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Davidoff, Suzi

United States, Born 1953
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About this Artist

Suzi Davidoff is an artist based in the Chihuahuan desert of west Texas, creating drawings, paintings, prints and collaborative installations that explore themes of structure and perception in the natural world. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums across the United States.


MFA, New Mexico State University
MA, New Mexico State University
BFA, University of Texas at El Paso
Selected Collections
Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, TX
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
Art in Embassies, US Department of State Belger Foundation, Kansas City, MO
City of El Paso
Dell Children’s Hospital, Austin, TX
El Paso Museum of Art
Hallmark Collection, Kansas City, MO
Metropolitan Museum of Art
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Library
New Mexico State University
SBC Center, San Antonio, TX
Texas Tech University Museum of Art
Thomas J. Watson Library – Metropolitan Museum of Art
University of California San Diego Jacobs Health Center
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
University of Kansas
University of New Mexico
University of Texas at El Paso
Western Michigan University
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017 Simplified World ,Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, El Paso, TX
2016 Common Language, Flatbed Press, Austin, TX
2015 Streams – Collaborations 1999-2015 Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC
2014 Organic Abstraction, Chicago Art Source, Chicago, IL
2013 Regeneration, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
2012 East Side and Beyond, Flatbed Press, Austin, TX
2010 Desert Suite, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
2009 Desert Suite – New Monotypes, Flatbed Press, Austin, TX
2008 Equinox, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
2006 Sky Suite, Prints and Drawings, Flatbed Press, Austin, TX
2005 Halocline, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
2002 Historia Natural, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
2001 Canyon Walk, University Art Gallery, NMSU, Las Cruces, NM
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 A Selection of Prints Moody Gallery, Houston, TX
Flatbed Press at 25, Art Avenue Gallery, El Paso, TX
The Art of Printmaking, Bank of America Gallery, Houston, TX
Garden of Earthly and Unearthly Delights, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
Imprint, UCM Gallery of Art & Design, Warrensburg, MO
2016 Nature Gathered -- Suzi Davidoff and Sherry Owens, Octavia Gallery, New Orleans, LA
New Work by Gallery Artists, Chicago Art Source, Chicago, IL
2015 Hot Off the Press, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, TX
Meditations on Nature, Suzi Davidoff and Sherry Owens, Octavia Gallery, Houston, TX
Connecting the Dots, Unsettled Gallery, Las Cruces, NM
Amor Por Juarez, Sotoa Gallery, El Paso, TX
2014 Studio Lab: Research Practices in the Visual Arts Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, El Paso, TX
ZBCA – New Works by Gallery Artists, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
RAZI PROJECTS: Air Patterns, Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, El Paso, TX
La Romita, Works from the Italian Intensive Flatbed Press, Austin, TX
City of El Paso, Alameda Street RTS – Selected Artists
Biennial Faculty Exhibition (1990-2014), Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, El Paso, TX
2013 Paper, Alan Avery Art Company, Atlanta, GA
The Lawrence Lithography Workshop, Richmond Center for the Visual Arts, Kalamazoo, MI,
The Book as Art, Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, Decatur, GA
Selected Awards and Residencies
2015 Artist residency, Monte Azul Contemporary Art, San Gerardo, Costa Rica
2009 Artist residency, Fiskars Artists Cooperative, Fiskars, Finland
1996 Pollack-Siquieros Binational Art Award, Ford Foundation
1994 Mid-America Arts Alliance, NEA Fellowship Award
Select Bibliography
Abatemarco, Michael, “Remaking Place”, Santa Fe New Mexican, 8/30/2013
Benton, Camille, Art in Embassies – Monterrey, Mexico. Art Collection of the U.S.
Consulate General, 2015
Doyle, Kerry, “Simplified World” catalog essay, Rubin Center for the Visual Arts,
University of Texas at El Paso, 2017
“Suzi Davidoff”, Interdisciplinary Humanties Journal, Spring 2010
Fairfield, Douglas, “The World in a Grain of Detritus”, Santa Fe New Mexican, 8/8/2008
Goddard, Dan, “Rachelle Thiewes, Susan Davidoff, Beverly Penn”, Artlies, Summer
Goddard, Dan, “Ten Best Shows of the Year”, 12/31/2000, “Artists Find Inspiration in
Desert’s Life, Intensity”, 6/6/2000, San Antonio Express News
Hendrick, Becky, “Air Patterns”, Artlies, Spring 2004
Indyke, Dottie, “Susan Davidoff and Lucinda Young”, ArtNews, October 2006
Jones, Elizabeth, “Suzi Davidoff”, Circa, Winter 1993
Procter, Kenneth J, “Beyond the Traditional: Suzi Davidoff/Layers of the Desert”,
Summer 2012, “Perishable Beauty”, Winter 2008, “Surf and Turf”, Winter 2007,
Drawing Magazine
Pullen, Doug, “Common Language”, 3/27/2011, “The Finnish Influence”, 11/15/2009,
El Paso Times
Reese, Becky Duvall, Texas 100: Selections from the El Paso Museum of Art, 2006
Schall, Jan, “Suzi Davidoff: Drawing Desert and Rainforest”, WALK, RAZI Projects, 2015
Smith, Mark Lesley and Katherine Brimberry, “Suzi Davidoff”, Flatbed Press at 25,
University of Texas Press, 2016
Tippin, Chilton, “An Artist’s Walk”, Art Ave Magazine, January/February 2016
Wasserman, Krystyna, The Book as Art: 20 Years of Artist’s Books, Princeton
Architectural Press, 2006
Wasserman, Krystyna, “Book as Art XV: Thinking in Silence”, Women in the Arts,
Summer 2004
Wider, Susan, “Natural Beauty: 2011 Invitational Exhibition”, The Magazine, February/March 2012
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