Susan Leopold is a sculptor and installation artist living in NYC whose career spans more than 30 years. She has exhibited internationally and nationally. She was represented by John Weber Gallery, Jean Albano Gallery in Chicago and is now exhibiting with Elizabeth Harris Gallery, NYC.
Selected exhibitions include The Whitney Museum of American, Mass MOCA – KidSpace, The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, ME, The Sculpture Center, NY, The Hudson River Museum and The Museum of Contemporary Photography Columbia College, Chicago. Leopold’s commissions include installations and murals for the NYC Arts for Transit – Metropolitan Transit Authority and “Privacy & Mass Media-Writers Dinner Series” hosted by Rick Moody, sponsored by P.S. 1 Museum.
In 2006, Leopold received the Agop Agopoff Prize from the National Academy, NYC, NY and is a recipient of the 1989-1990 Indo-American Fellowship and Fulbright Fellowship. She was awarded a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (1998) The Virginia A. Groot Foundation Fellowship (1998), and the Wampler Art Professorship from James Madison University (1996). Between 1994 and 1998 Leopold was invited to Yaddo, MacDowell and The Djerassi artist residencies.
Leopold’s work was been featured on the cover of Art Forum, and has been written about in the New Yorker, The New York Times, Art in America, Sculpture Magazine, ArtNews, and numerous other art publications.
Collections include The Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Deutsche Bank, Biblioteca National Centrale, Firenze.
Leopold holds a Masters Degree from the Interactive Telecommunication Program in the Tisch School of Arts, New York University, and a BFA from The School of Visual Arts, New York City. She teaches at Parsons the NewSchool of Design and CUNY-Borough of Manhattan Community College.