Susan Vecsey was born in Somerville, New Jersey and currently lives and works in both New York City and East Hampton, New York. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College, Columbia University, and her Master of Fine Arts from the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, studying under Graham Nickson. In 2012, Vecsey was a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome. In 2017, Susan Vecsey had a solo museum exhibition at the Greenville County Museum in South Carolina, featuring numerous large-scale paintings. That same year, the John Jermain Memorial Library, Sag Harbor, New York, presented another solo exhibition of Vecsey’s paintings and works on paper. In reference to Vecsey’s 2014 show at Berry Campbell Gallery, New York, Franklin Einspruch declared in Artcritical, “this is virtuoso painting.” Vecsey’s work was featured in Guild Hall Museum’s 2014 Selections from the Permanent Collection curated by Museum Director/Chief Curator, Christina Strassfield. She has collaborated with numerous architects and designers, including Mabley Handler Design, Water Mill, New York, and Daniel Kahan, Smith and Moore Architects, Palm Beach, Florida. In recent years, the distinguished design dealers, Lee Jofa and Brunschwig & Fils, have used several of her paintings in advertising campaigns. Vecsey has been featured in magazines such as Architectural Digest, Hamptons Magazine, and Veranda. Susan Vecsey’s paintings are widely held in public and private collections around the world. Vecsey is represented by Berry Campbell Gallery in New York.
MUSEUM, CORPORATE AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Guild Hall Museum, Permanent Collection. East Hampton, NY.
Greenville County Museum of Art (GCMA). Greenville, SC.
Grand Hyatt, Presidential Suite. New York, NY.
Francis J. Greenburger Collection, New York, NY
Numerous Private Collections.
Born 1971, Somerville, NJ.
Lives and works in New York City and East Hampton, NY.
MFA in Painting, New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture. Study with Graham Nickson in ten 2-week Drawing Marathons.
Continued study at MoMA, The New School, and International Center of Photography.
BA, Barnard College, Columbia University.
American Academy in Rome, Visiting Artist.
Rome, Italy. June 25 - July 25, 2012
Studio Visit in East Hampton, Day of Art, American Federation of the Arts (AFA)
East Hampton, NY. July 23, 2015
Collector Marika Herskovic Annual Artist Seminar, invitation to present recent work.
Franklin Lakes, NJ. May 2012.
Board Member, Stephen and Palmina Pace Foundation
New York, NY. June 2015 - ongoing.
Invited to teach figure drawing at the New York Studio School, New York, NY. 2015-2016.