Susan Slater-Tanner
                     SUNY Orange
                     115 South Street
                     Middletown, NY

Included in this section: Education University Experience Gallery Directorship Museum Experience Publication Curatorial Experience Lectures and Presentations Memberships Academic Awards and Honor

Education New York University, New York, New York. Post Graduate studies in Fine Art Appraisal 2001 continuing Hunter College, New York, New York. MA Art History 1998: specializing in twentieth century art and women in art history. Pace University, Pleasantville, New York. BA Art History 1994: concentration on architectural history. Internship Columbia University, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, New York, New York. Orange County Community College, Middletown, New York. AAS Architectural Technology 1992: general interest in historic preservation. University Experience 1995 to present: Orange County Community College, Middletown, New York. Adjunct Assistant Professor. Courses: two-semester survey of History of Art, Modern Art, Women in Art, American Art and the History of Animation. Fall 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2003 Honors sections of survey Art History I and II. 1999-2000: Interim Cultural Affairs Coordinator of Orange County Community College; Responsibilities included: facilitating Orange Hall Gallery exhibitions, performance and seminar cultural events. Scheduling, booking and graphics arts connected with monthly and annual calendar. 2002- Spring SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, New York. Adjunct Professor- Survey course Art History II Renaissance to Modern. 1998 to present: Pace University, Pleasantville, New York. Adjunct Professor of Art History . Survey courses: Renaissance to Modern, American Art, The History of Photography. Gallery Directorship 1996 to present: Director of the Harriman Student Gallery, Orange County Community College Middletown, New York. The Gallery exhibit’s the art work of students, faculty and staff as well as featuring special curatorial presentations. Museum Experience 1994-1997: Site Manager of the Rockefeller Chapel/Union Church of Pocantico Hills, New York. Responsible for curatorial research, development and maintenance of public visitation for Historic Hudson Valley, the non-profit agency that holds the chapel in trust. The chapel houses the last work of Henri Matisse and nine Marc Chagall stained glass windows. Supervised, trained and scheduled paid staff of docents and developed volunteer staff. Acted as a liaison between active congregation of Union Church and the administration of Historic Hudson Valley. Developed curriculum and instituted hands-on workshops for elementary and secondary students visiting the site. Established intern program with local secondary schools and Pace University. Publication “Medieval to Modern: Cathedral Construction” Transactions of the Society of Fellows Pace University. vol. 6 1996, pp. 1-10. Curatorial Experience Guest Curator “Challenging Perceptions: The Changing Images of Women and Men in Art History”. December 1996 Orange Hall Gallery, Orange County Community College, Middletown, New York. Slide Lectures Pace University, White Plains, New York. Society of Fellows. November 1995. “Medieval to Modern: Cathedral Construction” Historic Hudson Valley, Tarrytown, New York. March 1996-1997. “The Paper Cut-outs of Henri Matisse” followed by hands-on work shop “Chagall at Union Church” Marymount College, Tarrytown, New York. 1997 “Papier Decoupee of Matisse” followed by a hands-on workshop. Greenwood Lake Public Library , Greenwood Lake, New York. Fall of 2000 three-part art history lecture series. Spring of 2000 three-part art history lecture series. Spring 1999 three-part art history lecture series. Spring/ Summer 1998nine -part art history lecture series. Orange County Community College, Institutional Equity Council, Middletown, New York. April 1999 “Resurgence of the Goddess” Faculty Lecture, Orange County Community College, Middletown, New York Spring 2001. “The Sacred and The Profane”. Spring 2004. “De Coding the Da Vinci Code” Digital Presentations Public Library Lecture Series, “Decoding the Da Vinci Code” Greenwood Lake, New York Walden, New York Woodbury, New York Suffern, New York Cornwall, New York Nanuet, New York Valley Cottage, New York Curatorial Lecture, Exposures Gallery, Sugar Loaf, New York “Celtic Art, Myth and Spirit” three-part cultural and art history lecture series Traveling Lectures Series “Women Artists” May 1997 Washington D.C. for Arts and Communication Department, Orange County Community College, Middletown, New York. “The Sacred and the Profane” September 2000 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York for the Honors Department of Orange County Community College. Middletown, New York. “Duchamp’s Impact on Twentieth Century Art” April 2001 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for Club 4 the Arts, Orange County Community College, Middletown, New York. “Goya’s Images of Women” May 2002 the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. for Clubs 4 the Arts, Orange County Community College, Middletown, New York. Memberships Faculty Advisor for Club 4 the Arts, Orange County Community College, Middletown, New York 1998-2002. Faculty Advisor for the Anime Club, Orange County Community College, Middletown, New York 2000-2003 Pace Fellows Phi Theta Kappa Academic Awards and Honor Pace University: Magna cum Laude and Departmental Honors 1994 OCCC Honors and Mildred Devlan Mentoring Grant 1991 Who’s Who Among American Teachers, 1998, 1999, 2004