Susan Wolf has been exhibiting her work in the Bay Area since 2005. A resident artist and teaching artist at Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA, 2006-11 and 2021-present. Currently a member of The Crit Lab, an alternative critical community for working artists and The California Society of Printmakers. Wolf has exhibited her work at The Berkeley Art Center, Kala Art Institute, ACCI Gallery, and Berkeley Civic Center in Berkeley CA; Pro Arts Gallery, Art & Soul Festival and Oakland International Airport, Oakland CA; and has had two solo exhibitions of work at Bomarzo Studio, San Francisco, CA.

Susan’s decades long public practice as facilitator and researcher, supporting and mentoring (TK-12) educators included habits of integrated learning focusing upon expressive arts and the liberatory redesign of learning spaces. Explicit connections were made with contemporary art practice, moving into exhibition and cultural spaces which are highly valued as models for teaching and making learning visible. Destinations for her work with educators have included the Oakland Museum of CA, The Jewish Contemporary Museum (SF),the Museum of African Diaspora (SF) and Asian Art Museum (SF).

Susan Wolf was born in the Chicago area. She received a B.A. in Studio Art from Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin. She lives in Berkeley, CA maintaining a home studio for drawing, mixed media and fiberwork while continuing to experiment with printmaking processes as a resident artist at Kala Art Institute. Her home and practice is located upon the unceded territory of xucyun (Huichin), the Chochenyo speaking Lisjan Ohlone people.

Artist in Residence, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley CA

Teaching Artist and Facilitator of Liberatory Arts Immersive Learning Sequences and Environments

Coach, Designer, Facilitator, Researcher
Leadership Team. Annual Fellowship with Oakland Educators.
Agency by Design Oakland, CA.

Arts Integration Specialist and Culturally Responsive Teaching Facilitator
Organizing Workshops, Conferences and Professional Development for TK-12 classroom teachers, teaching artists and community leaders.
Alameda County Office of Education. CA

Lawrence University. Appleton WI, BA
Elizabeth Richardson Award, Women Excelling in Studio Art
K-12 Teaching Credential. Single Subject, Art


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