To view videos Suzanne creates in collaboration with her poet-husband Dan, visit:
Red Eft Editions:


Suzanne’s paintings are featured in the Spring edition of Shenandoah. Visit: Gallery

“Shape of Flight,” Solo Exhibit, Ingram Gallery, Vanderbilt University, February 16-March 20

“Natural Order,” 4-person exhibit, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC September-November 2015

Traveling Solo Exhibit, “Notes on the State of Virginia,” Athenaeum, Alexandria, Virginia (December 15, 2015 -- January 31, 2016) and the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, Virginia (May – September 2016)


Suzanne's new work on mirror is represented by Cumberland Gallery at the 2014 Los Angeles Art Show January 15-19.

"Pollinator," Blue Spiral, Asheville, NC: Suzanne is included in a spring group exhibit featuring art exploring honey bees.

Senator Mark Warner's office selected Suzanne's artwork for a year-long exhibit of Virginia artists.


Suzanne's exhibit "Notes on the State of Virginia" opens at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, Virginia, on June 14th and runs through August 24th.

Visit to hear the artist talk about this new work.

The D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson Museum in Dundee, Scotland, purchased Suzanne's painting "Reasons for Numbers" for their art collection.

Two of Suzanne's vortex paintings were selected for the new Music City Center's permanent art collection in Nashville, Tennessee.

Suzanne's painting Ascent: Homage to Avian Flight was selected for the exhibit "High Art: 15 Years of Collecting" at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

The summer issue of London-based Antennae: The Journal of Animals and Visual Culture features the work of Suzanne and collaborator Ann Ropp's paintings with an essay by Scott Contreras-Koterbay.


Suzanne's work Field Notes (Natural Domain Series) is included in the anthology Convergence: The Art Collection of the National Academy of Sciences (with 14 essays including those by NAS curator J.D. Talasek, E.O. Wilson, and Lucy Lippard).

"Nest" was the theme of Suzanne's 2012 May Farm School painting workshop (Shenandoah Valley, VA). During the week, students collaborated on building an 8' high nest.


Suzanne is the recipient of a 2011 Virginia Commission for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship in support of her series, "Notes on the State of Virginia."
Link to A! Magazine article: Suzanne Stryk Awarded Fellowship

Launching the Imagination: A Comprehensive Guide to Basic Design (McGraw-Hill), by Mary Stewart, features an interview with Suzanne along with images by the artist.

Solo exhibits 2010:

Flyway: Birds in the Art of Suzanne Stryk 2000-2010
traveled to the following venues in 2010:

February 12 — March 15
Perspective Gallery, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia

July 26 — September 9
Gallery 180, The Illinois Institute of Art
Chicago, Illinois

September 18 — November 7
Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History
Danville, Virginia

Brochure for Flyway with essay by VT art history professor Martha Allison:

Suzanne presented the keynote address, "The Beetle and the Double Helix: Why Nature Matters in the Art Classroom," to the Georgia Art Educators Association's Annual Conference in October, 2010.

Catalogs from past exhibits:

Second Nature: The Art of Suzanne Stryk
available from The Looking Glass Museum Store at William King Museum
Abingdon, Virginia

Keeping An Eye on Things
available from ETSU natural history museum shop
Gray Fossil Site Museum
Gray, Tennessee

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38 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801

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4107 Hillsboro Circle
Nashville, TN 37215

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