MFA Art & Design, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
BA Modern History, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
BA (Honours) Visual Art, Guest Student Program, Central St. Martins College of Art & Design, University of the Arts, London, UK
2019 (Forthcoming) AXA Art Prize Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute, Richard Gray Gallery, New York Academy of Art
2019 Kara Walker presents: The Colossus of Rutgers, Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn, NY
2019 Like A Day, Rutgers in New York MFA Thesis Exhibition, 21 Ludlow Street, New York, NY
2019 What Use Are Flowers, Voorhees Mall Sculpture Installation at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2019 All Conditions, Mason Gross School of the Arts MFA Thesis Exhibition, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2019 Portraits of Paul Robeson, Zimmerli Art Museum, Paul Robeson Legacy Project at Rutgers University Commission, New Brunswick, NJ
2018 Look Both Ways (the welcome back show), Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ
2018 Black Mold: Tepper Chair Event Featuring Kara Walker and the Rutgers Cohort, Kirkpatrick Chapel, New Brunswick, NJ
2017 Mason Gross First-Year MFA Exhibition, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ
2017 Please do not spit in the garden, the co-cureate shows, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ
2017 Art for the Cinema Auction, Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY
2016 Art and Home, Room and Board, Culver City, CA
2016 Solo Exhibition — Writers of the East End and Beyond, Estia’s Back Porch, Darien, CT
2016 The Golden Age of Rock and Roll, Karyn Mannix Contemporary, East Hampton, NY
2016 Solo Exhibition — Writers of the East End, Estia’s, East Hampton, NY
2016 Hey Ladies, Co-Lab Gallery, Highland Park, CA
2015 Art and Home, Room and Board, Culver City, CA
2015 Solo Exhibition — Valerie Suter: Authors and Images, LA County Store, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Authors & Images, Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair, MOCA Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Can We Become My Little Ponies, “Field of Dreams,” presented by the Andres Levin & the Bruce High Quality Foundation, BRIC, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Guest Student Exhibition, Central St. Martins College of Art & Design, London, UK
2001 Two-Person Exhibition, Yellow Barn Studio and Gallery, Glen Echo, MD
HONORS & FELLOWSHIPS
2019 AXA Art Prize Juried Exhibition Finalist
2018-19 Graduate Fellowship, Eagleton Fellowship Program in Politics and Government, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University
2018 Dedalus Foundation MFA Fellowship Nomination
2018 CAA Routledge, Taylor & Francis Annual Conference Scholarship
2017-19 MFA Full Tuition Fellowship, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
RESIDENCIES & GRANTS
2018 Residency Fellowship, The Art & Law Program, New York, NY
2017 Artist Residency, Chandelier Creative at Mermaid Ranch, East Hampton, NY
2016 Artist Residency Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
TEACHING APPOINTMENTS & RELATED EXPERIENCE
2019 Part-Time Lecturer in Drawing, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2019 Eagleton Graduate Fellow, Internship Placement at New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Trenton, NJ
2019 Instructor, Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division, High School Summer Painting & Drawing Intensive, New Brunswick, NJ
2019 Part-Time Lecturer in Painting, Mason Gross School of Art & Design, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2018-19 Instructor, Zimmerli Art Museum art classes and workshops, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2018 Part-Time Lecturer in Painting, Mason Gross School of Art & Design, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2017 Juror, Undergraduate Annual Exhibition, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2017 Gallery Associate, The Drawing Room, East Hampton, NY
Tolley, John: “A Rutgers student is painting a proper place in history for trailblazing women,” BTN Live Big, Nov 7, 2018.
Nguyen, Catherine. (2018, October 18). Portraits of empowerment: Rutgers student paints past female presidential candidates. The Daily Targum. p. 1, 4.
Granieri, Laurie: “Painting Female Presidential Candidates Back Into History,” Rutgers Today, October 2018.
Tijerina, Daniela: "Drift Away with BETS' Dreamy New Music Video," Nylon, September 2016.
Trauring, Michelle, “Art and Iconic Rock Collide in Bridgehampton, East Hampton,” The Sag Harbor Express, May 2016.
Salinetti, Ryan M., “Valerie Suter, Artist,” The Nice Niche, March 2016.
Segal, Mark: “Portraits at Little Estia,” The Art Scene 03.03.16, The East Hampton Star, Mar 2016.
Ferri, Jessica: “The Act of Imagining: Valerie Suter’s Literary Paintings,” Feed Your Need to Read, Open Road Integrated Media, Nov 2015.
Granahan, Diane: “Happenings: Valerie Suter at LA County Store,” ZBC Blog, July 2015.
Ziemba, Christine: “21 of Our Favorite Events in Los Angeles This Week,” Laist, July 2015.
Loving, O. and Humphrey, S., “AO On Site – New York: The Bruce High Quality Foundation’s ‘Field of Dreams,’ Saturday, July 24th, in Prospect Park, Brooklyn,” Art Observed, July 2010.
Painting Precedents: Portraits of Female Presidential Candidates in U.S. History, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University, November 2018.
Artist-in-residence Presentation, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, August 2016.
Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY; Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; private collections