susan wolf projects

About

Honors

2006-11          Artist in Residence. Kala Art Institute, Berkeley CA

2008               Public Art Commission. Anna Yates Elementary School, Community Mural.

1980                Elizabeth Richardson Award, Outstanding Studio Art Practice, Lawrence University

Education

1980                Lawrence University. Appleton, Wisconsin. BA Studio Art

1977-78           School of the Chicago Art Institute. Studio Classes and Student Teaching Semester.

ongoing          Workshops studying process and practice

  • Kala Art Institute: Photoshop, Large Scale Digital Printing, Dreamweaver Web Site Design, WordPress Website design, Photoetching, Intaglio Monotype, Letterpress Relief Printing, Reduction Printing, Screen Printing and Non-Toxic Printmaking, Collograph, Cyanotype.
  • SF Center for the Book: Image transfer techniques, Book structures.
  • CCAC textiles and MAPOM (CA Indian Skills): Basketmaking with Julia Parker
  • Think-Know tools with Howard Rheingold: A six week course using asynchronous forums, blogs, wikis, mind-maps, social bookmarks, concept maps, Personal Brain, and synchronous audio, video, chat and Twitter.

Work

2014-18          Alameda County Office of Education.

  • Arts Integration Specialist and Creative Coach
  • Faculty Integrated Learning Specialist Program
  • Program Documentation for School Transformation Through the Arts.
  • Social Media, Communications and Marketing

2016-18           Oakland, Agency by Design Fellowship

Teaching Artist

1980                Single Subject Teaching Credential (K-12 Art)

2008               Harvard Teaching Institute – Teaching for Understanding (online course)

2008-12          Kala Art Institute, Artists-in-Schools Lead Teacher.

2010-12           Dance anywhere goes to school. Project liaison and administrator.

2012                 Integrated Learning Specialist Program (ILSP) Certificate

2011-12            Alameda County Coach supporting Arts Integration at Jefferson Elementary

2010-12           Alameda County Arts Learning Leadership Group Facillitator – Southside

2012                 KQED SPARK Content Presenter

2014-18           School Transformation Through the Arts (STTArts) project leader. Oakland

2014-18           Faculty, Integrated Learning Specialist Program.

2012-18           Faculty, Summer Institute: Inventing Our Future

 

Teaching Artist Documentation (click)

Locations:

Kala Community Classroom:

  • Professional Development for teachers and teaching artists: Access Points to Printmaking and Simple Bookmaking Structures
  • Summer HS Printmaking Intensive, Kala Community Classroom, 2009-2010

School Sites:

  • Roots International, Oakland. Grades 6-8, 2014-18
  • Alliance Academy, Oakland. Grades 6-8, 2014-18
  • Washington Elementary School, Berkeley. Grades K-3, 2008-10
  • Rosa Parks Elementary School, Berkeley. Grades K-3, 2008-10
  • Anna Yates Elementary School, Emeryville. Grades K-5. 2007-09
  • Emeryville Rec. Center, Summer 2007-10. Printing and Maskmaking, Grades K-8.
  • Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley, Collage panels informed by the life and work of Romare Bearden.
  • Crowden School, Berkeley. Interim Studio Art Instructor, Grades 6-8.

Collaborative Projects

Anna Yates Community Mural: Printmaking workshops with students developed imagery and content for a mural. Installed 2010.

Community Weaving Project: Temporary Shelters at Oakland Art & Soul Festival 2008.

Emeryville Community MLK Celebration – Screenprinting Dr. King and President Obama portraits.

Visual and Performing Artist

Exhibitions

2010               Juried @ BAC. Berkeley Art Center

2008              Oakland Airport Installation of Codex, 59ʼ book structure.

2007-11         Emeryville Celebration of the Arts Juried Annual

2007-09        Pro Arts Juried Annual, Oakland CA

2007-08        City of Berkeley Juried Public Art Exhibition, Civic Center Building

2006-11         FRESH artistʼs annual exhibition, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley

2005               Solo Exhibit of Recent Works at Bomarzo, 1410 Vallejo St. SF.

1992                Capp St. Fundraiser Contribution: Shoe for a Worm, mixed media.

1980               Artwear Workers Unite, Hubbard St. Gallery, Chicago. Latex Shirts.

Performance / Installations

2012                Object + Place. Various locations. Self portrait performance wearing large bulky bags

2011                Object + Movement = Dance. Berkeley Art Museum Sculpture Garden. Dance anywhere

2011                Wolf Wearing Wolf Moss Mask

2009               Continuous Line. Participants to add their mark to a length of line.

2010                Traveling Line – Private action documented in self published book.

Engaged Participant

2008               Beating the Bounds – A collaborative walking exploration of the Capitol Corridor Rail

2008-2011     dance anywhere – A collaborative, global, conceptual dance project

2010-2011      10.10.10 and 11.11.11 – A global collaborative media event documenting one day

ongoing           One-Syllable Word Project: Visual art and written word informed by a curious text

ongoing           Postal Relay Box Repurposing: De-comissioned boxes remain useful in an emergency