Education
1998    Master’s of Fine Art, ceramics, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM. 
1980    Bachelor’s of Fine Art, Honors College, sculpture, visual arts education minor, Michigan State University, E. Lansing MI.
Employment
2000- present: Studio Artist
2012-2016: Lecturer, Ceramics, the University of Texas, El Paso.
2001-2009: Ceramics instructor, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.
Public Art
Eastern New Mexico University, Portalles, NM.
Duke City BMX Park, Albuquerque, NM.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, AZ.
New Mexico Central Community College, Albuquerque, NM.
Bernilillo County Libraries, Central and Unser Public Library, Albuquerque, NM.
Carbondale, Colorado, Main Street 2012-2016.
Castle Rock, Colorado, Red Hawk Ridge Public Golf Course
The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT.

The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM.
The New Mexico State Capitol Art Collection, Santa Fe, NM.
Las Cruces Museum of Fine Art and Culture, Branigan Cultural Center, Las Cruces, NM.
The City of Littleton Municipal Art Collections, Littleton, Colorado.
Selected Exhibitions
2019
Synesthesia: Ceramics of Suzanne Kane and Amanda Jaffe, Unsettled Gallery, Las Cruces, NM.
2018
Art on the Corner, Grand Junction, CO public sculpture competition.
Here and Now, New Mexico State University and The Las Cruces Museum of Art, LC, NM.
Art Encounters, public sculpture exhibition, Highlands Ranch, CO.
Mud Masters, Rokoko Gallery, Las Cruces, NM.
2017
Artscape, public sculpture exhibition, Alamosa, CO.
Water on the Border, Branigan Cultural Center, Las Cruces, NM
Art Trails, public art exhibition, Moab, Utah.
Art Encounters, public art exhibition, Douglas County, CO.
2016
Art Encounters, Lone Tree Arts Center, Douglas County, CO.
2016 Faculty Biennial, University of Texas, El Paso, TX.
Botanical, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe , NM.
2015
Weeds, New Work by Suzanne Kane, Mariposa Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.
From the Ground Up, Las Cruces Museum of Art, NM.
Sculpture for All, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacagdoches, TX.
Here and Now, The Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces, NM.
Las Cruces Creates, New Mexico State University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM
2014
Art on the Street, Colorado Springs, CO.

Utep Faculty Art Exhibition, El Paso, TX.
2013
Art on Parade, Northglenn, CO.
From the Ground Up XXVI, Las Cruces Museum of Art, New Mexico.
Botanica, Adobe Patio Gallery, Las Cruces, NM.
2012
Biennale Grande, The Hubbard Museum, Ruidoso Downs, NM.
Borders, Chamizal National Monument Gallery, El Paso, TX.
2011   
Jill Erickson & Suzanne Kane, Mariposa Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.
Exhibition II, The Preston Contemporary Art Center, Mesilla, NM.
2011 Regional Ceramics Competition, the Museum of Art, Wichita Falls, TX.
The University of Dallas Regional Ceramics, Haggerty Gallery, Irving, TX.
2000-2010      
Ink & Clay 36, Kellogg University Art Gallery, Cal Poly-Pomona, Pomona, CA.
2010 International Orton Cone Box, juried, traveling from Baker University, Baldwin City, KA.
Southern New Mexico and El Paso, Preston Contemporary Art Center, Las Cruces, NM.
Painting Across Borders, The Mexican Consulate, El Paso, TX.
The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth, national juried, Xiem Clay Center, Pasadena, CA.
A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ.
NMSU Faculty Art Show, Williams Hall, Las Cruces, NM, invitational.

2006 International Orton Cone Box Show, Portland, OR, and  Baldwin City, KA , juried.
Feats of Clay 2006, Lincoln Arts, Lincoln, California, juried.          
Containers New and Old, Suzanne Kane, EPAC The El Paso International Airport, El Paso, TX
Originals 2005, The Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM, invitational.

So Q,  Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM, invitational
Between the Spaces, Suzanne Kane, Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces, NM.
Hot Tea, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, invitational. 
The Wichita National 2001, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS, juried.
Al2o3Si 02, Governor’s Invitational, The Govenor’s Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, invitational. 
The House Form: A Universal Symbol, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA, juried.
Subject/Object, ceramic sculpture of Suzanne Kane, MCCPA Clinton Township, MI.
Women Artists from the Land of Enchantment,  New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, LewAlan Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, juried.
Honors
Residency: The Archie Bray Foundation, 2009 Helena, MT.
Best in Show, for “Place I’ve Been,” From the Ground Up 2009, Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces, NM.
Juror’s Award, for “The Desk Where I Work,” 2008 International Orton Cone Box, Baker University, Baldwin City, KA.
Third Place Award, for “Tasks of Learning,” Feats of Clay 2006, Lincoln Arts, Lincoln, CA.

Purchase Award, for “Soliloquy,” 2006 International Orton Cone Box, Baker University, Baldwin City, KA.
The Charles and Roene Hazen Memorial Award of Excellence, for “Sliced Apples” 2004 Starbrick National, Starbrick Clay, Nelsonville, OH.
Purchase Award, for “Swirl,” 2003 Clay: Making Connections, Roswell Museum of Art, Roswell, NM.
Purchase Award, for “Apples” 2002 International Orton Cone Box, Baker University, Baldwin City, KA.
Best of Show, for “Capricious Domain,” From the Ground Up XIX, 2000, Branigan Cultural Center, Las Cruces, NM.
First Place Merit Award, for “Dream House,” New Mexico Clay 2000, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM.
Best of Show, for “Carriage,” New Mexico Clay 99, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM.
First Place Graduate Symposium Award, Master’s Thesis Exhibition, Williams Hall Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.
Publications
Ceramics Technical, volume 21, November 2005,  "The Cultivated Ceramics of Amanda Jaffe," written by Suzanne Kane.
Clay Times, May/
June 2003, “The Gallery.”
Ceramics Monthly, June, 2003, “Upfront: Suzanne Kane.”
Ceramics Monthly, January 2001, “Suzanne Kane, Clay and Metal,” by Richard Garriot-Stejskal.
Ceramics Monthly, November 1999, “Up Front.”​

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