National Museum of Women in the Arts
Susan Hiller
1940 - present
Photograph of Susan Hiller, by Lanfanco, courtesy of the artist
Place of Birth:
Phonetic Spelling:
Soo-zuhn HIH-lerr
Minority status:
White non-Hispanic
Work Type/Media:
Books and manuscripts, Drawings and prints, Multimedia (electronic, digital, video, film), Painting, Performance Art , Photography, Sculpture
Artistic Role(s):
Book Artist, Collagist, Director (Film), Filmmaker, Installation Artist, Painter, Performance Artist, Photographer, Sculptor
Conceptual Art, Feminist Art, Minimalism
Other Occupation(s):
Anthropologist, Teacher, Traveler, Writer
Place(s) of Residence:
Where Trained/Schools:
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA (1965) Smith College, Northampton, MA, USA (1961)
Fellowships, grants and awards:
Fellowship, Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), Berlin, Germany (2002) Honorary Fellow, Dartington College of Arts, Totnes, England (1998) Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York, NY, USA (1998)
Earliest exhibition:
Gallery House, London, England (1973)
NMWA exhibition(s):
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution
Inside the Visible
Artist retrospective(s):
Susan Hiller: Recall-A Selection of Works 1969-2004, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England (2004) Susan Hiller, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England (1996) Susan Hiller: Out of Bounds, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England (1986)