Susie Rosmarin


Some New Paintings, 2013, Talley Dunn Gallery
New Work, 2010, Dunn and Brown Contemporary


1950 Born in Brownsville, Texas
Currently lives and works in Houston, Texas


1981 M.F.A., Pratt Institute, New York, New York
1973 B.A., University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Lines and Grids, The Lost Decade and Beyond, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
2013 Pop-Up, Texas Gallery, Houston
Some New Paintings, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX
2010 Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2009 Danese, New York, New York
2008 Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
2006 Danese, New York, New York
2003 Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2002 Danese, New York, New York
Paint By Numbers, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2001 The Suburban, Chicago, Illinois
Haines Gallery, San Francisco, California
2000 Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
1999 Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1996 Lynn Goode Gallery, Houston, Texas

Group Exhibitions


The Future is Ow, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
Multiplicity, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX

2015 Geometric Obsession: The American School1965-2015, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Curated by Robert C. Morgan
...a pointy toe boot up the backside: POST ABSTRACTION FROM HOUSTON, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
2014 Irrational Women, Mark Flood REsenTS, New York, TX
, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX. Curated by Joshua Fischer and Katia Zavistovski

Outside the Lines, Contemporaray Arts Museum, Houston, TX. Catalog assay by co-curator, Dean Daderko
Majority Rules; A Decade of Contemporary Art Acquisitions, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Back Room, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX
LINE: Works by Kate Carr, Susie Rosmarin, Susan Schwalb, James Siena, and Dan Walsh, Garvey Simon Art Access, New York, NY
Geometric Showcase: Contemporary Galleries at the MADI, The MADI Museum, Dallas, TX
Merge Visible, Horton Gallery, New York, NY

2012 The Medium is the Message, The Gallery at the University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
Differences?, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
In Plain Sight, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
Black and White, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX
2011 New Variations, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Obsessive Worlds, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Texas
Working In The Abstract, Glassell School of Art, Houston, Texas
Unfinished Paintings, LACE, Los Angeles, California
Starry Starry Night, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2010 40, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
Psychedelic:  Optical and Visionary Art since the 1960’s, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas
2009 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
Op-Art Revisited, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York
51: John Aslandis, Gilbert Hsiao, Susie Rosmarin, SNO Contemporary Art Projects,
Sydney, Australia
2008 Inaugural Exhibition, Stieren Center for Exhibitions, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
On Game, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, Texas
Op Art Revisited: Selections from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
Fundamental Abstraction 11, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, California
Triple Vision, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2007 Hovering Over the Universe…, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Lines, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
Vertical Hold, Archeus, London, England
Fab Ab, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
2006 Gray to Black, Danese, New York, New York
Michelle Grabner and The Suburban, Normal Division, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
2005 Restless, Glassell School of Art, Houston, Texas
Extreme Abstraction, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Good Vibrations, McKenzie Fine Art, New York
Works on Paper, Danese, New York, New York
Sculpture, Danese, New York, New York
Angstrom Horseplay Glow Rug, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Group Show, Marlborough, New York, New York
2004 Perspectives @ 25: A Quarter Century of New Art in Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Disturbing the Peace, Danese, New York, New York
The Color Imperative, N3 Project Space, New York, New York
2003 Contemporary Art and the Mathematical Instinct, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota
Black/White, Danese, New York, New York
The Grid: Unlocked, Four Walls, Dallas, Texas
Size Matters, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
Exposito, Parazette, Rosmarin, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
Condition Red, Eugene Binder Gallery, Marfa, Texas
2002 Rapture, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
Abstract Redux, Danese, New York, New York
2001 Reductive, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
Dazzling, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
The Hard and The Soft, Thomas Korzelius Gallery, New York, New York
Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, New Museum, New York, New York
White Light, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
2000 Tape Connections Paintings From The 90’s, Small Projects Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
Crossing State Lines/Texas Art from the Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Hanging, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Maximal/Minimal, Feigen Contemporary, New York, New York
small abstract paintings and sculpture, Eugene Binder Gallery, Long Island City, New York
New Work: Abstract Painting, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, California
1999 Fire Sale, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Ex-Tex, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas
Altoids Collection: New York City Jay Walking Tour, traveled the US through 2000
Size Matters, Gale Gates at Al, Brooklyn, New York
Eye Spy, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Post-Hypnotic, Illinois State University Gallery, Normal, Illinois; McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio; Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois; Tweed Museum, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota
1998 New Orleans Triennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
Geometry and Gesture, Southern Methodist University, Houston, Texas
Texas Show, ABC No Rio, New York, New York
Group Show, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
1997 The Last Picture Show, Lynn Goode Gallery, Houston, Texas
Picture Play: Seven Texas Painters, University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas
Tune Up-Small Works in a Garage, Houston, Texas
Susie Rosmarin and Ariel Masson, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas
Committed to Abstraction: Ten in Texas, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, Texas   
Oktoberfest, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
Odds and Ends of Painting, Houston Community College, Houston, Texas
Equal Pay: A Labor Exchange, Revolution Summer Art Space, Houston, Texas
Money Talks, Lesikar Gallery, Houston, Texas
1995 Texas Abstract: New Painting in the Nineties, ArtPace, San Antonio, Texas; McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas; J. Wayne Stark Gallery, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; Museum of the Southwest, Midland, Texas; Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, Texas; Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas
Drawing From Strength, Transco Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas
1994 Process, Strategy, Irony, DiverseWorks, Houston, Texas
Geometric Variations, Lesikar Gallery, Houston, Texas
Drawing/Crossing the Line, DiverseWorks, Houston, Texas
1993 Light, Sally Sprout Gallery, Houston, Texas
Crossing Over the White Line; Women of the 90’s, Trammell Crow Pavillon,    Dallas, Texas
Rosmarin and Calledare, West End Gallery, Houston, Texas
14/2, Plaza Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1992 Three In a Row, Museum of Modern Art Guys, Houston, Texas
1990 Group Show, Pedazos del Mundo, Houston, Texas
1985 Cowboys, Cadillacs, and Computers, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas
Private Rites, Firehouse Gallery, Houston, Texas
1983 Salute to Houston Artists, Midtown Arts Center, Houston, Texas
Group Show, City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey
1981 Group Show, Japan, organized by Pratt Institute
Group Show, Stockton State College, Stockton, New Jersey
1978 Little Egypt Retrospective, Moody Gallery, Houston, Texas
1974 Group Show, Houston Area Arts Council, Houston, Texas
Group Show, Richard Fergusen Gallery, Houston, Texas

Museum Collections

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York

Public Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
General Dynamics, Vienna, Virginia
Neuberger Berman Art Collection, New York, New York
SBC Collection, San Antonio, Texas


2016 Herriman, Kat. "A Group Show, Curated by an Artist who Hates Group Shows," The New York Times, January.
2011 Herriman, Kat. "A Group Show, Curated by an Artist who Hates Group Shows," The New York Times, January.
2010 Lima, Benjamin.  Susie Rosmarin.  Art Lies, December.
Anspon, Catherine.Texas Artists Today.  (Marquand Books, Inc., Seattle.pp. 108-111.
Grabner, Michelle and Killam, Brad.  Can I Come Over to Your House? The First10 years of The Suburban. (Poor Farm Press, Manawa, Wi.)  pp 2001.167 to 2001.173. 
Landi, Ann.  “The Ecstatic Esthetic”.  Art News,  March.
2008 Britt, Douglas.  "Three Galleries Display Diverse Creations."  HoustonChronicle,  October 14.
2007 Pagel, David.  "Collective fantasies take flight". Los Angeles Times.Friday, August 21.
Houston, Joe.  Optic Nerve Perceptual art of the 1960s.  Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio. (Merrell Publishers Ltd, London, New York)Ppg. 159-160.  
2006 Schulze, Troy. "Capsule Art Reviews: Susie Rosmarin: Spectrum Series."Houston Press, October 14.
Johnson, Ken, The Listings, Susie Rosmarin. The New York Times, April 21. 
2005 Johnson, Patricia.  "Artists share visions".  Houston Chronicle.Saturday, October 15.
Parada, Florencia.  "The fresh, the young, and the restless."002Magazine.  November.
2004 Colpitt, Frances.  “Susie Rosmarin”.  ArtUS. Issue 2, April-May, 2004.  p.49.
2003 Johnson, Patricia.  “Two innovative artists are a study in contrasts.”  Houston Chronicle Sat. Dec 13, 2003. pp.9D-10D.
Mitchell, Charles Dee.  “Susie Rosmarin at Anstrom”.  Art in America#12.  December 2003).  p. 113. 
Bourbon, Matthew.  “Susie Rosmarin; Angstrom Gallery”.  Flash Art.Vol.36, #231. (July-Sept. 2003)pp.120-121
Kutner, Janet.  “A dizzying array of diligence.”  The Dallas Morning News. (Wed, June 25, 2003)p.12E.
Hursh, Matt. “Simple Gifts: Rosmarin brings optical delights”Dallas Observer (May 29-June 4, 2003)p.47
Klaasmeyer, Kelly.  “The Center of the Universe.  Houston Press.  (May 22-May 28, 2003) p.49.
2002 Gomez, Edward M. “New Yorkers Now, Their Gifts Were Nurtured in Texas”.New York Times. (Sept. 22, 2002) Section 2, pp.33,34.
Horton, C. Sean.  “Paint By Numbers: Susie Rosmarin at Bernard Toale Gallery in Boston”. uu.  June 21, 2002. 
McQuaid, Cate.  “Her perfect patterns deliver a punch.”  The Boston Globe (June 7, 2002) p. C26.  
Falco, Lisa.  “Rapture Takes Its Toale’.  artsMedia(Summer, 2002, vol.6 #28.)Parcellin, Paul.  “Living on the Edge.”  (June)
2001 McQuaid, Cate. “These paintings really do dazzle.”  The Boston Globe (July 19, 2001).
Johnson, Ken. “The Hard And The Soft.”  New York Times (May 18, 2001)E30
Tyson, Janet.  “Susie Rosmarin.”  Artlies.  (#30 Spring, 2001) P. 58.
2000 Colpitt, Frances.  “Susie Rosmarin at Texas Gallery.”  Art in America. (December 2000) p.128.
Schmerler, Sarah.  “Maximal Minimal.” Time Out New York. (Jul 27-Aug 3, 2000)P.58.
Pierson, Jack as art editor.  “(art)Susie Rosmarin.”  Issue 1 (September 1999): 68-73.
1999 Tyson, Janet Stiles. “post-hypnotic.”  Art Lies (Summer 1999): 44.
Johnson, Patricia.  “Circular path.”  Houston Chronicle (August 20, 1999):1D, 4D.  
Mitchell, Charles Dee.  “Susie Rosmarin at Angstrom.”  The Dallas Morning News (July 23, 1999): 5.
Yood, James.  “Post-Hypnotic.”  Artforum (April, 1999): 120.
Plante, Michael.  “Report from New Orleans: Southern Discomfort.”  Art in America (March 1999): 67-71.
Porges, Tim.  “A Demolition Deby of Art.”  The Octopus (January 15-21,1999): 11.
1998 Dewan, Shaila.  “What’s so great about painting.”  Houston Press(November 4, 1998): 59,60.
1997 Johnson, Patricia.  “Dido to beanies, galleries beckon with 97’s last art.” Houston Chronicle (December 17, 1997): 1E, 12E.
Welch, Roger.  “Different Strokes.”  San Antonio Express-News(December 11, 1997): 1F, 2F.
Zwartjes, Arend C.  “Playful pictures offered at the UTSA Art Gallery.”The Paisano (Vol. 20; No. 24, November 11, 1997): 6.
Johnson, Patricia.  “Galleries offer variety, quality.”  Houston Chronicle(November5, 1997): 1D, 5D.
Anspon, Catherine.  “Glassel graduate ‘Revolutionizes’ Houston’s summer art scene.”  Public News (June 25, 1997).
1996 Montgomery, Robert.  “Susie Rosmarin.”  Art Lies (Winter 1996-7): 37.
Dewan, Shaila.  “Street Walking.”  Houston Press (November 7-13, 1996): 41.  
Fuchs, Francesca.  “Susie Rosmarin at Lynn Goode.”  Art Letter #40 (November 1, 1996).
Davenport, Bill.  “Susie Rosmarin at Lynn Goode.”  Art Letter #40 (November 1, 1996).
Davison, Dick.  “Texas Abstracts.”  Art Lies (June/September 1996): 46-47.
Mitchell, Charles Dee.  “Of this world abstracts at the MAC.”  Dallas MorningNews (February 10, 1996).
1995 Goddard, Dan R.  “Abstract art eschews emotion.”  San Antonio ExpressNews (November 26, 1995): 3G.
Keith, William E.  “Abject abstraction: The dumbing down of art.”   Voices of Art (Vol. 3 No. 6  Dec/Jan. 1995): 4-8.
Colpitt, Frances.  “Report From Texas: Going Against the Grain.”  Art in America (April 1995): 42-47.
1994 Frohman, Mark.  “Painting as Etiquette.”   Art Lies (Oct/Nov. 1994): 3.
Kalil, Susie.  “Abstraction without shame.”  Houston Press (October 6, 1994): 34-35.
Chadwick, Susan.  “Geometric abstractions bind together 7 in DiverseWorksshow.”  Houston Post (September 24, 1994): 1F.
Johnson, Patricia.  “Process good but strategy trite, irony fails.”  HoustonChronicle (September 21, 1994): 1D.
Johnson, Patricia.  “DiverseWorks exhibit lives up to gallery name.”  Houston Chronicle (June 2, 1994): 1C.