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Susan Freda

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Fila Sidus (Spun Stars), 2015 Woven Copper Wire With Cast Glass, Resin, and Metal Powders 45" X 18" X 8"
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Auro Argenti Vitro , 2014 Woven Steel Wire, Cast Glass, Aluminum, Silver and Gold Leaf 37" X 40"
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Aurum Argentum (Gold Silver) Dress, 2013 Woven Brass Wire, Resin, Metal Powders 52" X 16" X 9"
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Tangle, 2015 Copper Wire, Sheet Copper, Electroformed Copper, Glass 30 X 40 X 4 Inches
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Detail Image of Carulean Varis Electroformed Copper Over Handwoven Copper Wire
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Carulean Varis, 2013 Electroformed Copper Over Woven Copper Wire, Patinaed 65" X 32" X 15"
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Translucent Shoes Glass and Resin Shoes Made With Iridescent Powders and Filaments
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Careula Argentum (Blue & Silver), 2015 Woven Wire With Resin Accents and Metal Powders 27" X 22" X 13"
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Texture Cupre, 2014 Woven Copper Wire, Resin, Metal Powders 38" X 24" X 13"
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Tela Retis (Web Network), Completed 2015 Woven Tin Wire, Resin, Metal Powders 26" X 27" X 7"
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Medium Cupre Dress, 2015 Electroformed Copper Over Handwoven Copper Wire 36" X 13" X 13"
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Hanging Sculpture with Cast Glass and Wire, 2015 Woven Steel Wire, Cast Glass, Aluminum, Gold Leaf 30 " X 42"
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Electri Pluvia, 2015 Woven Brass Wire, Resin, Metal Powders
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Cupro Umbra, 2015 Copper Wire, Sheet Copper, Resin, Metal Powders 43" X 15" X 6"
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Long Vine, 2009 Copper and Wire
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Vitro Careula, 2015 Woven Copper Wire With Cast Glass, Resin, and Metal Powders 46" X 28" X 6"
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Quick Facts
Lives in
RI
Works in
RI
Schools
RISD (Rhode Island School of Design), 1996, BFA Sculpture
Massachusetts College of Art, 2009, MFA Sculpture
Representing galleries
Jules Place Gallery, Syd Entell Galleries, Rosenbaum Contemporary Art, Patricia Rovzar Gallery
Tags
glass, glass/multimedia, figurative, sculpture, mixed-media, installation
Statement

Susan Freda is a sculptor known for her deft use of materials such as glass and wire to create intricate and organic sculptural wall works. She employs form, line and light as vehicles to create ephemeral works that hold the viewer entranced with their ethereal shadow play and quiet sparkle.

Susan received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She has been the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award, a Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Public Art Grant and a de Young Museum Artist-in-Residence Award. Her shoe and dress forms have been presented by Stuart Weitzman, Neiman Marcus, Ferragamo, Gotham of London and by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artists Gallery. Her work is included in the collection of the Museo Italo Americano of San Francisco, and in numerous private as well as corporate collections. She is represented by Rosenbaum Contemporary Art, Syd Entel Galleries, Jules Place Gallery, & Patricia Rovzar Gallery. 

 

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