Visiting Artist: Susie Ganch

Susie Ganch received her MFA from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ganch is Associate Professor and Head of the Metal Program for the Department of Craft and Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). She is also the Director of Radical Jewelry Makeover, an international jewelry mining and recycling project that continues to travel across the country and abroad. Ganch's recent solo exhibitions include TIED, an ArtForum Critics’ pick at Richmond Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA and 2015’s Land and Sea at Sienna Patti Contemporary, Lenox, MA. Her work has been included in museum exhibitions around the world including the Design Museum, London; the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia; Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan; and Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, NC. Current and recent exhibitions include the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI; the Milwaukee Art Museum and the UICA, Grand Rapids, MI. Public collections include Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA and Asheville Art Museum, NC. Susie Ganch is a recipient of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship, Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant, Theresa Pollack Fine Art Award, a VA Commission for the Arts Grant, and multiple VCU Faculty Research Grants.  

Work can be viewed on her website: www.susieganch.com