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Education:
2008    MFA, Studio Art, Department of Photography
           Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2001    BA in Art, with Honors, Concentration in Photography, College of Fine Arts
           BA in Anthropology, with Honors, Minor in Art History, College of Liberal Arts
           The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
2001    Freie Universität Berlin International Summer Program, Berlin, Germany

Solo + Two Person Exhibitions:
2016    Fuzzy: Susi Brister + Dameon Lester, Art For the People Gallery, Austin, TX
2015    Fantastic Habitat Pop-Up Show, PATH Salon, Austin, TX
2014    Fables, Women & Their Work, Austin, TX (catalogue)
2013    Fantastic Habitat, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
2011    Menagerie, Parisian Laundry, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2017
As Yet Untitled Landscape Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
2016
Mistaken Impressions, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Fresh Exchange: The Contemporary Austin's Teen Artist + Mentor Program Group Exhibition, Pump Project, Austin, TX
2015   
Gently Fried, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, TX (curated by Los Outsiders)
People's Gallery Exhibition, Austin City Hall, Austin, TX
Y Not?: An Exhibition in Aid of International Women's Day, Espacio Gallery, Presented by Sweet Art, London, England, UK
2014           
Un-Natural Nature, SciArt Center, New York, NY (virtual exhibition)
2013   
Wish You Were Here: Interventions into Landscape, Union Gallery, Queen's University,
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
New and Greatest Hits: Selected Work by Texas Biennial Artists 2005 - 2011, Big Medium, Austin, TX
MOVING/STILL: Recent Photography by Texas Artists, Fotofest and Houston Center for Photography,
Houston, TX (curated by Kerry Inman, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX [catalogue])
2012   
City Zoo, Brand 10 Artspace, Fort Worth, TX
Texas National 2012, The Cole Art Center, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
(Juror: Dave Hickey)
Art From the Ashes Texas Benefit Exhibition, Austin, TX
2011   
Texas Biennial 2011, Women & Their Work, Austin, TX (catalogue)
Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX (curated by Heather Pesanti, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY)
Papier 11, Contemporary Art Fair of Works on Paper, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (featured artist)
2009  
Sidebeside, Gallery T, Denver, CO
2008   
Figure/Ground as part of Collision 4, Parisian Laundry, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2007   
Compression, Art Mûr, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (catalogue)
2006   
White Cube on the Move, Bourget Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Lucid, Faculty of Fine Arts Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2004   
Photography Now, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA
III Biennale d’Arte Fotografica del Mediterraneo, Mediterranean Foundation for Art, Cagliari, Italy
February Gathering, Nowlin Gallery, Austin, TX
2002   
Beyond the Tower, Dean of Liberal Arts Gallery, University of Texas at Austin
2001   
Art Department Scholarship Show, Flood Gallery, University of Texas at Austin
Texas Elements, New Gallery, University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas Student Art Show, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX

Honors + Awards:
2016    Artist Mentor, Teen Artist + Mentor Program, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX
2015    Nominated for the 2014-2015 Austin Critics' Table Award for Solo Gallery Exhibition,
            Fables, Women & Their Work, Austin, TX
2011    Finalist, Fulbright Program, Germany: Photography
2010    K2 Press Artist-in-Residence, Austin, TX
2007    Vermont Studio Center Artist-in-Residence, Johnson, VT
2005    Campaign for Concordia Award, Concordia University, Montréal, QC
2004    Award of Merit, Photography Now, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA
2001    EDU.de Scholarship, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Berlin, Germany
           University of Texas Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Austin, TX

Artist Lectures + Presentations:
2015    Visiting artist lecture, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX, November 5.
            Invited artist lecture, Artist Lecture Series NYC, Brooklyn, NY, March 1.
2014    Gallery talk, Women & Their Work, Austin, TX, November 13.
            Invited artist lecture, Georgetown Art Center, Georgetown, TX, October 12.
2013    Gallery talk, Fotofest, Houston, TX, September 20.
           Gallery talk, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX, August 23.

Bibliography:
2015
Rebecca Gross, "What it Takes to be a Working Woman," National Endowment for the Arts Blog.
December 8. https://www.arts.gov/art-works/2015/what-it-takes-be-working-woman (Image credit)
Gracelee Lawrence, "The 2014-2015 Austin Critics' Table Awards," International Sculpture Center Blog. August 19. http://blog.sculpture.org/2015/08/19/austin-critics-table-awards/
Gracelee Lawrence, "Susi Brister: Slippery Tensions," International Sculpture Center Blog. February 25. http://blog.sculpture.org/2015/02/25/susi-brister-slippery-tensions/
2014           
Fotofest 2014 Biennial Catalogue, Fotofest, Houston, TX. 229.
2013   
Texas Biennial 2013 Exhibition Catalogue, Big Medium, Austin, TX. 9.
Cover art for Black Books (music album), Austin, TX.
Benjamin Sutton, "Looking Back on the Texas Biennial's Greatest Hits," Artinfo, September 23.             http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/960771/looking-back-on-the-texas-biennials-greatest-hits
Troy Schulze, Interview on The Front Row, Classical 91.7 and Houston Public Media Arts + Culture, Houston, TX, September 17. https://soundcloud.com/hpmartsandculture/susi-brister-fantastic
Jason Foumberg, "Bigger and Better: The 2013 Texas Biennial," Art in America, September 10.
http://www.artinamericamagazine.com/news-features/news/bigger-and-better-the-2013-texas-            biennial-/
Altamese Osborne, "'Fantastic Habitat' Challenges the Perception of Nature," Houston Press,             September 4.
Sam Koebrich, "Minimalism with some Substance," Queen's University Journal, July 30.
2012   
Colette Copeland, "350 Words: 'City Zoo' at Brand 10 Art Space, And X Art Space,"                        Glasstire, June 7. http://www.glasstire.com/urbanmag/2012/06/07/350-words-city-zoo-at-brand-            10-art-space-and-x-art-space/
2011
Texas Biennial 2011 Exhibition Catalogue, Big Medium, Austin, TX.
Margaret Meehan, "Austin Weekend Cliff Notes April 29-31," Glasstire, April 29.  
Sean Ripple, "Texas Biennial Artists - Susi Brister and Carin Rodenborn," Austinist, April 27.             http://austinist.com/2011/04/27/texas_biennial_artists_-_susi_brist.php#photo-1
Art Agenda, Midnight Poutine, midnightpoutine.ca, February 14. http://www.midnightpoutine.ca/arts/2011/02/art_agenda_february_14-20th/
Veronica Redgrave, "A Texan's Tribute to Bundled Montrealers," The Montreal Buzz (Tourisme             Montréal blog). January 18. http://www.tourisme-montreal.org/blog/a-texan-loves-montreal/
Robyn Fadden, "Lady Arts," The Hour, January 13.
2009           
Cover image for novel La Veuve, published by Les Éditions du Boréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
2007   
Tammer El-Sheikh, "Trespass: From Pictured Space to Public Place," Compression exhibition             catalogue, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
2006   
Allison Martens, "Art Movers Decide to Shake it Up," Concordia Journal, Vol. 1, No. 12, April 20.
 
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