Instructor and Affiliated Faculty in Women's Studies
Seductively disturbing, Susan Harbage Page's art works, Feminist and anti-racist, both divulge and reveal layers of meaning in media ranging from photographs, altered textiles, and video installations.
The work of Susan Harbage Page is in numerous public collections including the Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland, Birmingham Museum ofArt, Alabama, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Israel Museum. She is the recipient of numerous awards including a Research Grant from the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Project Grant from the Emrys Foundation, Greenville, South Carolina, 2005, two North Carolina Arts Council Fellowships, 2004 and 2000, the Camargo Foundation Fellowship, Cassis, France, 2002 and a Fulbright Travel grant, 1992.
Her work has been exhibited in Bulgaria, Italy, France, Germany, Israel and China as well as throughout the United States. She has exhibited work in more than 100 exhibitions at venues such as the Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, D.C., the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, and the XIT Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
Four catalogues of her work have been published; Susan Harbage Page: Postcards from Home (ISBN 978-0-9774195-1-7), 2007; Involuntary Memories: Photographs by Susan Harbage Page, (ISBN 0-911-883-06-0), 2006; Susan Harbage Page: The Tie That Binds, (ISBN 0-9603246-7-4), 2003; Standing Still: ATA Center for Contemporary Art - Sofia, (ISBN 954-488-061-5), 2001.
She received her M.F.A. in photography from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2004 and a M.M. and B.M. in saxophone performance from Michigan State University in 1983 and 1981 as well as the Certificate of Knowledge of the Italian Language, The Italian University for Foreigners, Perugia, Italy in 1984.