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Susan Balas-Whitfield


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Biography

Education
Douglass College, 1960-1961
New York University, 1961-1964
Rutgers University 1961-1964 Bachelor of Arts Degree
Mead Institute, N.Y. Studied the Triune Brain 1988
 
Honoraria
June 2003        
One woman show at San Juan College, Farmington, New Mexico
 
November 2001          
Pastel Society of New Mexico Natl. Show - Holbein pastel award
 
August 2001    
Three person show at Durango Arts Center
 
July 2001         
One woman show at Termar Gallery, Durango (reception July 6)
 
June 2001        
Merit Award at Durango Arts Center juried show
 
January 2001   
Best of Show award by Toh-atin Gallery at Durango Arts Center
 
Summer 2000  
Featured artist in Western Style magazine.
 
May 2000        
Three artist show at the Abiquiu Inn Gallery, New Mexico
 
January 2000   
Salmagundi Club, Members Show, pastel award
 
August 1997    
One woman show at Durango Arts Center on "The Anasazi Oracle"
 
1997 Presented oil painting of Eagle earth mounds to HoChunk Indians
 
May 1988        
One woman show on "The Native American Spirit"
 
1976-1981       
Awarded Hon. Mention at Salmagundi Oil Show. Scholarship exhibitor at Salmagundi, N.Y., National Arts Club, N.Y. N.J. Trenton State Museum, and N.J. State Watercolor Soc. shows.
 
1976 Commissioned to paint Herve Fillion (Standardbred Horse Racing) and Tony Abatiello driving his horse Taurus Romeo (oil painting appeared on the cover of Trotters and Pacers magazine).
 
Publications
Author of Into the Triangle, A Teacher's Trot, Vantage Press, N.Y. 1989
 
Memberships
Pastel Society of America, N.Y., full signature member
N.Y. Salmagundi Club NR Artist Member
Colorado Pastel Society and New Mexico Pastel Society

Experience
Teacher (English, Spanish, Russian, Humanities, Creative Arts), Holmdel, N.J. 1976-89
Lectured at American University on Triune Brain - July, 1988
Lecture for 100 Monmouth County, N.J. High Schools' Students on the Triune Brain, October, 1989

Now Showing In
Durango, Colorado at Termar Gallery

Contact
Susan Balas-Whitfield
308 Cottonwood Creek Road
Durango, Colorado 81301
USA
 
Phone: 970-259-0774
Web site: www.balasart.com
Email: susan@balasart.com

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