Visual Studies
Norfolk, Virginia

Christopher Newport University  – B.A
Newport News, Virginia

WORKSHOPS:

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Graduate Studies at Western Carolina University
Arrowmont Craft School, Gatlingburg, TN
Maine Photographic Workshop, Havana, Cuba
Pyramid Atlantic, Riverdale, Maryland
Cape Cod Photographic Workshop, N. Eastham, Mass.

RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Artist-In-Residence – A+Schools Program
The Dana Foundation, University Program at Greensboro, NC
Museum Internship:  Charles Taylor Art Center, Hampton, VA
Director:  Michael Curry
Museum Internship:  Anderson Gallery Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia. Director, Steven High

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

Old Dominion University,  Norfolk, Virginia
Teaching Assistant:  – 3-D Design, Instructor, Art for Non-Majors

EMPLOYMENT:

Director and Co-Owner, 1995-1998
The Fulcrum Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1967-1985

PAST GALLERY AFFILIATIONS:

The Foundry Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Martha Mabey Gallery/Fulcrum Gallery ,Richmond, Virginia
Twentieth Century Gallery, Williamsburg, Virginia
Blue Skies Gallery, Hampton, Virginia
The Upstairs Gallery, Blowing Rock, NC

PRESENT GALLERY AFFILIATIONS:

Visual Art Exchange Association and Gallery, Raleigh, NC
Artists Studios of Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC

EXHIBITIONS IN 2015:
Roundabout Art Collective Gallery, Raleigh, NC
October 9 – December 31, 2015

EXHIBITIONS IN 2014:

Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, NC
November, 2014

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

Open Source, Visual Art Exchange Gallery, Feb. 1-21, 2013, Raleigh, NC.
A Year of Magical Thinking, Duke/Raleigh Hospital,  May-June 2011, Raleigh, North Carolina
Best of the Blue Ridge, Fine Art Juried Show, October-November 2010, Ashe
County, West Jefferson, North Carolina.
Memento Mori (Remember That Your Are Mortal), The Upstairs Gallery, October
2011, Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Dreams of The Earth and Heaven, Christopher Newport University, Newport News,Virginia, 2007.
Dimensions, 40th Annual National Juried Show, Associated Artists of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Faces of Cuba – In and Out, Biblioteca Publica, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, March 2002.
Invitational Alumni Show 2001-2002, Christopher Newport University – Falk Art Gallery, Newport News, Virginia
Faces of Cuba-In and Out,Charles Taylor Art Center-May 2001, Hampton,VA
Cultural Exchange – February 2001, Wilkes Art Gallery, North Wilkesboro, NC
Sponsored by Grassroots Arts Program of the NC Arts Council and Tyson
Tyson Foods, Inc.
Havana 2000: Images From Across the Straits, Mazie Jones House Gallery,
Boone, North Carolina.
Family Quilt Series, The Foundry Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Marrakech to Fes – Visions of the Maghreb, Charles Taylor Art Center,Hampton, Virginia
Moroccan Series #1, Health Sciences Center Gallery, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia.
Twenty-Second Annual Juried Raleigh Fine Arts Society Artists Exhibition 2000,Frankie J. Weems Gallery,Raleigh, North Carolina
Black/White, Color and Cloth, Fulcrum Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Crucifixion of the Feminine, Martha Mabey Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Celebration, Key Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Vital Signs – Shockoe Bottom Alive, Richmond, Virginia
Spinners and Weavers, Potters & Papermakers, The Twentieth Century Gallery,Williamsburg, Virginia
Virginia Women Artists: A Sense of Community, Falk Art Gallery, Christopher
Newport University, Newport News, Virginia.

SELECTED  COLLECTIONS:

State University of New York at Potsdam
Director, Miami Museum of Art, Miami, Florida
Williamsburg Community Hospital, Williamsburg, Virginia
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia
Hampton Arts Commission, Hampton, Virginia
Cardiovascular Center of Oyster Point, Newport News,
Virginia

ACTIVITIES:

Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities
Alpha Chi (National Honor Society)
Outstanding Alumni Award – 1995
Regional Artist Project Award, 2011-2012

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