Susan Gott Glass Artist
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PUBLIC ART and COMMISSIONS

Vignettes of Tampa
The Zack Street Promenade of the Arts, Tampa, FL. cast glass art panels into a landscape trellis system, pedestrian streetscape enhancement, art screen divider; designed in collaboration with landscape architects. 2012
We Are Each Other’s Keepers
All Faith's Unitarian, Ft. Meyers, FL, trefoil spiral of cast glass in a steel frame, wall mounted w/LED lighting. 2012
Spring Rain
Spring Hill Community Recreation Center, Tampa, FL, Hanging steel and glass sculpture in the main lobby. 2011
Fire Sentinel
Ft. Piece & Port St. Lucie County, FL. granite, stainless & cast glass. Outdoor sculpture, permanent collection. 2011
Three Nautical Sculptures
All Children's' Hospital, Children's Waiting Rooms, St. Petersburg, FL. Three cast glass sculptures with stone bases; lively and colorful with fishes installed on child height pedestals so the children can touch and see. 2010
The Family Grouping
The Ovation, St Pete, FL. Six Life-size Cast Glass Sculptures, installed in the main entrance lobby. 2009
Pegasus and Constellation of Pegasus
University of Central Florida, Orlando, Cast Glass, bas-relief winged horse, UCF logo, vertical installation on brick façade over main entrance of central campus bookstore. Constellation of Pegasus included cast glass stars mounted on glass block wall. 2001
Artifacts
HARTline, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit, University Area Transit Center, Tampa, 104 sand cast tiles backed with gold leaf incorporated into 52 columns, imagery reflected aspects of the Tampa community. 2000
Port Tampa Benches
Port Tampa Library, Hillsborough County, FL. two benches, steel & cast glass, imagery reflecting community. 1999
Moon Sentinel
City of St. Petersburg City Hall, cast glass & steel, free standing sculpture, permanent collection. 1998
Earth Sign, Four Square Diamond Great Hall Chandeliers
Municipal Services Center, City of St. Pete, cast glass panel above main entrance of the facility and three handing chandeliers with halogen lighting. 1995-96

EDUCATION

1992
Master of Fine Arts, in Glass, Kent State University, Kent, OH; under the direction of Henry Halem
1981
Bachelor of Science, Art Education, Radford University, Radford, VA
1994,'92,'91
Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA; Art & Architecture Symposium
1991
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Island, ME
1989, '88
Penland School, Penland, NC
1984, '82
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

SOLO / SELECT EXHIBITION

2014
Works In Glass, Alliance for the Arts, Ft. Myers, FL
Hot Wax–Hot Glass, with Leslie Neumann, Gasden Art Center, Qunicy, FL
2012
Global + Local, Studio & Contemporary Glass, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Pete
Florida Focus, Invitational Exhibition curated by Ken Rollins, Gallery 620, St. Pete, FL
Tribal Elders and Spirit Guides, Solo Show, Morean Art Center, Salon 30, St. Petersburg, Florida
2010
Cast Glass of Susan Gott, Adamm’s Gallery, Santa Monica, California
2009
Wild Woman On Fire, Animazing Gallery, New York, N.Y
2008
Habatat Galleries International Invitational, Royal Oak, MI
W.O.W. 2 Sculpture Invitational, Ft. Pierce Fl
2006
South Eastern Glass Invitational, Kennesaw State University Museum, Kennesaw, GA
Sarasotans Collect: The Art of Glass, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Fl
2003
Major Glass, Gott, McClellan, Larned, Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Bellair, FL
2002
Florida Visual Art Fellowship Exhibition, Florida Arts Council, Div. Of Cultural Affairs
2001
The Green Man Returns, Solo show, Hillsborough Community College, Visual & Performing Arts Gallery, Tampa, FL
2000
Messengers, Solo Show, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL

SELECT INVITATIONAL / JURIED EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS

2015
Art Fest Ft. Myers,BEST OF SHOW
2011
Crosby Festival of Arts, Toledo, Ohio BEST OF SHOW 2011, 2010 FIRST PLACE 2012, 2006
2010
Virginia Beach Boardwalk, Va. Beach Va. First Place in Glass
2009
A Region Collects & Art of Glass 2, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, Virginia
2008
American Craft Council, Sarasota, Award of Excellence
2007-04
Beaux Arts, FIRST PALCE, Glass, University of Miami, Florida
2006-02
Disney Festival of the Masters, FIRST PLACE, Glass, Orlando, Florida
2006
Figuratively Speaking, BEST OF SHOW, The Arts Center, St. Pete, FL, curator Michael Milcovich
2000
Southeastern Glass Invitational, Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC
1999
Florida & the Southeast: The Gulf Coast Museum of Art Collection, Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, Fl
Art Glass of this Century, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg FL
Under Current/ OverviewRecent Work by Tampa Bay Artists, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
Three Divas, L. Donefer, S. Gott, S. Rogers, TECO Public Art Gallery, Tampa, FL
1998
SOFA, Sculptural Objects Functional Art, at the Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
1997
Under Current/ Overview, Recent Work by Tampa Bay Artists, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
1996
Building Materials, Contemporary Art Museum, Palm Beach, FL
1995
SE Glass: A Regional Survey from Maryland to Louisiana, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC

GRANTS / AWARDS

2015
Individual Artist Grant, Arts Council of Hillsborough County, Tampa Fl.
2008
American Craft Council, Award of Excellence
2005
Artist Enhancement Grant, State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs
2000-01
Florida Individual Artist Fellowship Award, State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs
1997
White House Holiday Program, "Santa’s Workshop," Blue Room Christmas tree ornaments
1997 & 2001
NICHE Award Nominee, NICHE Magazine The Rosen Group, Baltimore, MD
1996
New Forms Floridaa, Grants for Artist Projects, funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, The Rockefeller Foundation, Andy Warhol Foundation, and Metro Dade Cultural Affairs Council
1995 & 1993
Emerging Artist Grant, Funded by the Tampa-Hillsborough Arts Council, Tampa, FL
1993
Individual Artist Award of Merit, Honorable Mention, glass, State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs
1990-1992
Master of Fine Art, Graduate Assistant Tuition Waiver and Thesis Stage Grant Program, KSU. OH
1992 & 1992
Scholarship Award, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA. and Kent State U. Glass Department, Kent, OH
1991
Teaching Assistant, scholarship award, Haystack Mountain School, Deer Island, MA

PUBLICATIONS / REVIEWS

2002
GlassArt 2002, Goeorgina Fantoni, London U.K. pg. 96
Florida Visual Art Fellowships 2000-01, Florida Arts Council, Div. Of Cultural Affairs
2000
"Messengers" Polk Museum of Art The Glass Art Society 1999 Journal, "Dreams to Reality," Susan Gott, pg.3-4
1999
GLASS ART, July/August, 7quot;Sentinel to Spirit Figure: Cast Glass Sculpture by Susan B. Gott,&quit; Wagner, cover art, pg. 4-8
1996-98
Florida’s Artist Residency Directory, Fl. Dept. of State, Fl. Arts Council, Tallahassee, FL
1997
PLAYBILLL, front cover art for the Raymond Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach, FL
1995
New Glass Review 16, 4/95, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY. Pg. 82 ARTnews, Jan. Vol. 94, No. 1, " Glass Art " , Matthew Kangas, pp. 49-78, New York, NY
1994
ART PAPERS, July/Aug. Vol. 18, No. 4, " Susan Gott " , review, Suzanne Neilsen, Atlanta, GA
1993
GLASS NOTES, A Reference for the Studio Artist "Plaster Blow Molds," S. Gott, Henry Halem, pp. 49-50
1989
SEA KAYAKER Magazine, front cover art for; Fall 1989, Vol. 6, No. 2, Seattle, WA

RELATED EXPERIENCE

1991-Current
Studio Owner/Artist, Phoenix Studio Inc.; established, owns and operates vibrant hot glass studio, north of downtown Tampa. Phoenix Glass Studio and Gallery offers a variety of blown and cast glass giftware and one-of-a-kind glass sculpture.

SELECT COLLECTIONS

All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg FL
Cafesjian Museum of Art, Yerevan, Armenia
City of St. Petersburg, Public Art Collection, St. Petersburg, FL
City of Fort Pierce & Port St. Lucie County, permanent collection. Ft. Pierce, FL
Disney World corporate collection, Orlando, Fl
Gulf Coast Museum of Art
Hillsborough County Public Art Collection, Tampa, FL
Kessler Corporate Collection, Orlando, FL
Kohler Corporate Collection, MI.
Kisslinger Kristall, Rattenberg Austria
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida
Polypak Corporate Inc. St. Pete, Fl
Raymond James Financial Inc, St. Pete, Florida
Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida
University of Central Florida
University of Tampa, Lee Scarfone Gallery, Tampa, FL
University of Jacksonville, Alexander Brest Museum

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