• Bio

    Susan Palmisano's paintings have also been shown in more than seventy national and international exhibitions. Her current and upcoming exhibitions include "Neoteric Abstract VII" at the Limner Gallery, NY(2019); a two person exhibit "Essence of Being" at the University of Southern Mississippi (2019); Manifest: 9th International Paint Annual, Exhibition-in-Print (2019), "Bright and Bold" with the Women's Caucus for the Arts in Washington DC (2018); "Sanctuary" at Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA (2018); "Artists Who Teach" at the Westmoreland Museum of Art in Greensburg, PA (2018): the Cooley Gallery in Leesburg, VA; and "Sight Lines" at the Butler Street Lofts in Pittsburgh (2018.)

    Other notable exhibits include "Neutral Buoyancy" at The Mercado Velho Gallery in Tondela, Portugal (solo); "Library Thoughts 4" at Hegyvidek Gallery in Budapest, Hungary; Can Serrat in Barcelona (Le Bruc), Spain (solo); “Shifting Sites of Desire,” Mallin Gallery in Kansas City, MO (solo); “XI Miedzynarodowe Warsztaty Tworcze,” Center of Culture in Glucholazy, Poland; and “Transitions/Transformations,” Nightingale Gallery at Eastern Oregon University. Other exhibitions include “Eating Lessons” at Gallery 402, New York City, N.Y. (solo) and Galerija Alurija at the Art Academy, University of Zagreb, Croatia (solo); “Sweet Dreams,” LH Horton Gallery, Stockton, Calif. (solo); “The Imaginary Woman,” The Contemporary Art Gallery, Opole, Poland (solo); “Fresh Paint: Process & Possibilities,” Arlington Arts Center, Va.; and “Indulgence: A Feast for Your Eyes,” Louis Bernal Gallery, Tucson, Ariz.

    In addition to her exhibits, Palmisano has been invited as visiting professor at Ganesha University in Singaraja, Bali, Petra Christian University in Surabaya, Java, Wenzhou University in China, University of Opole, Poland, and the Institute of Art of Zagreb, Croatia.

    Palmisano earned her M.F.A. in Painting from the University of Cincinnati and her B.F.A. in Painting from the University of Dayton, where she graduated summa cum laude. Palmisano is Professor of Painting at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she also serves as Graduate Coordinator for the MA and MFA programs in Art. Susan has been a faculty member of IUP's Art Department since 1994.