Suzanne Klotz

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2 Shuhada, 90x110 inches, canvas, embroidery, bullet tips

Suzanne Klotz is an artist.[1] She has instituted multi-cultural art programs, workshops, and exhibitions in South Australia, West Africa, Mexico, Taiwan, Israel, Palestine, and in numerous states in the United States.[citation needed] Klotz’s artist-residencies include the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Oklahoma Arts Institute and Lakeside Studio, Michigan.[citation needed]

In 1990 Klotz was an artist-in-residence and arts consultant at the Jerry Mason Memorial Aborigine Centre in Berri, South Australia. Between 1990 and 1996 she arranged exhibitions and art collaborations between Israeli and Palestinian artists during guest artist residencies at Mishkenot Sha'ananim, a non-governmental, non-political, International Cultural Centre in Jerusalem.

Klotz's awards include grants from: the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Puffin Foundation, Change Inc, the New York Artists' Fellowship, Capelli d'Angeli Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, Arizona Artists' 3-D Fellowship, an Arizona Governor's Award for Women Who Create and Educate, a City Improvement Award for a commissioned public park sculpture, and Texas Tech University's Most Distinguished 2-D Graduate Alumni Award.[citation needed] In addition, the Palestine Children's Welfare Fund established a Palestinian Educators Scholarship Endowed Fund dedicated to Suzanne Klotz.[citation needed]

Klotz attended Washington University in St. Louis for two years of undergraduate education. She holds a BFA Degree from the Kansas City Art Institute, MFA Degree from Texas Tech University, and Secondary Teaching Certification from the University of Missouri Kansas City.[citation needed]

Her academic appointments include universities and colleges in Arizona, California, Texas and Utah.[citation needed] Her art has been exhibited in over 300 exhibitions internationally since 1972 and is in numerous private and public collections including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Phoenix Art Museum and El Paso Museum of Art.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Desmond, Kathleen K. (2011-05-17). Ideas About Art. John Wiley and Sons. pp. 106–. ISBN 978-1-4051-7883-9. Retrieved 19 May 2011.