Susan Pearcy

Detail of Gilded Fragments

Susan Pearcy graduated from New York University with a B.S. in Painting, Graphics and Sculpture. Since then she has participated in shows around the world, including:

  • The Pushkin Museum, USSR
  • Chemalier Museum, France
  • State Tretyakov Gallery and Red Chambers, USSR
  • University of Brasilia, Brazil
  • DC & B Gallery, Brussels
  • Museum of Modern Art, Argentina
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC
  • The Hudson River Museum, New York
and many more. Pearcy's work is in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Art (Rare Books Collection), the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Pushkin Museum in Moscow, the Museum of Modern Art in Argentina, the Chemalier Museum in France, and others. She has also received numerous awards and grants to further her work, both locally and abroad.

Working in a variety of media, her techniques are well suited to the feel of each image. In the handmade paper series, monoprints resemble cave paintings. The irregular edges and surfaces add a sense of weight and history to the pieces. Pearcy's figurative work is more traditional, graceful. In contrast, the etchings have a sharper linear structure. Each piece has its own style and presence.

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Gilded Fragments Untitled Seated Figure Petroglyph Shadows Cave Drawings - The Night Rider Bone Sculpture The Gilded Image II
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