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sculptor

Susan Ann Falkman, American sculptor. Recipient First Prize Purchase award City of Carrara, Italy, 1980, City of Digne, France, 1983, Creator of Diamond award Governor State of Wisconsin, 1995; named Sacajewea artist Professional Dimensions, Milwaukee, 1997. Volunteer Peace Corps., Liberia, West Africa, 1968-1969; plan commissioner City of Mequon, Wisconsin, 1990-1998.

Background

Falkman, Susan Ann was born on March 9, 1945 in Davenport, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Robert Andrew Fries and Corinne La Du.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1967.

Career

Independent studio work Nicoli Studio, Carrara, Italy, 1978-1980, Studio Sarzanini, Carrara, Italy, 1980-1981, Studio Carrione, Carrara, Italy, 1982-1985. Artist in residence Lincoln Center for Arts, Milwaukee, 1985-1990, Carving Studio, West Rutland, Vermont, 1993-1994, 1999-2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include 36 foot limestone carving Sharon Lynn Wilson Center for the Arts, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, marble sculpture Aubagne, France, Barossa Valley, Australia, 8 2-ton carvings Boerner Botanical Gardens, Milwaukee. Creator travelling exhibition Body Memories, 1994.

Membership

Volunteer Peace Corps., Liberia, West Africa, 1968-1969. Plan commissioner City of Mequon, Wisconsin, 1990-1998.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tai chi, zen meditation, natural landscaping.

Connections

Married Edwin G. Falkman, 1966 (divorced 1971). Married Dean E. Johnson, April 1, 1989 (divorced 2000). 1 child, Ian.

father:
Robert Andrew Fries

mother:
Corinne La Du

spouses:
Edwin G. Falkman

Dean E. Johnson

child:
Ian Falkman