TO INHABIT THE FELT WORLD, published in 2013, is awarded the Eric Hoffer Book Award, Honorable Mention for Poetry and a finalist for the Da Vinci Eye Prize for cover art and design. Award winning DRAWING THE LINE ~ A PASSIONATE LIFE, a memoir, 2011; BOX OF LIGHT~CAJA DE LUZ is a bilingual book of poetry with drawings, 2008; STONE MUSIC- THE ART AND POETRY OF SUSAN GARDNER, an overview of both visual work and poetry, 2007; INTIMATE LANDSCAPES, a chapbook, 1998.
My artwork has been shown internationally in Asia, Mexico and Europe as well as the United States and Canada, with individual exhibitions in museums and galleries and participation in numerous group shows.
I have presented programs at the Freer Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, the Library of Congress, the Folger Library, Univ of Pennsylvania, and Swarthmore College among many others. Invited to deliver the Cam Memorial Lecture at the New York Public Library, I was also honored to be granted a year in the Allen Room.
Publications and Prizes
Box of Light ~ Caja de Luz poems in English and Spanish (Red Mountain, 2008)
Eric Hoffer 2011 Book Award, honorable mention for memoir; finalist for the Da Vinci Eye Prize 2013; Eric Hoffer 2013 Book Award, honorable mention for poetry