SUSAN JOSEPHER, Ph.D.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Ph.D. University of Colorado; Art Education/Curriculum and Instruction
M.A. University of Colorado; Art Education/Art History
B.A. Brooklyn College, City University of New York; Education, Theater
Brooklyn Museum Art School; Drawing and Painting
University of Denver; Painting
University of Colorado in Florence, Italy; Italian Renaissance Art History
Upward Particle Drift, Digital Painting 2013. The San Diego Museum of Art, Artist Guild, Contemporary Expressionism – The Creative Spirit, Lyceum Gallery, San Diego, CA; Sept 15 - Oct 14, 2013.
Particle Attractions, and Sparks, Digital Painting, 2013. 2013 Simi Valley Open Juried Art Show, Simi Valley Art Gallery, Simi Valley, CA; Oct 15 -
Oct 31, 2013. Sparks, *Third Place Award.
The Star With a Hole in It, Digital Painting, 2013. Topanga Canyon Gallery 2014 Open Juried Show, Topanga, CA; Jan 8 - 26, 2014.
There's a Moon...Let's Go! Digital Painting, 2013. Thousand Oaks Art Association 2014 Open Juried Art Show, Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, Newbury Park CA; Feb 3 - Feb 27, 2014.
San Fernando Valley Art Club 2104 Open Juried Show, Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, Newbury Park,CA; June 3 -20, 2014. *Second Place Award.
Sparks, Digital Painting 2013. San Fernando Art Club 2014 Open Juried Show,
Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, Newbury Park CA, June 3 - 20, 2014.
Being Born, as Stars Do, Digital Painting, 2016. Fusion Art 2nd Annual Artists Choice Online Juried Exhibition, Nov 2016. Digital Art, and Photography Division.
Black Hole Collapsing, Digital Painting, 2017. Palos Verdes Center for the Arts Juried Holiday Show, 2017. Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, Dec - Jan, 2018.
Dying as Stars Do, Digital Painting, 2017. 7th Annual Open Online Art Competition, Light, Space, Time Gallery, Oct, 2017.
Dying as Stars Do, and Quarks and Neutrinos, Digital Painting, 2016 and 2014. “All Women Exhibition,” Digital/Photo Division, Contemporary Art Galleries Online, Jan 2018.
Black Hole Collapsing, Digital Painting, 2017. San Diego Museum of Art Artists Guild, Juried Exhibition, “Connections” 2018, June 1 - July 2, 2018.
Metropolitan State University Art Gallery, Water Media Abstract Expressionist Painting, 1990-1999; Denver, CO.
Sparks, Digital Drawing 2013. P.S. 295 South Slope Elementary School Art Exhibition and Auction; Fall, 2013, Brooklyn, NY.
The Star With a Hole in It, Digital Painting, 2013. Los Angeles Center for the Digital Arts, Snap to Grid Open Exhibition; Dec 12, 2013 - Jan 14, 2014.
Ridge in La Tuna Canyon, Digital Painting, 2014. Plein Air Painting, Group Show; Theodore Payne Foundation for the Preservation of Wild Flowers and Native Plants, Sunland, CA; July 3 - Sept 23, 2014.
Particle Attractions, Digital Painting, 2016. Torrance Art Guild Katy Geissert Civic Center Library Show, Torrance CA, Jan 30 - May 7, 2016.
Comets Arriving, Digital Painting, 2016. 27th Annual Torrance Artists Guild Art Show, Lexus Center of the Arts, Torrance, CA, July 10 - Aug 26, 2016.
Subatomic Migration, Digital Painting, 2016. 27th Annual Torrance Artists Guild Art Show, Lexus Center of the Arts, Torrance CA, July 10 - Aug 26, 2016.
Dying as Stars Do, Digital Painting, 2017. Los Angeles Center for the Digital Arts, Snap to Grid Open Exhibition, Dec - Jan, 2018.
Otis College of Art and Design: Senior Lecturer, Art Education; 2012—Present Los Angeles, CA.
Metropolitan State University of Denver: Professor, Art Education, 1976-1999;
Chair of the Art Department, Denver, CO, 1991-1999
Professor Emeritus, Metropolitan State University, Denver, CO, 2001-Present
Teaching, Learning, and the Creative Process, Otis College of Art and Design Teacher Professional Development Workshops, Los Angeles, CA, Summer 2013.
A Beginners Guide to Advanced Creativity, Skirball Cultural Center Learning for Life Program, Los Angeles, CA, Winter 2005.Creativity in the Workplace Corporate Series, T.I.A.A.-C.R.E.F. Denver, CO, 1992
SELECTED PRESENTATIONS (to Following Organizations) 1995-2009
California Association of Museums
Rocky Mountain Women’s Institute, Denver
National Art Education Association
Colorado Business Committee for the Arts
Alliance for Colorado Theatre
National Docent Symposium
Colorado Art Education Association
Colorado State Legislature: Arts in the Schools Hearing
Douglas County School Board, Castle Rock Colorado
San Fernando Valley Art Club, CA: Past Board Member, Director of Exhibitions
National Art Education Association/Colorado Art Education Association
The Planetary Society
Torrance Art Guild
Palos Verdes Art Center, Artists’ Open Group
Colorado Art Educator of the Year, Colorado Art Education Association, 1994
Western Region Art Educator of the Year, National Art Education Association, 1996
Higher Education Art Educator of the Year, Colorado Art Education Association, 1995.
Outstanding Woman Faculty Award, Metropolitan State University of Denver