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    SCHELLE, Susan
    Date: Canadian, born 1947
    Susan Schelle is an Associate Professor in Visual Studies, Department of Art, University of Toronto. Working with sculpture and photography, Ms. Schelle is interested in the “manipulation of the familiar: images that deal with the phenomenon of the physical world and the customs of a particular time and place”. She has completed a number of public art commissions, notably “salmon run” at The Rogers Center Toronto, “passage” at York University, Toronto and “laws of nature” at Court House Square Park, Toronto. She has shown both nationally and internationally including The Cenci Gallery, Rome, Italy and The Freedman Gallery Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania. Her work resides in the collections of Air Canada, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Vancouver Art Gallery and the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, to name a few. In addition to her own work, Ms. Schelle has collaborated with Mark Gomes on several public commissions, most recently “jetstream” at Terminal One, Pearson International Airport in Toronto. Ms Schelle has received numerous grants from the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council as well as two Urban Design Awards for her public projects. She has served on the boards of Mercer Union, Toronto and The Power Plant, and is a founding member of the collective Cold City Gallery, Toronto. She is represented by the Katsmen Kamen Gallery in Toronto.

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