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 exhibitions 

Suzanne Sunshine in front of three paintings from the "G Major Scale" Series  -- photo: Alison Sheehy

03/06/2017
Newmark Holdings Announces Permanent Lobby Art Installation at the nonprofit, Actor's Equity Fund Building in the Heart of Times Square

Newmark Holdings, a vertically integrated owner, operator, property manager and developer of commercial real estate, announced a permanent installation by artist and real estate broker Suzanne Sunshine that includes several of her works at 1560 Broadway, a 17-story, 225,000 square-foot mixed-use building on West 46th Street in the heart of Manhattan's Times Square neighborhood.  The new installation features three paintings, each 60 X 48 inches selected from Ms. Sunshine's previously exhibited G Major Scale.

Actor's Equity Building

1560 Broadway (46th Street)

Sky Lobby - 4th Floor

March 6, 2017
New York, NY

Permanent Installation

 

June 22, 2016
 
Lower Manhattan Spaces--at 45 Broadway Lobby Atrium by nonprofit, chashama
June 20 - November 6, 2016

Lower Manhattan Spaces, an exhibition of five, large-scale abstract paintings, presented by chashama, was created especially for the lobby at 45 Broadway by New York-based artist and commercial real estate executive Suzanne Sunshine. The paintings are in many ways emblematic of the merging the artist's main passions: art, philanthropy and real estate.

In keeping with her philanthropic bent, Sunshine will donate ten percent of the proceeds from any exhibit sales to Poets & Writers, a literary nonprofit, which she helped relocate to Lower Manhattan. 

 

Artist and art historian Adrienne Farb believes that Sunshine's "dual sense of artistic and humanitarian engagement" as well as her deep “knowledge of architectural spaces and structures propel her innate understanding of the canvas shape…In witnessing the pictorial space of her canvases, we ourselves become part of a larger more universal and open-ended space. The paintings envelope us, both by their scale and by their intensity. They extend beyond the shapes of the canvases and fill the room. They are at once powerful, delicate, and very determined.”

These paintings, Farb insists, “demand multiple viewings to reveal [their] intricacies and complexities. Sunshine creates forms that move and bend, appear and disappear. Her paintings feel essential and infinite.”

About chashama:

chashama partners with property owners to activate unused real estate for artists to develop, create and present. Since 1995, chashama has revitalized over 80 properties, providing invaluable opportunities to more than 12,000 artists. chashama empowers artists at any stage of their career with affordable space to live, create and present. chashama also brings vibrant, artistic programming to audiences of all ages and backgrounds by annually presenting over 130 free, public events to diverse neighborhoods throughout  New York City.

 

About Poets & Writers
Founded in 1970, Poets & Writers is the nation’s largest nonprofit literary organization serving poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers.  The organization’s work is rooted in the belief that literature is vital to sustaining a vibrant culture and focuses on nurturing literature’s source: creative writers.  Its mission is to foster the professional development of poets and writers, to promote communication throughout the literary community, and to help create an environment in which literature can be appreciated by the widest possible public. 

Suzanne Sunshine’s latest series of paintings Lower Manhattan Spaces burst into our vision with audacious zeal. These recent large-scale paintings, created especially for this exhibition, envelope us, both by their scale and by their intensity. They are powerful, delicate and very determined. The plenitude of inventive forms and rich colors reflect Suzanne’s deep passions and convictions. Her paintings feel essential and infinite.

 

Adrienne Farb
New York, May 1, 2016

Individual panels will be available to nonprofit tenants in Lower Manhattan when the exhibition ends on November 6.

Diptych "Be the Light 1" and "Be the Light 2"

When Nature Resumes her Loveliness: A Spring Selection Curated by Susan Eley Fine Art

04/01/2016 - 06/01/2016

Susan Eley Fine Art, a contemporary art gallery on the Upper West Side, is delighted to present “When Nature Resumes Her Loveliness,” an exhibition featuring eleven paintings and prints by five artists. The exhibition will take place in the café of the NYDC and be sponsored by 1stdibs. The works on view reflect the transition from winter to spring with a range of work from monochromatic abstract paintings, reflecting winter tones and cooler temperatures, to paintings and prints with hot, bright colors, announcing the advent of spring and a first look towards summer.

 

 

New York Design Center

200 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
917-952-7641

April 1 - June 1

 

Sunshine Donates Painting to Congregation Habonim's "Light Up The Night" Gala Auction

December 12, 2015

2015

Unveiled 6 - SOLD

acrylic on canvas

36 x 40 inches

 

December 12, 2015

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Congregation Habonim 
103 West End Avenue(at W. 64th Street)

New York, NY 10023

 

Suzanne Sunshine at Rosie

A Painting Exhibition Celebrating Art, Philanthropy & Food


September 25 - November 30, 2015

September 25- November 30

 

Rosie

27 Elm Street,
New Canaan, CT 06840

 

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A portion of the painting sales proceeds will be donated to The Meeting House, a program that develops social and emotional resilience in children.

Fashion and Art for
nonprofit, Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center

May 8 - August 31, 2015

Olive & Bette's is hosting an exclusive shopping event to benefit The Meeting House. The one-week shopping event features the summer clothing collection of Olive & Bette's and nine paintings of Suzanne Sunshine, which be up since the end of August. 

 

Suzanne created individually crafted paintings, inspired by light and beauty, to transform the space. The paintings will be for sale during the event.

 

 

 

Olive & Bette's

May 8 - August 31, 2015

252 Columbus Avenue

New York, NY

 

Available for sale at the event:

 

Olive & Bette's Quadruptych

2015

mixed media on canvas

24 x 24 inch

 

Available for sale at the event:

 

Kite

2015

mixed media on canvas

36 x 48 inch

 

 

SOLD at the event

 

Untitled, 2015, mixed media on canvas, 14 x 14 inches

Silent Auction to Benefit Judges And Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert

May 11, 2015

In support of Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert (JALBCA) Suzanne donated a triptych, commissioned for the event, to the silent auction.

 

 

Cipriani

55 Wall Street
New York, NY
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

May 11, 2015

 

"Infinite Rainbow" Created for JED Foundation Headquarters 

June 3, 2015

The JED Foundation's "Brightest Night" Gala on June 3rd is in celebration and support of JED's work with schools, students & communities to promote emotional health and prevent suicide.

 

Suzanne created "Infinite Rainbow."

 

 

The River Pavillon at The Jacob Javits Center

655 West 35th Street

New York, NY

6:30 PM

June 3rd, 2015

 

2015

Infinite Rainbow

mixed media on 6 interlocking canvases

42 x 26 inches

 

Diptych "Be the Light" and "Be the Light 2"

Theory:
To Benefit Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School

03/03/2015 - 03/09/2015

In support of Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School, New York’s largest community arts school and one of the country’s finest, the 69th Street Theory and I will be hosting an instore art exhibit featuring several of my works.

 

The show opening is March 3, from 5 PM-9 PM. Opening night Theory will be offering a 20% discount on all purchases to clients who are invited to the event along with donating 10% of all sales to the Lucy Moses School.

 

 

Theory

201 Columbus Ave
New York, NY
212-362-3676

March 3-9

 

The Student Concours:
Art Students League of New York

02/17/2015 - 02/21/2015

Each year from January into May, student work is exhibited in the Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery. These exhibits showcase the work of all the school's students in every discipline (painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, mixed media). Each week the concours changes in order to accomodate all the classes at the League. The student concours are open to the public seven days a week; most of the artwork is available for purchase.

 

Gallery visitor enjoys Suzanne's work title "I Am Feeling Well"