Susan Klein

Studio Art Professor, Painting

M.F.A., University of Oregon, 2004
B.F.A., University of New Hampshire, 2001

Courses Taught

ARTS 216 Painting I
ARTS 322 Painting II
ARTS 328 Painting III
ARTS 331 Painting IV
ARTS 418 Senior Thesis Exhibition
ARTS 430 Independent Study in Studio Art


2023 Artist in Residence, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, NZ. 
2023 Research and Development Grant, College of Charleston, Dean's Excellence Award, College of  Charleston
2022 Jentel Artist Residency, Banner, WY
2022 Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME
2022 Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
2020/21 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grantee
2021 Artist in Residence, The Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
2020 The Hambidge Center Residency, Rabun Gap, GA
2019 Dean’s Excellence Award, College of Charleston
2018 Wassaic Project Residency, Wassaic, NY
2018 International Studio and Curatorial Program Summer Residency Program, Brooklyn, NY
2018 Dean’s Excellence Award, College of Charleston


2023 Love Letters, Harper Gallery, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC
2023 Call/Response, two-person exhibition, McMaster Gallery, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.
2022 Couplets, Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
2022 Suha in Soho, two-person exhibition, Project Art Distribution, New York, NY
2021 Land of Vines, two-person exhibition, Day & Night Projects, Atlanta, GA
2021 Call/Response two-person exhibition,University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME
2021 Pairings, public art in 3 gallery boxes on the Greenway, Charleston, SC
2019 Elsewhere Is A Negative Mirror, two-person exhibition, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2018 Day Person, Sumter County Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC
2018 ?!!!?, Play Date Gallery, Asheville, NC


"I like your work" Interview Podcast, December 2023

Chloe Hogan, “Susan Klein Finds Spiritual Meaning in Making Art”, Charleston City Paper, December 8, 2023

Art Maze Magazine, Winter Edition, 2019. Editors Pick 

Paolo Arao, "Susan Klein Visited by Paolo Arao", September 13, 2018. The Coastal Post.

Stacia Yeapanis, “Other People’s Pixels Interviews Susan Klein”, July 5, 2018.

Brit Washburn, “Susan Klein And The Marriage of Matter and Mind”, Catalog Essay for the Halsey
Institute of Contemporary Art, October, 2015.