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Gary Lawrence Sussman

Gary Lawrence Sussman, American curator, director, sculptor, educator.

Background

  • Sussman, Gary Lawrence was born on February 15, 1952 in New York City. Son of Jerome Nathan Sussman and Ruth Naomi Hiltzik.

  • Education

    • Student, Art Students League, New York City, 1975. Student, Indiana University, 1971. Student, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1973.

      Student, Academy Fine Arts, Florence, Italy.

    Career

    • Sculpture technician Skowhegan (Maine) School Painting and Sculpture, 1976-1977, dean of students, 1982-1984. President Fog Hill & Company, Incorporated, New York York City and West Hoosick, New York, since 1976. Director Sculpture Center School, 1979—1988.

      Curator Art of Vanity Fair, Conde Nast Public Inc., 1989-1999. Instructor Art Students League, New York City, since 1992, director Vytlacil campus, since 2005. Adjunct professor department fine arts City College of New York, 1984-1985.

      Spokesperson Procter & Gamble's Educational Outreach Program, 1986, American Recycled Paperboard Industry, 1987.

    Works

    • Exhibited in shows at Augustus St. Gaudens National History Park, Cornish, New Hampshire, Bethune Gallery of State University of New York, Buffalo, Colby Museum of Colby College, Waterville, Maine, Sculpture Center Gallery, New York City, National Arts Club, New York City, Maine Coast Artists, Rockland, Southern Vermont Art Center. Principal works include busts of Bartlett Giamatti, Lola Wassterstein, 2000. Represented in collections at Museum of Science and Industry, Los Angeles, Radio City Music Hall, New York City, Rockefeller Center, New York City, Irving Trust Bank, New York City, International Sculpture Concors, Quebec, Yale University, Connecticut, Museum of The Bank of New York, New York City, Proctor and Gamble, Cincinnati, Musee Roche Fort en Terre, Brittany, France, others.

      Created Rainforest Steamroom, Westport, Connecticut, 1997, Memorial James Mentinck Victims of Violent Crimes, 2005.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Helen Jacobs, May 27, 1977. Children: Max Mather, Spencer Jay.
    • father: Jerome Nathan Sussman
    • mother: Ruth Naomi Hiltzik
    • spouse: Barbara Helen Jacobs
    • children: Max Mather Sussman
    • Spencer Jay Sussman
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    Born February 15, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1975
      Art Students League
    • 1971
      Indiana University
    • 1973
      Ecole des Beaux Arts
    • 1976
      president, Fog Hill & Company
      New York, United States
    • 1976 - 1977
      Sculpture technician Skowhegan (Maine) School Painting and Sculpture
    • 1979 - 1988
      director, Sculpture Center School
    • 1982 - 1984
      Sculpture technician Skowhegan (Maine) School Painting and Sculpture
    • 1989 - 1999
      curator Art of Vanity Fair
    • 1992
      instructor, Art Students League
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