Susan Hostetler - Events, Exhibitions and Contact Info

Email: Phone: 202-421-5990

Susan Hostetler is a Washington, DC based artist whose work has been shown in group and solo shows throughout the area including galleries and art centers in Washington, DC; Alexandria, Arlington, McLean and Reston, VA; Bethesda, Silver Spring and Chestertown, MD.  Her work comprises 2-dimensional drawings and paintings on various substrates, 3-dimensional clay forms, as well as wall and room installations using clay forms.

Current and upcoming Exhibitions & events

Oct 31 - Nov 4

SuperfineDC - The Art Fair

Union Market, Washington, DC

August - October 2018

Brentwood Arts Exchange, In A Fertile World, 3 person exhibition

Brentwood, MD

July - September 2018

Takoma Park Town Center, Atrium Gallery

Takoma, MD

June - July 2018 - Solo

Signature Gallery (GRACE), Volatile, Reston, VA

April - May 2018

Carla Massoni Gallery, Beginnings,Chestertown, MD

April - June 2018 - Solo

Adkins Arboretum, Shifting Shorelines, Ridgely, MD

April 2018

River Arts Gallery, The Art of Stewardship, Chestertown, MD

November - December 2017

In Conversation: Where Drawing and Sculpture Meet at

Angie Newman Johnson Gallery, Episcopal High School, Alexandria, VA with artist Jean Sausage-Knodt.

Installation of Mixed Migrating Flock, graphite wall drawings and gouche/graphite drawings. 

June - August 18, 2017

Installation of Flock Formation 3, and graphite/gouache drawings

Kramer Gallery in Silver Spring, MD

September 2017 - continuing

Site specific installation at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, VA

February 4- March 4, 2017

Sculpture Now 2017 at     McLean Project for the ArtsMcLean, VA

April - August, 2016

49 Palmetto Gallery in Apalachicola, FL

March 16-April 28, 2016

Alchemical Vessels at Joan Hisoaka Gallery, Washington, DC

April 15 - June, 2015

Greater Reston Arts Center:    Art Educators in Practice, Reston, VA


February 12 - March 5, 2015

Union Artists at Marlboro Gallery, Prince George's Community College, MD


February 18 - March 22, 2015

Gallery Plan B              Anniversary Show                        1530 Fourteenth St., NWWashington, DC 20005  

April 3 - April 30, 2015

The Art of Stewardship

The Carla Massoni Gallery
203 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620





Selected Exhibitions

2018             Takoma Park Town Center, Atrium Gallery, Takoma, MD

2018             Signature (GRACE), Migrations and Birdsongs, Reston, VA

2018              Carla Massoni Gallery, Beginnings, Chestertown, MD     

2018              Adkins Arboretum, Shifting Shorelines, (solo), Ridgely, MD

2018              River Arts Gallery, The Art of Stewardship, Chestertown, MA

2017               Sculpture Now 2017, McLean Project for the Arts, VA

2017               Pyramid Atlantic, Hyattsville, MD

2017               A Bird's Eye View at Betty Mae Kramer Gallery, Silver Spring, MD

2017               Shifting Migrations, site specific installation, NOVA, Alexandria, VA              

2016               "The Beauty of Inflection", Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA

2015               "Earthwork", Massoni Gallery, Chesterton, MD

2015                Union Arts, Prince George’s Community College, MD

2014                Art of Stewardship, River Arts, Chestertown, MD

2014                Gallery Plan B, EnviroNature, Washington, DC

2014                GRACE, juried exhibit, Greater Reston Arts Center, VA

2012                Alumni Juried Exhibit, Crossing The Line, Corcoran Gallery of Art, DC

2012                Writer’s Bloq, traveling exhibition, NYC, Boston, DC

2009                Gallery Plan B, Inside/Outside, Washington, DC

2009                Corcoran Gallery 31, solo graduate exhibition

2009                Corcoran “Uncorc” program at Renaissance Hotel M, Washington, DC

2008                Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC

2007                William Parker Gallery, Washington, DC

2005-7             Gallery Plan B, Washington, DC

2005                Zenith Gallery, New York Ave Artists, Washington, DC

2005                Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD

2003                Arts in Embassy Program, Washington, DC

2002                Washington Project for the Arts/Corcoran exhibit, DC

2000                MOCA, DC, Washington, DC, Art Advisory/Boston, Boston, MA

1996                Sears/Peyton Gallery,  NY,NY

1996                Art Advisory/Boston, Boston, MA, Reggio Gallery, NY,NY

1995,93,92      Somerstown Gallery, Croton Falls, NY

1991                Metropolitan Life, Pan Am Building, NY

1990                Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL

1989,87           vanStraaten Gallery, Chicago, IL

1986,87           Audubon Art Exhibition, Anchorage, AK

1985                Galeria Nomen, Barcelona, Spain

                        North American Institute of Studies, Barcelona, Spain

1983                Gutenberg Museum, Mainz, Germany

1982                Galerie Villa Zanders, Bergisch-Gladbach, Germany

                        Klingspor Museum, Offenbach am Main, Germany

1980                San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

1979                Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA

1978                SITE, Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibition

                        Lester Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                        Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN

                        Indianapolis Museum of Modern Art, Indianapolis, IN

                        San Francisco Art Dealers Introduction Exhibition, CA

Solo Exhibitions

2018               Adkins Arboretum, Shifting Shoreline, Ridgely, MD

2017               Angie Newman Johnson Gallery, EHS,  In Conversation, Alexandria,VA

2017               Shifting Migrations, site specific installation, NOVA, Alexandria, VA

2016                Athenaeum, The Beauty of Inflection, (2-person) Alexandria, VA

2002                BeDuCi, Washington DC

2001                Art Advisory/Boston, Boston, MA

1999                Allan Sheppard Gallery, Piermont, NY

1996                Markel/Sears Gallery, NY, NY

1995                        Frankfurt International School, Germany

1992                Charlotte H Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

                        Somerstown Gallery, Somers, NY

1989                Galerie Paul Sties, Frankfurt, Germany

1988                101 Wooster Exhibition Space, NY, NY

                        Somerstown Gallery, Somers, NY

1984                North American Institute of Studies, Barcelona, Spain

1983                Galerie la Vanguardia, Barcelona, Spain

1980                van Straaten Gallery, Chicago, IL

Grants, Awards & Commissions

2013                Robert Raushenberg Award for Art Education

2000                Counterpart International for UNIFEM award

1998                The film, “You’ve Got Mail”

1997                Four Seasons Hotel, Carlsbad, CA    

1995                Fox TV, “Beverly Hills 90201”

1992-3             The Federal Reserve Bank (NJ), site specific, 7’x38’ painted screen

1985                Oxbow Fellowship for Oxbow Paper & Book Intensive

1976                Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation (Twinrocker Handmade Paper)

1975                Russell Siebert Fund, Western Michigan University Honors College

Selected Collections

Federal Reserve Bank                 Arts in Embassy Program, DC              Pfizer

Readers Digest                            Merchants and Savings Bank              IBM                     

3M Company                                Harris Bank, Commerce Bank             UPS

Continental                                   Long Island University                        Fidelity Corp

Quaker Oats Company                 Dunn & Bradstreet                              Deutchebank        

Children’s Hospital,Chicago         Computer Science Corporation          Bell Telephone     

Hebrew Rehab Center, Boston     Humane Society, W DC                      General Electric


Washington Post, In The Galleries, Mark Jenkins, Betty Mae Kramer Gallery, 2017

Washington Post, In the Galleries, Mark Jenkins, Athenaeum, 2016

East City News, 2013

Boston Globe Magazine, 2000 and 2001

MetroLife Magazine (Washington Post), Spring 2000

Small Islands Big Issues, Counterpart International, Washington DC, 1997

UN Secretariat News, United Nations, 1990 (cover)

New York Hotel magazine, 1990, feature profile

Hamptons Magazine, summer, 1990 , feature profile

Kronbergerzeitung, 1989, June, exhibition review

 “Handmade Paper Today”, Silvie Turner & Birgit Skiold

Frankfurter Rundschau, 1983, September, exhibition review

Professional Experience

Current           The Kreeger Museum, Washington DC,

Current            Yellow Barn Studios, Glen Echo, MD

2010-2016        Kingsbury Day School, Washington, DC

2009                Presentations at NAEA, Minneapolis, MN and AAM, Philadelphia, PA

2009                Corcoran Outreach Program, Sitar Center, Washington, DC

2009                Graduate of M.A.T. program at Corcoran College of Art + Design

2004-2012       The Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC, school tours and workshops

2002                NY Academy of Medicine, Conference on Neonatology, Exhibit

1998                 Art Institute of Boston, lecture, “Using Art to Weather Trauma”

1979-1985        Establishment of Jinn Handmade Paper, Friedberg, Germany

1976-79            Twinrocker Handmade Paper, Brookston, IN