Susan Wink


2017 -          Owner Susan Wink Design 
2013-16       Co-Director Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM.
2011-13       Coordinator Second Saturday Art Classes – Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM.
2009-16       Grant writer - Roswell Artist-in-Residence Foundation, Roswell, NM.
2005-07       Public Art Consultant, City of Santa Fe Public Art Program, Santa Fe, NM.
2004-05       Design team member - City of Albuquerque's Municipal Development Division & Public Art Program.
2004-13       Art Instructor Custom Legacy Projects - Arts Connect! Program, RISD, Roswell, NM.
1990-96       Associate Professor, Art, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Ml.
1985-90       Assistant Professor, Art, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Ml.
1988-89       Faculty Director, Art in Scotland - International Programs, Central Michigan University. 
1987-89       Art Faculty, Raku & Primitive Fire - CMU Biological Station, Beaver Island, MI.
1984            Visiting Art Instructor, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY.
                    Art Instructor, Nantucket Island School of Design & the Arts, Nantucket, MA.


2010-16       “Remembering Roswell – Legacy Project”– Community Public Art Project Reischman Park, Roswell, NM.
2013            “Flight of Time” - Modern Streetcar Stop – City of Tucson – Tucson Pima Arts Council, Tucson, AZ
2012            “Infinitus”, commission -Veteran’s Memorial Building, Albuquerque Public Art Program, Albuquerque, NM.
2009            “Ascent”, custom tile entry column, University High School, Roswell, NM
2006-08      “Tree of Knowledge”, community-based centennial sculpture for the Roswell Public Library, Roswell, NM.
2005-07      “Camino Alire Bridge Design”, City of Santa Fe Public Art Program & Engineering Division, Santa Fe, NM.
2005-06      “Douglass Elementary School Custom Tile Planter”, Douglass Elementary, Boulder, CO.              
2004            “Bosque Rhythm”, Tingley Drive Improvement Fence - Albuquerque Public Art Program, Albuquerque, NM
                    “Creative Learning Center Mosaic Mural”, Roswell Public Schools, Roswell, NM.              
2002           “International Marketplace Bus Stop”, design, City of Albuquerque Public Art Program, Albuquerque, NM.
                    “Community Quilt”, memorial sculpture, Roswell Public Schools & Community, Roswell, NM.
                    “Loteria”, custom tile artwork commissioned by Donald B. Anderson, Roswell, NM.          
2001           “Leaf Bench”, sculptural bench with tiles made by teenagers from the Assurance Home, Roswell, NM.
1999           “Nucleus”, public sculpture for the Science Department, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM.
                    New Mexico Art in Public Places Program.
1999          “Tapestry”, custom planter made with the community tile, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM.
1999           “El Jardin de Alegria, The Garden of Joy”, public sculpture for J.O.Y. Senior Citizen Center, Roswell, NM.
                     New Mexico Arts’ Art in Public Places Program.
1998           "Chamiza Community Garden", custom tile bench, Chamiza Elementary School, Albuquerque, NM.             
1997           "Netherwood Habitat”, site sculpture with plantings, Albuquerque Public Art Program, Albuquerque, NM.    
1996-97      “Oasis”,  Civic Center Plaza, Roswell, NM.  New Mexico Arts' Art in Public Places Program, RAiR Program
1994           "Sanctuary”, memorial sculpture, Peace Grove Park, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI.

2019      "Postcard Salon", Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI
2018      "90th Annual Regional Exhibition", Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI
2017      "RAiR 50th Anniversary Exhibition", Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM
2010     "Collect 8", Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
              "Artists Residing in Roswell", Isaac’s Gallery, Roswell, New Mexico
2007      "Roswell Artist-in-Residence 40th Anniversary Exhibit", Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM
2006     "Vital Arts Showcase", Vital Arts Gallery, Las Vegas, New Mexico.
2005     "La Loteria: Una Ventana en la Cultura e Historia de Mexico," Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA.
2004     "So-Que: Art of Southern New Mexico," Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM.
              "IU Ceramics Past and Present," Indiana University SOFA Gallery, Bloomington, IN.
              "Public Art Artists' Proposals," Allegheny College, Meadville, PA.
2003     "Clay: Making Connections," Invitational Exhibition, Roswell Museum & Art Center, Roswell, NM.
1999     "Zea Mays”,  NEA funded invitational outdoor site-sculpture, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN.
1997     "Sculpture Project", College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
1996     “Elements”, “From the Earth: Clay, Water, Fire”, Stone Quarry Hill Artpark, Cazenovia, NY.
              “Grove”, outdoor site sculpture, Connemara Conservancy, Dallas, TX.
              “Flora 96”, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL.
1995     “Seed of Rememory”, outdoor site sculpture, Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN.
              “Ornis Suite”, outdoor site sculpture, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN.
1994     "Clay and Sculpture", A two-person exhibition, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
              "Labyrinth", outdoor site sculpture, Garden Sculpture Show, Fernwood Botanic Gardens, Niles, MI.
              "Uncommon Clay", National Ceramic Exhibition, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI.
1993     "Ecliptic Sanctuary”, site sculpture, "Uncommon Clay," Exhibition, Grand Valley State University, Allendale,MI
              "Axis Mundi", outdoor site sculpture, "Art and the Environment," Allegheny College, Meadville, PA.
              "Memory Garden", outdoor site sculpture, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA.                                                        
1992     "Around the Coyote”, Group Exhibition, Ludwig Drum Factory Building, September 17-20,Chicago, IL.
              "Her Art Works" - Honorable Mention, South Bend Art Center, South Bend, IN.                                         
              "Patterns Repeated", Solo Exhibition, Kendall College of Art & Design, Grand Rapids, MI                                  
1991     "Fractal Growth", outdoor site sculpture, Carrington Polytechnic, Auckland, New Zealand.
              "Great Lakes States Works of Clay”, Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI                                                                              
1989     "Earthen VI," Ceramic Invitational “, Michigan Gallery Detroit, MI                                                                                                    "Tide Pool Studies", Creative Arts Gallery, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Ml.                          
1988     "30th Annual Mid-Michigan Exhibition", Best Of Show Award, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, Ml.            
              "Fish on Rocks, Tide Pool Studies"  - outdoor site sculpture, Pemaquid, ME.                                                                                 "Remembrance and Renewal", Solo Exhibition, Chicago Center for Ceramic Arts, Chicago, IL
              "Regional Ceramic Invitational", Turman Gallery, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN.
1987     "Dimension 8, Sculpture", Artlink Artspace, Fort Wayne, IN.
              "Celtic Circle", outdoor site sculpture, Culzean, Scotland.
1985     “Woman Sculptors”, Doane Hall Galleries, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA.
              “Equivalents”, installation, B.K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH.
              “Here & Now in Maine”, The Joan Whitney Payson Gallery of Art, Westbrook College, Portland, ME.

2000-16   Resident Artist – Ceramic Department – Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM.
2008        Co-Presenter, Community-Based Arts Practice - Models of Engagement, NCECA, Pittsburg, PA
                Slide Lecture, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM
2005-06  Visiting Artist-in-Residence, construction of tile planter, Douglass Elementary School, Boulder, CO.
2004        Visiting Artist-in-Residence, clay portrait workshop, Placitas Elementary School, Placitas, NM.
2001        Apprenticeship/Residency - Moravain Pottery & Tileworks, Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
2001        Visiting Artist Workshop, Red Cliffs Ceramic Studio, Rehoboth Mckinley Christian Hospital, Gallup, NM.
2000        Slide Lecture, "Art & the Environment Conference", Utah Society for Environmental Education & Salt Lake 
                City Arts Council, Salt Lake City, Utah
                 Visiting Artist workshop - Douglass Elementary School, Boulder, CO.
1999-00  Art Instructor, Public Arts Division, City of Albuquerque's ASI Arts Summer Institute
1997        Residency, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass, CO
1996        Residency, Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program, Roswell, NM. 
                Slide Lecture, University of Texas El Paso, El Paso, TX
                Residency, Sculpture Space, Utica, NY.
1995        Residency, Yaddo, October - December, Saratoga Springs, NY.
                Slide Lecture, Marymount College, Tarrytown, New York.
                Panel Chair, “Temporal Sitings: Impermanent Outdoor Site Sculpture", MACA Conference, Indianapolis, IN
                Visiting Artist-in-Residence, Construction of site sculpture, Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN.
1993        Visiting Artist-In-Residence, October-November, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI. 
                Visiting Artist-In-Residence, August, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA. 
                Slide Lecture and Construction of site sculpture, March, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA.
1992        Visiting Artist-in-Residence, Marwen Foundation, Gallery 37, July/August - Chicago, IL.
1991        Slide Lecture, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.
                Visiting Artist-in-Residence, July-August, Carrington Polytechnic, Mt. Albert, Auckland, New Zealand.
                Slide Lecture, June, Wanganui Polytechnic, Wanganui, New Zealand.
1990       Residency, Leighton Artist Colony, Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta, Canada. 
1990       Slide Lecture, October, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, Faculty Exchange.
               Slide Lecture, October, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland.
               Topical Discussion Group Leader:  "Ceramic Sculpture, Altering the Environment"- NCECA, Kansas City, MO.
1988       Residency, Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, June-July, Edgecomb, ME.

Many Parts Create a Whole: Susan Wink on Engaging a Community in Interactive Public Art, CODAworx - 2017 
NCECA Journal 2008, Volume 29, Community-Based Arts Practices - Models for Community Engagement
500 Tiles, Angelica Pozo, Lark Publications, Spring 2008
Making and Installing Handmade Tiles, Angelica Pozo, Lark Publications, spring 2005
Mosaic Art and Style: Designs for Living Environments, Jo Ann Locktov, Quayside Publishing, Spring 2005
Paper Clay, Rosette Gault, A&C Black Publishers Limited, 2005
Sculpture Magazine, March 2000, Vol. 19, No. 2
The Albuquerque Journal, November 12, 1998
The Roswell Daily Record, November 17, 1996.
The Dallas Morning News, March 2, 1996, March 15, 1996.
The Galesburg Register-Mail, June 29, 1995.
NCECA Journal, Volume 14, 1993-94.
Grand Rapids Free Press, January 22, 1994.
New Zealand Potter, December 1991.
Midland Daily News, November 21, 1988.

2010-12     Xcel Energy Foundation Grant, Roswell Interarts Organization, "Remembering Roswell Project"
2009          Spectrum Award for Community Tile Projects, Coverings, Chicago, Illinois
2007          Amigo Award for Camino Alire Bridge design - City of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2007          Southwest Contractor - New Mexico Best of 2007 - Honorable Mention - Camino Alire Bridge design.
2006          Xcel Energy Foundation Grant, Roswell Interarts Organization funding for "Tree of Knowledge"
2004          New Mexico Arts Grant, Roswell Interarts Organization, funding for "Creative Learning Center Mural"
2003          McCune Foundation Award, Roswell Interarts Organization, funding for "Community Quilt"
1997          Roswell Community League Community Improvement Grant, Roswell, New Mexico.
                  Rio Hondo Award for Outstanding Community Service, Roswell, NM.
1995-96     Faculty Research & Creative Endeavors Grant, Central Michigan University
1993          Premier Display Award, Central Michigan University
1992          Research Award.  Constructed mixed media sculpture, Oakland, CA.
1991          Summer Fellowship, Central Michigan University.  Conducted research in New Zealand
1990          Faculty Research & Creative Endeavors Grant, Central Michigan University - Banff
                  Centre for Ceramic Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada.


1983     Master of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana       
1979     Bachelor of Science, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan